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To Mom, Before My Wedding Day

Lindsay Henry | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home
Lindsay Henry

Carefully tearing the wrapping paper, I opened the gift and immediately felt my heartstrings tug on my tear ducts. Inside a white shadow box lined with copies of our wedding and shower invitations was an ivory purse, sparkling with beads and heavy with memories.

7 Fun Ideas For Your 'Something Borrowed'

Natasha Burton | Posted 06.12.2016 | Home
Natasha Burton

Something borrowed is arguably the hardest of the four "somethings" to find for your big day. On the one hand, you'd like the item you borrow to be meaningful, but you also don't want to borrow something that's so valuable to the person you're getting it from that you spend your wedding worried about losing it.

How to Divvy Up Your Stuff

Jim T. Miller | Posted 04.15.2013 | Home
Jim T. Miller

Divvying up personal possessions among adult children or other loved ones is a task that many parents dread. Deciding who should get what without showing favoritism, hurting someone's feelings or causing a feud can be difficult, even for close-knit families.

Homecoming

Sonia Taitz | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Sonia Taitz

What will we leave our children when we're gone? Most of us will leave pictures and scrapbooks; echoes of their lives and our own. We can all leave something else that's just as precious -- a taste of who we are and where we came from.

A Tomato Takeover: 8 Summer Tomato Recipes

Food52 | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Food52

July's the time to pull some tomatoes off the vine and toss them into your summer staples while the sun's still setting late.

Heirloom Boom

Sierra | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home
Sierra

Seed Savers has blossomed into a 13,000-member nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and spread heirloom (nonhybrid, that is) vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers by exchanging and selling seeds.

Moonshine Without The GMO Corn

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

John McEntire is the only person in the world that grows Crooked Creek Corn, a once common crop in the South East.

Send Your Orphan Heirlooms Home

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 10.09.2011 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

About a decade ago, I accidentally launched into a sub-hobby of genealogy - one I refer to as orphan heirloom rescues. The idea is to return items to descendants of their original owners.

Every Seed Has A Story

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

Along our road trip across the United States, we are filming a lot more than we are able to fit into the weekly episodes. Crossing Iowa, there were s...

Teens Need Kitchen Counter-Culture

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Newman

It's ironic that teens today are correctly pushing the social agenda in their schools to allow a diversity of identities to be expressed but are consuming foods that have little nutritional value and are uniform.

A Blight On Summer: Where Have All the Tomatoes Gone?

Michele Kayal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Michele Kayal

This weekend I was asked to pass judgment on tomatoes. Which is far better than water because a) they have an actual taste, and b) good tomatoes are so hard to come by.