Thursday Travel : Gonzales, La Jambalaya Festival

Thursday Travel  : Gonzales, La Jambalaya Festival

It's time for a Road Trip to Gonzales, Louisiana, (population 11,350). It's conveniently located between the capital city of Baton Rouge and the fun and originality of New Orleans. Festival History: Gonzales is the "Jambalaya Capital of the World." In 1967, this term was only an inspiration in the mind of Steve Juneau to promote the [...]

Thursday Travel : Balloon Fest Time

Thursday Travel :  Balloon Fest Time

Welcome to my Thursday Road Trip with Me and my hubby. This weekend we are going to go enjoy a local Balloon Fest. The weather will be Hot and clear-so dont forget your sunscreen as you enjoy the sights. About Bogalusa La : Located in Washington Parish, Bogalusa, was founded as a company town in [...]

Melville Fire Dept : BBQ Time

Melville Fire Dept : BBQ Time

I live in a small town in South Louisiana. And so we have a Volunteers Fire Dept that does a wonderful job. But to raise money for Extra's the Fire Dept holds an annual BBQ in May. Today it's all about Uncle Lenard's BBQ and his Special sauce. May is BBQ month -so enjoy... Lisa [...]

Sunset: Herb and Garden Festival

Sunset: Herb and Garden Festival

This weekend the small town of Sunset is having a Herb and Garden festival with there regular farmers market. We will be on our way to pick up my son from campus but on the way back I am stopping and grab a few plants for my garden. For over 20 years, the Sunset Garden [...]

Arbor Day : Tree University

Arbor Day : Tree University

Happy Arbor Day ! And as my son finish another semester of college here at UL of Lafayette, Louisiana. I thought i would show off the campus trees. That make this university a Tree Campus. The Century Oaks The Century Oaks aren’t the largest live oaks on campus, but they are the most treasured of [...]

Travel Louisiana: St Landry Visitor Center

Travel Louisiana: St Landry Visitor Center

Located : Located on Interstate 49 at Exit 23 (US Hwy 167), just north of US Hwy 190 The design is a full integration of building and site, each reinforcing the other through a variety of sustainable strategies. Traditional Louisiana building responses such as deep shaded porches, elevating the building for protection from high water, [...]

Good Friday : Crawfish Boil and Egg Hunt

Good Friday : Crawfish Boil and Egg Hunt

Every Good Friday we have a large celebration on our family farm. We invite all our family and friends to join us in a celebration of Family. With lots of good food, Music and ending with an Egg Hunt for the kids. It's been cancelled the last few years because of COVID but this year [...]

Easter time at Home ; Easter Eggs

Easter time at Home ; Easter Eggs

Thanks for stopping in this Tuesday as we get ready for the big Easter weekend, Un South Louisiana we have something called Egg Knocking. It's a fun family events that all ages can enter. So dye your eggs and get Knocking!! Lisa History: History. The egg was a symbol of rebirth, adopted by early Christians [...]

Strawberry Cake : Louisiana Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Cake :  Louisiana Strawberry Festival

15.25 ounce box white cake mix 3 -ounce box strawberry jello 1 cup strawberries fresh or frozen mashed or finely chopped (measured after you chop or mash them)¾ cup vegetable oil½ cup whole milk or 2% milk4 large eggs at room temperature Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting 8 -ounces cream cheese at room temperature½ cup  Butter  room temperature5 to 6 cups  confections sugar sifted then measured, more if needed2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream more if needed¼ cup strawberries fresh or frozen, mashed or chopped fine, drained [...]