Where are Sam and Andrew now?

Posted on 05/23/2014

sam-lane-andrew-houstonSam and Andrew were in Jackson, MS recently for a social event. Sam is currently living and working in Jackson and Andrew attends Washington University,  pursuing his Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Design.


Christmas at the PAC

Posted on 11/22/2013

Friday, December 6th, Jackson Academy will host its annual Christmas at the PAC.

(Performing Arts Complex)  This is a holiday shopping event and will run from

9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Katy and Leila Lane will be there giving out various samples

from the cookbook.  They will be selling the cookbook, along with coffee cakes

made by Judy Douglas, Sam’s aunt who lives in Memphis.

Interior Markets

Posted on 11/22/2013

On Thursday, December 5th, Interior Markets will participate in  “Fondren Unwrapped”,

an annual holiday shopping evening held in the Fondren area of Jackson MS.  From

6 until 8 pm, Katy will join fellow local author Darden North as they each sign copies

of their books.

Sam and Andrew Reunite

Posted on 10/23/2013


Sam and Andrew returned to Athens, GA this week to visit friends and enjoy some music. They are pictured here standing under the arches at UGA, the first time that they have actually been able to do this. Sam is currently living and working in Jackson, MS and Andrew is attending graduate school at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Their love of music and UGA continues, as does their lifelong friendship.

Holiday Potpourri

Posted on 09/23/2013

First Presbyterian Day School, in Jackson, MS, will host its

39th year of Holiday Potpourri on Friday, October 18th.  This

is their main fundraiser and will be held at the home

of Linda and Wirt Yerger at 415 Greenwood Lane in Ridgeland,

MS. The event will be held from 9am until 2pm.  This year

the tasting tea will feature two recipes from the cookbook, the

Toffee Butter Cookies and the Rich Chocolate Bundt Cake

with Chocolate Icing. Katy and Leila Lane will be present with

other samples from the cookbook and books that will be

available to be purchased.

Delta Gamma Statewide Fall Luncheon

Posted on 09/23/2013

The Delta Gamma statewide fall luncheon was held Tuesday,

September 17th at the Fairview Inn in Jackson, MS.  Katy

Houston was the featured speaker.  The event was well

attended and books were sold and signed following the


Summertime Events

Posted on 08/02/2013

On Wednesday, August 7th, Katy will speak at the noon meeting of The Friends of the Library in West Point, MS.


Later that afternoon, she will go to Columbus, MS where she will be interviewed by a reporter at WCBI television station.  The segment will be about the cookbook and will air the following morning.


St. Catherine’s Village in Madison, MS will host a coffee on the morning of Thursday, August 15th at 9:30 a.m.   Katy will speak about the book and several desserts from the cookbook will be served.