Winter Weather Preparedness

Winter is here and with freezing temperatures ahead, keep your family, pets, and home safe with these tips. If you need to travel, use caution and wear proper clothing, hats, and gloves. VDOT encourages you to keep an emergency supply kit in your car with these automobile extras: Jumper cables Flares or reflective triangle Ice scraper Car […]

How to Make Your Own Little Debbie-Inspired Christmas Tree Cakes

I LOVE Little Debbie Christmas trees so when I came across this recipe by Grace Like Rain Blog to make your own, I had to try it. The recipe calls for a white cake mix, with a marshmallow cream center, topped with melted vanilla almond bark. I started by mixing up the box of cake mix according […]

How to Make an Easy and Delicious Pumpkin Dump Cake

It finally feels like fall and I was in the mood to bake this weekend so I went with my go-to easy and delicious recipe for Pumpkin Dump Cake. A dump cake is similar to a cobbler but with a cake-like topping. It is so named because it is prepared by “dumping” ingredients. For the […]

Incredible Sights as Hurricane Ian Struck Florida

There have been some incredible sights Wednesday as Hurricane Ian struck Florida. With storm surge driving seawater inland, a shark was sighted swimming in a neighborhood in Ft. Myers. The Sunken Gardens botanical preserve in St. Petersburg had to move its flamingos into a restroom to keep them out of harm’s way. Waffle House restaurants in Florida were closed. […]

2022 CMA Snubs & Surprises: Scotty McCreery, Kane Brown, and More Shut Out

The nominees for the 2022 CMA Awards were announced on Wednesday (Sept. 7) with Lainey Wilson leading the nominations. In her first year as a CMA, Wilson scored six nominations including Album of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Music Video of the Year, Musical Event of the Year, and Song of the Year. […]