OLD-FASHIONED FUN

Orange County Historical Society celebrates the season An old-fashioned Christmas is something many of us have yearned for, having heard echoes of a time when the most-celebrated holiday of the year was simpler and — perhaps — more heartfelt than in today’s busy and commercialized world. The Christmases of our ancestors were a time forContinue reading “OLD-FASHIONED FUN”

EVERYDAY ADVENTURES

Thanksgiving Helper I almost got fired last Thanksgiving. Or killed. Or maybe both. It was really my wife’s fault. She is an incredible cook, and at Thanksgiving, she goes all out. I cook the turkey, and she and my daughters make a ton of delicious side dishes and desserts for our family. It’s a greatContinue reading “EVERYDAY ADVENTURES”

Wimsatt Soap Co. & Bath Boutique: Finding the perfect stocking stuffers and gifts

Paula Wimsatt beams when she talks about her small family-owned-and-operated business, Wimsatt Soap Co. & Bath Boutique. “I truly love handcrafting products that make people happy! I love the small hometown businesses in New Albany, Indiana,” she says. “We love our customers and the relationships that we have grown over the years. We treat everyoneContinue reading “Wimsatt Soap Co. & Bath Boutique: Finding the perfect stocking stuffers and gifts”

Everyday Adventures: The Star of Christmas

Putting the star on top of the Christmas tree is the greatest honor in yuletide decorating. Oh sure the lights are important, but there are a million lights. They’re a dime a dozen. And ornaments? Don’t even get me started. Who’s going to notice where you hang one of dozens of ornaments on your festiveContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: The Star of Christmas”