A Time to be Thankful

Thankful: it’s a word that gets tossed around a lot this time of year as November arrives and 2017 begins to draw to a close. And although it typically marks the winding down of the year, November is also a season of beginnings. This month begins the season of giving and the season of receiving. It begins the season of…

Groove On The Green

On August 26, the Greystone Golf & Country Club with the Founders and Legacy Homeowners Associations hosted members, residents and guests to an outdoor concert, sounds by 7 Bridges, billed as The Ultimate Eagles Experience. The Greystone Foundation mission is "Do Good, Change Someone's World" seeking to impact the lives of those in need positively.

November 2017 Around Town

On Saturday, September 16, Morgan Creek Winery held its annual Grape Stomping Event. The event features a Lucy look-alike contest. Contestants get to portray Lucile Ball in the famous "I Love Lucy" scene of Lucy stomping grapes from season 5. Along with this hilarious contest, guests also enjoyed wine tastings, live music, tours and some great food. Morgan Creek also…

Out of the Kitchen

There’s one thing all cultures have in common: a love for food. It makes an appearance at every major event, from bar mitzvahs to tailgates. The culinary arts bring people together over the one thing we all know to be true: the importance of a good meal. The Two Eighty community is filled to the brim with different eateries, all…

Holiday Wine Pairings

“Rich, full-bodied whites like Chardonnay, Viognier, Gewürztraminer and Rhône White Blends pair delightfully with many of the dishes found on the Thanksgiving table. For example, pumpkin soup or butternut squash with brown butter and sage is a delicious match for a richly textured Chardonnay. The warmer spices of autumn, like nutmeg, cinnamon and clove, are complementary to this style of…

Thanksgiving Traditions

"The weekend before the holiday, the women of my husband’s family gather to make pies from scratch," Haley says. "It’s a day of baking, laughter, bonding, music and memories! The men taste the pies and vote on a winner. It’s great to teach the littles about the lost art of making something from scratch."

Little Chefs

 Makes 15 bars  Ingredients 
2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls
2 packages of 8-ounce cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 stick (1/2 cup) melted butter
3/4 cup cinnamon sugar  Instructions