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Thank You

When we teach etiquette, we try to express the importance of the thank-you note. Now, I know when I …

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Cold Damage

I have finally been able to spend some daylight scouting my home landscape for cold damage. Robeson County is …

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Sharing Passions

My father gave me a great gift – a love for reading. I clearly remember him getting a new …

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Camp Combo

I know, I know! You are trying to get those last-minute Christmas presents wrapped and making sure everyone has …

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Setting Goals

Do you sometimes want the impossible, immediately? I know I do, but we all know that is not reality. …

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Winter Worries Abated

I remember as a child how my grandmother would start getting anxious about Christmas as soon as Halloween came. …

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A Blast From the Past

Christmas is hands down my favorite holiday. Each year I put up two trees (because I don’t have room …

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Fall Into Caring

The weather is starting to slowly change, and I must admit I like it. If I could just sit …

12 Gifts I Wish for You

By: Cathy L. Graham County Extension Director North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center The best gift a parent can give his …

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