DEAR AMY: For my first wedding anniversary, my mom got us a crystal paperweight in the shape of a heart. When I opened the package, I was confused. I even said to my husband, “This is so not me, and I’d be shocked if my mom didn’t know that.” I knew the gift was expensive and discovered that it cost more than $150.
Organizers of the 2015 Central California Women’s Conference are hoping the third time is the charm. Emmy award-winning entertainment/news broadcaster, social advocate and best-selling author Leeza Gibbons, has been signed to be this year’s keynote speaker.
In the 17th- and 18th-century garden, herbs were an important part of the vegetable plot, growing side-by-side with peas, carrots and lettuces, and then harvested and used in cooking, dye and soap making and herbal medicine.