Category Archives: country life

Healing Benefits of Cayenne Peppers…

Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum Capisicum frutescens Other Common Names: Capsicum, tabasco, hot pepper, chili, chili pepper, spur pepper. The capsicum herb is a tender, variable annual. It has a branched stem and a leaf-shaped much like a lance. It grows a bell-shaped … Continue reading

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Natural remedy for Poison Oak

Poison Oak rash Anyone who has ever had this rash, knows just how miserable it can be. Mine started out on the inside of my wrist. I tried Caladryl, regular and clear. They didn’t work. Within two days, or should … Continue reading

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Immune Boost: Getting ready for the winter…starts with Apple Cider Vinegar

IMMUNE HONEY Fall is here and winter is not far behind. That said I want to share my go to Immune booster. This past winter I had my three granddaughters down with bad colds, at the same time the two … Continue reading

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Christmas: Part 2 of Growing Up Overby.

Some Christmases we drove from Augusta to Mississippi. My parents must have worked hard to pack 3 kids and Santa in an old 1937 Ford. My folks would leave after Daddy got home from driving a truck. They put a … Continue reading

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Puppies and Changing Leaves On The Farm

Be advised, I’m writing this in the company of a puppy of little brain, like Winnie the Pooh, with a big heart, and even bigger puddles. At seven months, Cooper is a handful, chasing the kitties, and into everything, then … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Painted Rocks

Do you like Cowboys? How about Texas? Yeah, me too. Cowboys are hot. That said, how about a cover reveal?  This new novella featuring a Texas cowboy who is a rodeo champion and a secretive teacher is up now for … Continue reading

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Our May Garden

May is the wackiest, loveliest month, swinging from soaring heat to frigid cold. Now that the month is almost over, seasonable temps have arrived, and we’ve gotten some nice rain. Despite this roller coaster weather, most of the plants survived. … Continue reading

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Back to Olden Times?

Does anyone remember toting water from a well or from a spring or creek?  Maybe you aren’t old enough to remember life in the country, but I know folks who have gone back to that kind of life, even in … Continue reading

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Spring Is When the Meadowlark Sings and It’s Singing

Signs of spring are everywhere on the farm. February is like an erratic March. So was January. We’ve had little real winter. Almost no snow. Our weather blows mild then cold then warm again, even balmy before the wind cuts … Continue reading

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