Project Life

Project Life

Monday everyday life in pictures. Enjoy! Flowers in January : Even in January Louisiana as color if you look for it poping up. With weather being wet and warm you can see hint of Spring. Knock Out roses bloom almost year round. And the snow drops and wild flowers can be seen hidden here and [...]

Cajun Christmas

Cajun Christmas

it's Christmas time in Louisiana. Which means it's cold and wet but a lot of fun---join me for a Cajun Christmas - the gumbo's cooking enjoy- Lisa One of them is the lighting of the bonfires along the Mississippi River on Christmas Eve. These bonfires, erected on the river levees by the keepers of this old tradition, are intended to [...]

Weekend Family Fun *

Weekend Family Fun *

Welcome to Road Trip Monday ! This weekend my son moved out of his dorm at college in Lafayette. -another semester done . And while in Lafayette we hit the farmer's market while in town. It's time to do some Christmas shopping- as the days are getting closer too the big event....... Lisa Lafayette Farmer's [...]

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

It's Monday Dec 2nd ! And today we are lighting the Oaks... The Walking Ladies of Opelousas are planning another beautiful presentation at Courthouse Square, the Lighting of the Oaks Visit downtown Opelousas the Saturday after Thanksgiving when they plug in the lights and light up the square! Santa Claus will also be on site for holiday photos. Other activities [...]

Lafayette farmers market

Lafayette farmers market

Good morning! I love spending time at our local farmers market on the weekends. It's a great place to buy local products and handmade gifts for my family. With Thanksgiving approaching let's shop for some inspiration and ingredients. Lisa A little Cajun music will sipping freshly ground coffee from a local coffee shop. My hubby [...]

Thanksgiving * side dishes

Thanksgiving * side dishes

Welcome to my Wed linky party ! Today * it's all about the sides... Maple Glazed Baby Carrots : 2-3 tablespoons unsalted butter1 (16 ounce) bag baby carrots2 tablespoons maple syrup3½ tablespoons packed light brown sugarPinch of salt and pepper Instructions Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add carrots, maple syrup, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Toss to combine.Saute over [...]

Tabasco Pepper Sauce * Hot Sauce Day

Tabasco Pepper Sauce * Hot Sauce Day

Happy Hot Sauce Day ! Today I am blogging about a Louisiana original : The diet of the Reconstruction South was bland and monotonous, especially by Louisiana standards. So Edmund McIlhenny decided to create a pepper sauce to give the food some flavor and excitement. https://www.tabasco.com/tabasco-history let's take a tour and find out more : [...]