William Downes snapped this photo of sweet Williams growing in his yard west of Council Grove. Downes said that some of them have grown as high as three feet this year and stated that this is the highest he and his wife ever remember them growing. Sweet Williams are known by the scientific name Dianthus barbatus and were named for William, Duke of Cumberland.
Mother’s Day is a celebration of women who devote so much of their effort and energy to their families. Celebrating Mom on Mother’s Day lets her know all of her efforts haven’t gone unnoticed.
Cinco de Mayo marks the Mexican army’s victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. While that victory was a relatively minor one, modern celebrations of Cinco de Mayo have become incredibly popular across North America.
Cinco de Mayo gives people an opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture, throw a party, or at the very least, go out and indulge in Mexican food.
Busy families often find it hard to serve fresh and quickly prepared meals. But before pulling up to the nearest drive-through window, family chefs should know that many homecooked meals can be whipped up in a pinch.