All Posts by Holly Giles


About the Author

Holly Giles is a wife, mother, and storyteller. As an author and Florida Master Naturalist, she writes about heritage homemaking skills, motherhood, and why Florida offers the best hidden natural gems to explore as a family.

peach cobbler

Southern Peach Cobbler

By Holly Giles | Recipes , Simple Living

Peach Cobbler Southern peach cobbler is a nostalgic recipe for me. My grandmother, Meemee, made the best peach cobbler every time.  When the peach season came around, I couldn’t wait to go to my grandparent’s house. I knew cobbler would be on the menu over the weekend. I carry on the family tradition of the […]

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blueberry pies

Blueberry Hand Pies

By Holly Giles | Recipes

Blueberry Hand Pies Blueberry hand pies are the perfect solution for portable and portioned desserts. They can be made entirely from scratch or use store-bought ingredients for quick results. Visit our post on blueberry syrup to make your filling for these pies. Hand pies have been around for centuries in different forms. Carrying around a […]

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Canning Sliced Peaches

By Holly Giles | Recipes , Simple Living

Canning Sliced Peaches Canning sliced peaches have been the perfect taste of summer for me since my days at the barn in Alabama with my grandparents. Those juicy bites of perfection dripping down my face were a delight. Watching my grandmother “put up” peaches weren’t as much fun as swinging on the grapevines out back, […]

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