Editor’s Note

My wife is the resident “green thumb” in our household. We have plants all over our house, in nearly every window and corner. I seem to knock one over each […]

History of Memorial Day

Many Americans celebrate the holiday weekend with barbecues or road trips, but Memorial Day means so much more than extra time off. The intent behind observing the special day is […]

A Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Most moms will tell you they have what they need and want nothing. Knowing how to show her you care can be a challenge. This month, we gathered some gift […]

Making Mom Time

Motherhood comes in many forms, whether you’ve given birth, adopted a child, or fill a motherly role for a family member or friend. The hope of most mothers (biological or […]

The Strength and Spirit of a Mother

Nancy Bellin shares about her mother’s love, strength, and courage of conviction that saw the family through the Japanese internment years and how her mother left indelible imprints on her […]

Making Life a Bit Sweeter

Anyone’s sweeter side can show through after they visit local bakery The Frosted Muffin. Visalia native, owner, and pastry chef Susana Gabriela “Gabby” Guerrero tells us about how she whipped […]

Experiences at Westwood Barns

About 10 years ago, an East Coast city girl got engaged to a local Valley farmer boy. But when Lauren and Daniel Westra went on the hunt for the perfect […]

Modern Metals

Beneath the modern farmhouse façade, a structural skeleton of steel shapes a distinctively built house that marries energy, efficiency, and beauty.