Our local Garden Club puts on an Annual Azuela Walking Tour. So today let's walk around Melville , La and check out the flowers this Spring. And end with an Open house and Garden Tea . Stops along the Way : From about early March through late May, azaleas abound in colorful flowers. Here are just [...]
Month: March 2022
CMMC: March D
Pecan Pie Cheesecake : National Cheesecake Day
Ingredients For the Pecan Graham Cracker Crust: 1/2 cup pecans, pulsed into crumbs2 cups graham cracker crumbs1/3 cup granulated sugar1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon salt8 tablespoons butter, melted For the Cheesecake: (3) 8-ounces bricks cream cheese, very soft3/4 cup full-fat sour cream1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed2/3 cup granulated sugar1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract3 large eggs + 2 egg yolks, at room temperature1 Tablespoon bourbon (optional)2 tablespoons all-purpose flour For the Pecan Pie Topping: 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter2/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/3 cup heavy [...]
Happy Wednesday - Food Blog fans. Today's lent special is a recipe from my Mom. This can be made with Fresh Crawfish (which is in season) or Frozen. Enjoy this recipe.... Lisa 1 large onion, chopped1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped2/3 cup sliced green onions1 celery rib, chopped1-1/4 cups butter, cubed1 garlic clove, minced1/4 cup [...]
Home Today : Spring Cleaning Tips
We are actually expecting storms today - so I am thinking I will start my Spring cleaning in side today . But What will your Spring cleaning plans look like? All Room Spring Cleaning List Start with tasks that apply to all rooms, then hit each room one-by-one for more specific cleaning. Clean windows Clean [...]
Family Star Blog Hop 3/21
Welcome to week#3 of the March 2022 "You're the Star" Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share this post from my blog: ________________________________________ WELCOME to FAMILY feature week of the March 2022 "You're the STAR" blog hop! Meet your FAMILY week Cohosts This week is FAMILY feature week Swing by the Family hosting team's blogs: Michelle @ [...]
GG Buttermilk Biscuits and Figs
My Grandmother made biscuits overweened in the kitchen. When she passed my Mom did and when she no longer could my Dad did. So biscuit making is not only a Southern tradition but a family tradition. But today these biscuits are special the have Dad 's special Fig preserves he made every summer for family [...]
Lisa Saturday Book Club : Show and Tell
Lisa Saturday Book Club ! Celebrating Craft Month with Books and Crafts and a sweet treat.
This Saturday at the Melville Library – I asked member to bring a favorite craft project they are working on. Since it’s National Craft month and our book center around a group of women in a knitting shop. Who forms a fabric and yarn Club ! Sign Me Up!!
March Cozy Mystery :
Show & Tell Time:
Sweet Treat : GG Snickerdoodle cookies
- 2 ⅔cupsflour
- ▢2teaspoonscream of tartar
- ▢1teaspoonbaking soda
- ▢1 ⅓cupssugar
- ▢¼ cup sugar
- ▢1 tablespoon cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Combine flour, cream of tartar, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
- With mixer on medium, combine sugar, butter and eggs. Stir in flour mixture.
- Combine cinnamon and sugar for topping in a small bowl. Divide dough into 32 pieces and roll each piece into a ball. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on…
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Lisa Children Book Shelf : ABC Bug Book for Kids
Explore bug facts while practicing the ABCs—for kids ages 1 to 3 From ants to zebra spiders, there’s a bug for every letter of the alphabet! Meet a huge variety of our many-legged friends with this colorful book made just for toddlers. They’ll dive into awesome trivia about bugs—like what they eat and where they [...]
Lisa Book Shelf : The Soul Journal
Prompts to Reflect, Find Inner Peace, and Nourish Your Spiritual Growth Embark on a guided journey to connect with your true self To live your most joyful and meaningful life, you need to access your authentic self. The Soul Journal helps you do just that, providing questions, quotes, and activities that gently push you past conditioned thoughts [...]