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Quintet to play at Olde Presbyterian Church

Sounds of the Season concert Sunday

By Nita Brown


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Weaving her way to the Piedmont Art Festival

Nestled in the woods of Van Wyck, Carol Leedy weaves a basket in the shop across the driveway from her home.


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November Yard of the Month

YOTM: The Nicholses have a plan for every season

Dennis and Susie Nichols carefully plan their landscaping to make sure there is something blooming year round at their home.


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A family tradition

B&B Craft Show

By Sherry Archie

Traditions of the current season include cooler autumn weather, falling leaves of gold, aroma of turkey roasting, Black Friday sales and Clemson and Carolina fans showing their school spirit. Only one thing is missing from this list – the B&B Craft Show.  


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Jo-Ann Craft Stores

Deck the halls: Holiday party decorating tips

When it comes to decking the halls in advance of a holiday party, there’s nothing quite as festive as creating homemade decorations with the family.

From handmade ornaments to shimmering trees, your party guests will catch that holiday spirit when they see the special décor created just for the event.

To help get you started, the inspiration experts at the Jo-Ann Craft Stores have shared the following holiday craft ideas.


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Just a Pinch by Janet Tharpe

How do we love pork? Let us count the ways...

“I’ve got my menu planned for the next two weeks,” smiles home cook Nikki Smith, “Pork on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Boy, that was easy.”


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Just a Pinch by Janet Tharpe

Just a pinch: Roasted Banana Scones

Ingredients
3 medium bananas, sliced
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
2 large eggs
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 egg, beaten


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Tree Talk with Joanna Angle

Options for buying trees

There are many reputable suppliers of baby trees, from local nurseries to the big box stores. During the years I have been tree farming I have relied heavily on two sources.


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YOTM: Firsts give southern yard a northern touch

September Yard of the Month

By Sherry Archie

Sometimes pretty yards take years to establish, but sometimes they just seems to fall in place, especially if the owners have green thumbs. That’s the case with Ronald and Susan First at 1954 Charles Avenue. The couple relocated to Lancaster from Erie, Pa. about two years ago when Ronald’s job brought them south. He was here about six months before Susan could come, so he began the search for a new home.


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Tree Talk with Joanna Angle

All about the Chinaberry

‘There’s a Chinaberry tree I remember                                                           
I used to climb in and out of my window…’
Rodney Crowell,
‘Telephone Road’


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