Tagged: Andrea Charroin

Rex Charroin, a 2016 Pioneer High School graduate, public speaker and honor roll student.

This time of year families are celebrating the graduation of their students from one of the several excellent schools in Shasta County, but I believe one school is often overlooked when we think of excellent education in Shasta County.

That school is Pioneer High School.


Did you know that the peach is a member of the rose family – cousin to apricots, cherries plums, and almonds? What a wonderfully happy family of fruit! Peaches are, of course, fantastic on...


I don’t know about you but I am in serious comfort food mode. Last week I made 2 different soups, a pot roast, a beautiful roasted chicken and mashed potatoes for my family. In addition to all the comfort foods I mentioned I do believe I set a record for grilled cheese sandwiches eaten in a week.

Fall for an apricot tart

Our weather is quickly changing. Mornings are becoming crisp, evenings are cooling down. Fall is in the air. Before the  summer season comes to a screeching halt, I like to bake a few of my...