SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS – The Allens Sunshine Seasoned Southern Style Collard Greens are available at your local Publix. Turns out this is a great, family company based in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and they have a great history. The company was founded by Earl Allen, who started working in canning inMORE HERE

RICHMOND — Original neon signs from two well-known Virginia retailers have been restored to original working condition and are on display at the Valentine Richmond History Center. The exterior sign from the former Mill End Shop in Richmond ‘s Carytown and a mid-century A&N Store sign join the History Center’sMORE HERE

SEAGROVE, N.C. – Our friend Doug Dobey, that fantastico Richmond, Virginia graphic designer, says that he is getting out the Luck’s Black Eyed Peas for the New Year’s Holiday. Add to it some stewed tomatoes and you have a VERY odd Southern tradition. We aren’t that big fans of blackMORE HERE

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Thanks to our friend Johnnie Hubbel who tells us of her love of Red & White supermarkets. Johnnie (we call her LOU!) went into the one in Red Oak,  N.C. and found a big bin of Necco Wafers, rock candy and Chick-O-Stix. If you want toMORE HERE

LEHI – Founded in 1906, Lehi Roller Mills still makes bakery mixes from their mills in Lehi, Utah. The company was founded by George G. Robinson, and is run by Sherm Robinson, his grandson. The muffin mix is a completely pre-mixed recipe. Pictured here is their Country Blueberry Muffin Mix.MORE HERE