Category: September 2017

Even in the Valleys

The raging feeling of disappointment can be haunting. Struck by the curiosity of what could have been or should have been, it is easy to fall into mind battle after mind battle. You may be filled to your highest in fear, lost in what on earth is going on.

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What in the World is Chard?

Although it’s still very warm outside, it’s time to think about what we can plant now in order to harvest in late fall and early winter. There are many cool season vegetables, which include Asian greens, beets, carrots, chard, lettuce, green onions, peas, spinach, and turnips. This month, we are going to plant Swiss chard seeds!

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Back-to-School Apple Tree

This cute mini-apple tree would make a great back-to-school gift for your child’s teacher, or it could be a fun craft for your kids to make in preparation for the upcoming fall season. For this simple craft, all you need are cardboard toilet paper tubes, paint, a chenille stem, and a small tree branch.

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Lost in Transition

Now that you’ve sweated through most of the summer, it’s time to start thinking about the new fall fashion season ahead. I know that for many of us, there’s still plenty of steamy days to come, but it doesn’t hurt to start doing a little planning to refresh those tired summer wardrobes. After all, the new fall collections will be hitting the stores and online as you read this!

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Quick Breads = Quick & Delicious

I love baking! Quick breads, which use baking soda and baking powder instead of yeast as leavening (and therefore require no kneading or rising time), are easy, versatile, and delicious. Perfect for breakfast, snacks, and gifts, they’re a staple in our house. Years ago, I discovered that they make tasty lunches too!

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Vossler Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch — Opens September 30

There are so many fun things to do at Vossler Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch! Vossler Farms is located on South Mooney Boulevard, just down the street from Mooney Grove Park. We are known for providing a unique environment that is fun and family-centered, and have become a fall tradition throughout Tulare County. Each year, more and more families enjoy all that we have to offer.

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