FOTD : Japanese Magnolia

FOTD : Japanese Magnolia

Japanese magnolias are in bloom everywhere right now, possibly signifying an early spring. It’s one of the most strikingly beautiful blooming trees this time of year. Alexandrina, Also known as saucer magnolia, it is a small, deciduous shrub (botanically speaking) but grows tall. It can be trained like a tree to grow from one main [...]

CBWC: Things found on a Picnic Table or in a Park

CBWC: Things found on a Picnic Table or in a Park

This week our topic is Things found on a Picnic Table or in a Park.https://ceenphotography.com/2021/04/01/cbwc-things-found-on-a-picnic-table-or-in-a-park/ My Entry for this week: Lafayette visitor center park (symbol French music) Picnic table at favorite Food truck at the Park Crawfish eating . Louisiana Picnic

Honey Hand Balm

Honey Hand Balm

Simple Honey Hand Balm (without Emulsifier or Preservative) 1/4 cup  Coconut oil 1/4 cup  Almond oil 1/4 cup  Olive oil 5 tablespoons  Beeswax chips 1 tablespoon  Shea butter 1-1/2 tablespoons  Raw organic honey ( http://carmichaelshoney.com/) Essential oils of your choice Combine everything except for the raw honey, and essential oils in a microwave safe bowl.Combine everything except for the raw honey, Leucidal [...]

Food Blog : Muffaletto

Food Blog : Muffaletto

Happy Wednesdays ! I am back on line and so happy to be with you. Today is National Cold Cut Day and I am highlighting a Classic New Orleans sandwich. If you are in New Orleans check out the ones at : Central Groceries. Grant's Easy muffaletta 1/2 loaf Italian bread ( Grant bakes his own) 4 ounces salami I [...]

Today’s Food blog : Lent recipes

Today’s Food blog : Lent recipes

It turns out that because, according to Christian teaching, Jesus died on a Friday, fasting on Fridays became a way to honor his sacrifice. ... Fish, though, which are cold blooded were considered okay to eat on fasting days. Hence, Fish on Fridays and “Fish Friday” (among many other religious holidays) was born. In Louisiana you will find in most homes and restraints [...]

Thursday Tree Love : Live Oaks

Thursday Tree Love : Live Oaks

Thursday Tree Love is hosted by Parul Thakur on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. For more tree love, visit: #ThursdayTreeLove – 101 – happiness and food The Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) Parlange Plantation House - National Park Service The Parlange Plantation House is a historic plantation house at Louisiana Highway 1 [...]

Glamping at Louisiana State Parks

This Friday I posting about a weekend trip we made to Chicot Park in Ville Platte, Louisiana. Make your reservation Now for some weekend fun outside. What is the difference between camping and glamping? Camping means becoming one with the great outdoors and getting down and dirty with nature, right? ... Exactly as it sounds, glamping is a [...]