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National Pecan Month

April is here, and it just so happens to be National Pecan Month! To celebrate, we’ve delved deep into the pecan’s backstory, examining its earliest appearances and observing its steady ascent into American and Southern culture. So pull up a chair, grab a palmful of pralines and dive into the rich history of America’s favorite, […]

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of the Pecan

National Pecan Month celebrates the value of the pecan, that delicious foundation in so many of our favorite indulgences. Even without their sweet dressings, pecans are a delectable staple able to keep your mind and body active all day long. Packed with power in such a small package, these tree nuts were lauded as “health […]

Corporate Gifting for Community Banks

Community Banks Community-Based Despite the growth of megabanks, community banks still provide 60 percent of all loans made to small businesses. Your customers count on you to provide full services and keep costs low. You take pride in helping your community thrive, and your clients rest assured that the financial decision makers are locally vested […]

How to Store Pecans without Ruining Them

There’s nothing worse than opening a container of pecans you stored months earlier to find them rotten or rancid. If you picked all those pecans, all of your hard work would seem pointless. Fortunately, there are a few principles to storing pecans that will ensure your hard work or money spent was not wasted. Do […]

Stock Up! Why You Should Buy Pecans in Bulk

Pecans should not appear just around the holidays as a treat or in a warm pecan pie. They should appear all year, in all kinds of food, because they are incredibly nutritious and can add just the right amount of flavor and crunch to a dish. How do you make sure you have pecans to […]

How to Keep Your New Year Resolutions in 2015

We are all familiar with the desire to make proactive changes to our lives and relationships. We make grand promises with ourselves about how we are going to change and get that body we always wanted. But truth is, we are also oh-so-familiar with the feeling of failure from not achieving what we were so […]

Don’t Do These Four Things When Making a New Year’s Resolution

Many people view the New Year as a time to wipe the slate clean and begin a journey of self-improvement. However, for many, resolutions eventually become failures a few months into the year and not maintaining and attaining the goal can do more harm than good to the psyche. In order to get the most […]

The Emily Post Guide to Throwing the Perfect Holiday Party

Remember to keep your party simple and focus on what matters most to you and your guests – enjoying each other’s presence. Follow this guide and you surely will throw the perfect holiday party where you will make your guests feel content and welcome: 1. Preparation Be sure everything needed to be prepped is done […]

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Outdoorsman

For some people on your gift-list, it gets increasingly more difficult to find a gift they will not only enjoy but also find useful. Outdoorsmen are no exception. They seem to always have new trinkets and gadgets for making their adventures fun and successful. So, if you have an outdoorsman or two on your gift […]

Can’t Keep Up? 7 Ways to Simplify Your Holiday Gift Buying

Gift buying can certainly be a time of over complication. Lists, budgets and people’s wishes all factor in when making decisions about what to buy. Here are seven ways to make the holiday gift buying experience a little less complicated: 1. Start Early Don’t wait until the week before the holiday to think about what […]