Monthly Archives: June 2013

Put On Your Brakes Peach Cobbler

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There’s a reason I call this recipe ‘Put On Your Brakes Peach Cobbler.’ When I was growing up, every summer before our annual family reunion picnic, all of my mom’s sisters and nieces would put in their special requests ahead of time for mom’s scrumptious peach cobbler. All of our clan would arrive at the Breaks Interstate Park, [...]

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Magnolia Time in the South

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Magnolia blossom time doesn’t last nearly long enough in my estimation.  I snapped these photos of blooms from well-established trees, primarily here in Peachtree Corners. Hope you enjoy these shots as much as I enjoyed taking them…  

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Author Elizabeth Musser Shares Insights Into “The Swan House” (Part 1)

SJL: Elizabeth, thanks so much for taking time for this interview! Would you mind sharing a bit of your background with our readers, especially about how an Atlanta native ends up living in France? Elizabeth: Bonjour, Jan, and thanks for inviting me to Shutterjoylady! Yes, I’m a Southern girl, from Atlanta, and even after living [...]

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Southern Meets Spice! …And, Oh So Nice!

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Breezing through the Whistle Stop Farmer’s Market right around the corner from Peachtree Corners, these multiple jars of colorful spices immediately called my name…”Jan, try me!…No, over here…try me!”…You see, I’m all about cooking with spice, especially if it’s of the hot & spicy variety. When I asked Greg Wood, owner of the Mill Creek [...]

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