Viewing Camellias at the Bacon Fraser House

  Against the common belief that yards and gardens are colorless or dead during wintertime, those folks obviously haven’t been to see the winter blooms surrounding the historic Bacon Fraser house. If you have the opportunity to stop by and take a look, please do, you will not be disappointed. The grounds surrounding the almost…

The Most Epic Must-Do List for Liberty County

Photo by Bobby Cary Vacation – it’s something most people look forward to each year whether it’s a family vacation or a quick getaway with friends. Vacations are relaxing and fun where you get to let your hair down and enjoy life to the fullest! However, planning for a vacation can sometimes be a little…

Sights, sounds and smells of Christmas

    Around the holidays, I like to recall the sights, sounds and smells from my childhood Christmases at home in the 1950s. I remember the beautiful tree we had decorated in the corner of the front room. It was not a perfectly-shaped store-bought or artificial tree. Many times, Mama and I walked the woods…

Show Your Love with the Most Perfect Pecan Pralines Recipe

  This time of year, we love to look back on what all has happened over the last year. While doing that we stumbled on a very memorable Southern Cooks episode. Our guest was Mrs. Kim McGlothlin who made some out of this world pralines for us. We hope you make a batch or two…

Southern New Year’s Day Traditions

  For as long as I can remember my family has celebrated New Year’s Day in a very specific way. We eat. A lot. And we don’t eat just anything, we eat what has become for me, and I’m sure many other southerners, the traditional fare.   We have black eyed peas, rice, collard greens,…