The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

March 21, 2013

Southern springtime tradition comes north

By Evamarie Socha
The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG -- Bonnie Kiger's daughter brought some springtime, southern style, to her mother's front door in Lewisburg.

Kiger, 67, said her daughter, Lisa Miller, who lives in Louisiana, told her mom she'd have a surprise for her when she visited recently.

Down south, Kiger said, elaborate decorations for the front door are the norm this time of year. In Kiger's case, the doo-dads help to celebrate several occasions, including Kiger's birthday, her 48th wedding anniversary and several baby and bridal showers hosted at her home.

A former real estate agent with a penchant for interior decorating, Kiger said she is thrilled with what her daughter did. "It's so me," she said. "I think everyone who sees the door will agree."