Around St. Helena for Dec. 4, 2014 _lowres

Stephanie Warren

November is here, Thanksgiving is near, and Christmas is around the corner.

That means the holidays are upon us. It’s time to get out your gift list, favorite holiday meal recipes and decorations. Do you have an unusual recipe or decorating idea for the holidays? If so, I want to help you share your tips. Email ideas and recipes to the address below, and I will spread the holiday cheer for you.

Sweet potatoes are here

If sweet potatoes are on your Thanksgiving menu, then you don’t want to miss the big sweet potato sale at the Greensburg LSU/AG center. They are taking orders on Nov. 14 to ensure they arrive before Thanksgiving. The cost is $22 for a 40-pound sack. Call (225) 222-4136 or go by the office located at 23 S. Main St., Suite B in Greensburg.

Audubon Regional Library welcome reception

The Audubon Regional Library in Greensburg is hosting a reception to welcome new library director Patricia Boatman at the library at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. The library is located at 53 S. Main St. Suite A in Greensburg. For information, call Branch Manager Jean Claxton at (225) 222-4328.

Contact Stephanie Warren by phone at (985) 517-4869 or email