Gaucho Farms: Experience Farm-to-Table at Its Very Best

  Jorge and Suzanne Wright Sanchez, true advocates of providing healthier alternatives to factory-farmed meats, poultry and vegetables, started Gaucho Farms based on model of The Pampas of Argentina, Jorge’s homeland.  This area,  known for its wide open grasslands and sustainable agriculture, has been successfully integrated in the south Alabama hamlet of Slocomb.  Located at […]

An Engagement Celebration

The month of June has long been associated with wedding and engagement celebrations.  Although the wedding of  Lynsey Gulledge and  John Griffin is several months away,  a gorgeous country retreat was the perfect setting to honor this lovely couple over the weekend.   The Mother of the bride created an artistic sign to welcome guests  […]


   Today I am honored to feature a guest post from Laurel Griffith today as we celebrate Father’s Day.  Laurel, a gifted writer, speaker, and author, edited and published a magazine entitled Wiregrass Christian Living when she and her husband, Jim, lived here in Dothan.  Now  I have the opportunity to read her blog several […]

Oakleaf Hydrangea – A Vintage Southern Garden Charmer

  In the South, the hydrangea reigns as the quintessential garden flower starting about mid-May and continuing into the early fall. I can never seem to get enough of them, and constantly peruse Dothan’s garden district as well as other areas for their captivating blooms.  Hydrangea quercifolia commonly referred to as oakleaf hydrangea,  are peaking […]

A Friend’s Inspiration in the Garden of Life

I truly believe that God selectively places certain friends in your life that will be there for a lifetime.  No circumstance or situation will ever alter that friendship.  In fact, I like to think of them as special angels that are there to guide you, sustain you, and even help to pick you up when […]