National Aunt and Uncle Day * Recipe

National Aunt and Uncle Day * Recipe

Today is National Aunt and Uncle day !    As a child everyone in the family new that Sunday lunch was served at Aunt Jane's house , Cooked by Uncle Wesley it was a set menu - Chicken & brown gravy with Green Peas . With potato salad  and Biscuits. In honor of those happy times around the table [...]

Sewing Machine Day * My Story

Today is national Sewing Machine Day ?    Charles Fredrick Wiesenthal, a German-born engineer working in England was awarded the first British patent for a mechanical device to aid the art of sewing, in 1755. His invention consisted of a double pointed needle with an eye at one end. In 1790, the English inventor Thomas Saint invented the first sewing [...]

Easter Candy * Gold Brick Eggs

Easter Candy * Gold Brick Eggs

Happy Wednesday ! And today's post is all about Easter Candy  !!! This gem is a local favorite & produced Seasonal - Read more & Enjoy - Lisa In 1855 in New Orleans, Christopher Henry Miller turned his pastry chef experience into the Miller Candy Corporation. His son-in-law, Augustus Elmer, eventually joined him. And around [...]

Paqueing (Tapping) Easter Eggs

Paqueing (Tapping) Easter Eggs

Welcome to my  Easter Egg Hunt Party! Easter Sunday carries with it many different traditions, but in Cajun country, there's one very different tradition that can get competitive. "Paqueing" is an activity that has been done for years by many in Acadiana. In French, the term “Paques” translates to Easter. While that is the meaning, [...]

Happy Birthday ! Daddy

Today is my Dads Birthday . A wonderful Dad who loves God & family the most. Recipe For Happiness: 2 heaping C of Patience 1 heatful of Love 2 handful of Generosity 1 handful of Understanding Dash of Laughter Sprinkle generously with kindness. Add plenty of Faith and mix well . Spread over a period [...]