Lefse making is an art

Lefse making is an art

Lefse is the Norwegian version of the tortilla. Made with potatoes, it is most commonly spread with butter and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar to be eaten as a snack or dessert. In America, lefse making is a Christmas holiday custom for many families. Norwegians also use lefse to wrap around hotdogs, especially on their […]

Find fun for the whole family at Valley Fort Village

Find fun for the whole family at Valley Fort Village

The collection of shops now open at Valley Fort Village, 3757 S. Mission Road in Fallbrook, is becoming a destination for fun family outings on Sunday afternoons. When the Valley Fort Sunday Farmers Market first opened in 2014, there were just a few shops in the little buildings that surround the open-air market. Now there […]

McStay book publishes on third anniversary of discovery

McStay book publishes on third anniversary of discovery

Patrick McStay intentionally had his book published Nov. 11, 2016, the third anniversary of the discovery of the remains of his son and his son’s family in the Mojave Desert. The book, “McStays Taken Too Soon, A True Story,” is his way of “setting the record straight,” he said. Joseph and Summer McStay and their […]

Potlucks make a meal fun

Potlucks make a meal fun

A true potluck is totally unplanned and can be an adventure in eating. I remember one potluck that consisted of several dishes of beans of various kinds and there was one Daughters of Norway (DON) potluck that was mostly desserts, but those were exceptions. In my experience, potlucks are usually delicious meals. It is amazing […]

Woman of Wellness teaches how to treat varicose veins

Woman of Wellness teaches how to treat varicose veins

The July 7 Woman of Wellness program featured Dr. Stefan Moldovan talking about varicose veins at Fallbrook Library. A vascular surgeon, Moldovan informed the room full of ladies, and a few men, about the symptoms and causes of this common condition. Forty million people in the U.S. have varicose veins; 25 percent of women have […]

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