Ugly Sweater Day

Ugly Sweater Day

This Thursday on my Craft Table it's all about Ugly Sweaters . So you are invited to an Ugly Sweater party: What is an Ugly Sweater party? Just like the name implies, an Ugly Sweater Christmas Party is a Christmas party theme where the hosts and guests wear super tacky Christmas sweaters.  It’s just a [...]

Melville Hunted House

Melville Hunted House

Welcome to my Halloween celebration! Next few days I will be sharing Halloween hunts from around my area. Let's start with : Our local Hunted House. Put on every year by our local volunteer fire department. It's a way to give back to the community and raise money for much needed equipment. Volunteers spent Friday [...]

Mid Autumn Festival : Pumpkin Soup

Mid Autumn  Festival : Pumpkin Soup

The Mid-Autumn Festival is the second most important festival in China after Chinese New Year. Chinese people celebrate it by gathering for dinners, worshiping the moon, lighting paper lanterns, eating mooncakes, etc. The most popular Mid-Autumn Festival foods include mooncakes, pumpkin, river snails, taro, wine fermented with osmanthus flowers, duck and hairy crabs 1 cup dry white [...]

Tuesday Morning ! Labor Day

Tuesday Morning ! Labor Day

I am Thankful to be with you today ! The Hurricane Ida missed us completely here in Melville but many of my fellow Louisiana neighbors are with out power and shelter. This being combined with out breaks of COVID in Louisiana makes it a double trouble. Please keep everyone in your thought as we clean [...]

July 4th : Fireworks and Safety

July 4th   :  Fireworks and Safety

Thanks for stopping bye this Thursday and today I chatting about the 4th and fireworks in Louisiana. Which has a home town - Twist as we celebrate watching from the levee and fireworks shot from a barge on the river. So join me this weekend for live music, parades and fireworks on the River. And [...]

Pistachio Quick Bread

Pistachio  Quick Bread

National Pistachio Day, also known as World Pistachio Day, is being observed today! It has always been observed annually on February 26th. 1 package white cake mix (regular size)1 package (3.4 ounces) instant pistachio pudding mix4 large eggs, room temperature1 cup sour cream1/4 cup water1/4 cup canola oil1/3 cup sugar3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon In a [...]

Carnival Day

Carnival Day

today we celebrate carnivals, many of which are the traveling type, similar to nineteenth-century circuses; they may consist of amusement rides, food, games—both of chance and skill, thrill acts, and animal acts. These professional traveling carnivals take place at state and county fairs, or in smaller places like store parking lots. Some professional traveling carnivals [...]

National Tortilla Chip Day

National Tortilla Chip Day

I am celebrating two fun holidays today ! National Bartender Day and Tortilla chip day - so let's get cooking..... Baked Tortilla Chips : 1 (12 ounce) package corn tortillas1 tablespoon vegetable oil3 tablespoons lime juice1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Cut each tortilla [...]

National CareGivers Day

National CareGivers Day

The 3rd Friday of February we celebrate National Care Givers Day. s The perfect time to show your appreciation to professional caregivers who assist your loved ones. At the same time, it’s a great opportunity to acknowledge the unpaid family caregivers in your life.  NATIONAL CAREGIVERS DAY National Caregivers Day on the third Friday in [...]