Hurricane Season is Here . Prepping for Barry

Hurricane Season is Here . Prepping for Barry

Hello Friday ! It is Sunny Hot Humid in South Louisiana. We are under a Tropical Storm Warning ( Barry) that when lands this weekend will turn into a Hurricane. We are high and dry and our town is protected by a leeve but loss of electricity is always a threat. Here's a prep list [...]

Easy Apple Turnover recipe *

Easy Apple Turnover recipe *

National Apple Turnover Day ! These are fast and easy using sheets of frozen Puff pastry : 4 medium Apples - peeled and chopped 2tablespoons butter 1/2cup packed brown sugar 1teaspoon ground cinnamon 2teaspoons cornstarch 1sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed Egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1 teaspoon water Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie [...]

Happy Wedding Anniversary to Us

Happy Wedding Anniversary to Us

Happy Wedding Anniversary to Us. Small town weddings : July 5,1985 This wedding pictures was taken in my Mom backyard. We got married in the Methodist church my parents where married in across the street. The flowers where done by our next door neighbor and our reception hall was the local rented hall that we [...]

Baked Alaska recipe for Alaska Day

Baked Alaska recipe for Alaska Day

Happy Alaska Day and yesterday was ice cream cake day - so whats better? Baked Alaska : 8 cups neapolitan ice cream slightly softened1 pound cake sliced 1" thick6 egg whites room temperature1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar3/4 cup sugar Line a 3qt bowl with plastic wrap. Scoop the ice cream into the bowl ensuring to mix up the colors and press to remove any spaces.Top with pound [...]

Peaches and cream ice cream

Peaches and cream ice cream

Its Peaches time in Louisiana ! And National peaches and cream day : Homemade ice cream is today's recipe. Lisa 12 med peaches peeled/pitied2 3/4 C Sugar1 T lemon juice1 1/2 Quarts heavy cream1/4 tsp Salt1 tsp vanilla extract1 tsp almond extractCrushed ice/ salt Chill ice cream freezer before using. In food processor process Peaches [...]

Book Review* Painting Acrylic Basics

Book Review* Painting Acrylic Basics

Master the art of painting in acrylic by Janice Robertson Quarto Publishing Group – Walter Foster Learn everything you need to know to get started with acrylic painting.From rendering light and shadow to creating realism through depth and texture, aspiring artists will discover the basics of acrylic painting through engaging, inspirational lessons and useful artist's tips. Beginning artists [...]

First Time Sewing with a Serger

First Time Sewing with a Serger

The Absolute Beginner's Guide--Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + 9 Projects by Becky Hanson, Beth Ann Baumgartel n First Time Sewing with a Serger, sewing experts Becky Hanson and Beth Baumgartel take you by the hand and teach you everything you need to know to sew with a serger, or overlock machine—a versatile and speedy stitching [...]