Holiday Table * Just the Sides

To go with our fried Turkey we must have some sides. There is so many to chose from that’s family favorites so here’s my favorites Corn Bread Dressing and Holiday Sweet Potatoes Casserole.  And Come back next Thursday because it will be time for Desserts . Lisa  Corn Bread Dressing ( Not Stuffing)  5 C […]

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Nov 6 * Election Day

Happy Super Tuesday ! Election Day in  USA and in my small town.  Polls opened at 6 am here to rain. But voting is open at the Library for all. My hubby works for the town so we are keeping an eye out on the election today. Small town America at it’s best !!    […]

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Monday’s Road trip with Tom and Lisa

Today’s Monday road trip brings you to the annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival :  Filled with great food ,music and a parade- held the first weekend in November . Its the largest Creole festival in the world. Lisa  Holy Ghost Catholic Church ,  788 N. Union St. Opelousas, LA 70570 Saturday, the festival grounds […]

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Monday Road Trip with Tom & Lisa * Washington,La

Hi ! It’s Monday and time for a Road trip –  Washington, La  Read more town facts The town of Washington, the third-oldest settlement in Louisiana, is a former French trading post that flourished thanks to the river the bayou that runs through it. The town was founded in 1720 on the banks of Bayou Courtableau, […]

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Grandma Sweet Dough Recipe

Today I am remembering my Grandmother  in post – so as I mentioned earlier she was an amazing baker and quilter – and I am sharing her sweet dough recipe.        Grandma Sweet Dough Recipe :  1 C sugar 1/2 C shortening (Crisco) 2 Eggs 1/2 C Milk 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp […]

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Louisiana *Customs,Tradition and Life

Explore more with this book. written by a native author  explains more about  Louisiana customs ,traditions and life. Lisa      Amazon author page Free with Kindle Unlimited  Ghost stories abound in the Cajun and Creole city of Lafayette, Louisiana. The Hub City boasts a multitude of spirits and specters, from those lost in Civil […]

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Louisiana Road trip with Tom and Lisa *

Monday’s : Louisiana Road trip with  Tom and Lisa –  Travel down Hwy 109 and you come to the college town of Eunice, La. TWINNING AGREEMENTS Eunice with La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium (1989) Eunice with Caraquet, New Brunswick, Canada (1999) Eunice is a lively city that actively celebrates its history and French culture, calling itself the Prairie […]

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