April is Poetry Month *

We are ending April with Poetry! Since April is National Poetry month Tuesday lesson is teaching Poetry to kids : What are the goals of National Poetry Month? The goals of National Poetry Month are to: highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poetsencourage the reading of poemsassist teachers in bringing poetry into their classroomsincrease the attention … Continue reading April is Poetry Month *

Four Seasons of Entertaining

+ Entertain for every season of the year with one of the South's most acclaimed luxury interior designers and tastemakers. Join Shayla Copas on a tour of sixteen glamorous celebrations ranging from Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby to traditional gatherings such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, and at venues as diverse … Continue reading Four Seasons of Entertaining

Monday recipe: Shrimp Scampi

National Shrimp Scampi Day : April 29th Recipe fast and yummy ! Perfect with a salad and crusty bread ! Takes about 15 minutes -so Enjoy! 2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil4 garlic cloves, minced½ cup dry white wine or broth¾ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste Freshly ground black pepper1 ¾ pounds large … Continue reading Monday recipe: Shrimp Scampi

Step Outside Day @ Sherburne WMA Complex

Happy Monday Morning ! And today I am blogging about a local family event held this last weekend: So let's take a trip down the river to our neighboring town of Krotz Springs and Enjoy : The Sherburne Complex is a joint land management venture of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Louisiana Department … Continue reading Step Outside Day @ Sherburne WMA Complex

Send in the Rain

Happy Sunday and Bible journaling followers: Today's verse seems fitting for the last Sunday in April : Isiah 55: 10-11 For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and … Continue reading Send in the Rain

Homemade Scrapbook Embellishments

Welcome to my Saturday at Home ! Can you believe this is the last Saturday of April already ? As usually in April in Louisiana we went from cold to hot and lots of rain. And May will be sunny and bright with our summer Heat start to arrive. But one of the things I … Continue reading Homemade Scrapbook Embellishments

National Arbor Day !

Happy Arbor Day It has been over 135 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day, and his simple idea of setting aside a special day for tree planting is now more important than ever. If you’re looking for inspiration for your own celebration—whether for a classroom or an entire community—here are a few suggestions. … Continue reading National Arbor Day !

DIY Friday * Recycled Crayons

Recycling Old Crayons Fun : As a Mom and Crafter at the end of the school year we always have leftover Crayons from school. So let's turn them into a fun project -so I can buy New crayons..... Lisa Gather up all of your broken crayons; unwrap them, and cut them into small pieces. Size and … Continue reading DIY Friday * Recycled Crayons

Vegetable Lo Mein

Thursday recipe is from My hubby and One of my favorite's : Vegetable Lo Mein 8 ounces dried lo mein noodles (spaghetti) Lo mein (simplified Chinese: 捞面; traditional Chinese: 撈麵/撈麪; Cantonese Yale: lou1 min6; pinyin: lāo miàn) is a Chinese dish with egg noodles. It often contains vegetables and some type of meat or seafood, usually beef, chicken, pork, shrimp or … Continue reading Vegetable Lo Mein

Crepe Expectations * Book Review

Thursday Cozy Mystery and a Recipe ! Its all about Food on Thursday

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Thursday Recipe and a Cozy Mystery time ! 

51f5LUA+a6L._SY346_When a murder case from the past heats up again, it’s up to Marley McKinney to sort through a tall stack of suspects in the latest Pancake House Mystery . . . 

Although it’s a soggy start to spring in Wildwood Cove, the weather clears up just in time for the town to host an amateur chef competition. Marley McKinney, owner of the Flip Side pancake house, already signed up to volunteer, and chef Ivan Kaminski is one of the judges. But when Marley visits her landscaper boyfriend Brett at the site of the Victorian mansion that’s being restored as the Wildwood Inn, she discovers something else pushing up daisies: human remains.

The skeleton on the riverbank washed out by the early-spring floodwaters belonged to eighteen-year-old Demetra Kozani, who vanished a decade earlier. While the cold case is reopened, Marley must step…

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