Home Star Blog Hop: 5/23/22

Home Star Blog Hop: 5/23/22

WELCOME to the May 2022 "You're the Star" Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:___________________________ WELCOME to HOME feature week of the May 2022 "You're the STAR" blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red BarnCindy from Mom, the Lunch [...]

GG Kitchen : Southern Peach Cobbler

GG Kitchen : Southern Peach Cobbler

It's the beginning of Peach season in North Louisiana. So I am excited to be making GG Peach cobbler for dessert. Louisiana Peach Festival Come discover the homegrown flavors, art, music, and culture of Ruston, LA at the 72nd Annual Louisiana Peach Festival. This year’s festival features 10+ hours of live music, a juried arts [...]

At the Library: Digging Up the Dirt 

At the Library: Digging Up the Dirt 

The New York Times bestselling author of the Cat in the Stacks mysteries is back with more of those sleuthing Southern belles, the Ducote sisters...An’gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club’s spring tour of grand old homes, are having trouble getting the other club members to help. The rest of the group is [...]

Lisa Book Shelf: H Is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet

This Saturday we honor our loved ones in the Armed Forces. Here's a great books for kids: Written by the son of a career officer, this book explores the branches of the Armed Services and speaks from the heart about the honor, privileges and sacrifices of military families everywhere. Children will discover why drill sergeants [...]

World Bee Day

World Bee Day

Bees are integral to the preservation of ecological balance and biodiversity in nature. They provide one of the most recognisable ecosystem services, i.e. pollination, which is what makes food production possible. By so doing, they protect and maintain ecosystems as well as animal and plant species, and contribute to genetic and biotic diversity.. Bees also [...]

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 [...]

Food Blog : Seasoned Rice

Food Blog : Seasoned Rice

My hubby is making a batch of his Seasoned Rice while we are getting the Shrimp kabobs ready for the Grill. So enjoy this recipe! 1 cup Long Grain Rice1¾ cup Chicken Broth or Vegetable Broth1 tsp Butter or Olive oil for toasting rice (optional) To stir fry 2 tbsp Butter or Olive oil1 tbsp Garlic minced1/4 cup Onion diced1/4 cup Red Bell Pepper diced1/2 tsp Sugar1/2 tsp Salt1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder1 tbsp Fresh Parsley chopped1 tsp Butter or Oil optional, for stir frying [...]

LISA food blog : CAJUN SHRIMP KABOBS

LISA food blog : CAJUN SHRIMP KABOBS

This we we are outside grilling -some Cajun Shrimp Kabobs. Let's Eat ! 2 pounds large shrimp peeled deveined 2 teaspoons fresh thyme 1-2 teaspoons  ½ teaspoon dried  oregano 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon  sweet paprika 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 3 medium cloves) 1 teaspoon pepper flakes ½ teaspoon  Cajun  seasoning  3-4 tablespoons olive oil  -4 tablespoons lemon juice salt to taste Soak skewers for at least 20 minutes totally submerged in water before using it to prevent burns.Heat [...]

DIY Mosquito Repellent

DIY  Mosquito Repellent

You cant enjoy Summer in Louisiana without those pesky mosquiro making an apperance. Here an easy Diy to solve that problem naturally.  Apple Cider Vinegar – 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar– 40 drops of essential oil Combine the apple cider vinegar and an equal amount of water in a small spray bottle. Next, add in [...]