Happy New Year

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Stamping with Kris

It’s that time of the year to reset your thinking and reach for the things you want.   My first goal is to share my love of Stampin’ Up! with you as much as I can.  I will continue to try and post 5 times a week and share different ideas and sometimes a link to a video or tutorial.  I am also a Weight Watcher lifetime member and so maintaining my goal weight and a completing my  10,000 steps every day are also goals I wish to pursue.  My husband and I love caravanning so fitting in more time to spend travelling around this fantastic country is also a goal for me for this year.  My wish for you is to have a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year and to spend as much time as you can doing the things you love with the people you love.

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Happy New Year Eve

Sunday 12/30   Happy New Year Eve!! We had a busy night last night. We celebrated a beautiful family wedding with family & friends. It was held at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opealousas.  The current church building, in Romanesque Revival style, was completed in 1909. This Catholic church was decorated for the  holiday season and perfect for … Continue reading Happy New Year Eve

Bacon 101: Happy International Bacon Day

Saturday 12/30 Good Morning - This Saturday is cold & wet but we are celebrating Bacon Day! Don;t you love the smell of bacon cooking , So grab your cup of coffee & have some bacon with me. Lisa     The Best Way to Cook Bacon .Bacon 101  From Food Network  Cooking Methods Below-  … Continue reading Bacon 101: Happy International Bacon Day

Mardi Gras Event *

Mardi Gras Event :

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Mardi Gras is around the corner.  Feb 13th is the big day but parades start rolling Jan 6th in New Orleans . Can’t make the Party this year ? Don’t worry join my event    for the fun/news!!!  Lisa 

Event Details 

  • Every Friday until Fat Tuesday
  • On line fun -history,fun,books,crafts & food
  • Social Media post &  Live from Parades fun

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Every Friday until Fat Tuesday – I will be celebrating ? Are you an author and want I spot – send me a note /message.  Have a question  ? This is your spot for Books,crafts and news /history  Lisa  

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It’s looking like Carnival time*

Friday 12/29  It's Friday !  Everyone the close of this week & the start of the New Year Week end. We where out running around yesterday (pictures on Instagram) & I found the first of the King Cakes. I It's Celebrated early this year & Cajun Country is getting ready to party.     Mardi … Continue reading It’s looking like Carnival time*

A Clue in the Stew

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A soup Lovers Mystery ! 

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Soup shop owner Lucky Jamieson stirs up more trouble in the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of Ladle to the Grave

When Lucky Jamieson opens up By the Spoonful to host an event with a famous author, she’s not expecting a bunch of nuts to descend on her small-town soup shop. But the author’s exasperating entourage—from a prickly publicist to a snippy son and his tipsy wife—give fresh meaning to the phrase, too many cooks spoil the broth.

The evening is more than spoiled, however, when it ends with a homicide. When the manner of the murder—as well as another recent unsolved crime—echoes the author’s fiction, Police Chief Nate Edgerton realizes he has a copycat killer on his hands. And Lucky hopes that one of her regular customers who has mysteriously gone missing isn’t involved. Once again, the soup shop owner…

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Orange Cranberry Marmalade

Thursday,12/28 Today's post is all about  My Bread maker : I received one for Christmas and had to try it out for Christmas ,  Orange- Cranberry Marmalade  1 1/4 csugar 2 Tbsp low sugar pectin 3 large oranges  1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 large lemon 1/2 lemon zest 1 orange zest You need to zest the fruit- and chop in small pieces. … Continue reading Orange Cranberry Marmalade