Project Life : Monday

Project Life : Monday

Every Monday I share a little bit of my week at home - just everyday life So enjoy my Valentine addition : Our local country church-Grandma Divinity - recipe below Flowers : This terrific small deciduous tree produces large beautiful fragrant reddish purple flowers with a white center. The Jane Magnolia blooms in the late [...]

Home for Holiday * Hostess Gifts

Home for Holiday * Hostess Gifts

Home for the Holiday -Friday's addition: Welcome to my Home for the Holidays but maybe you are going away for the Holidays or going to a holiday party? Today's post is all about Hostess gifts: Some idea's you can make yourself: Bouquet of flowers in a vase.Boxed candies.Potted plant.Bottles of wine.Tin of cookies.Decorator candles.Guest soaps.Flavored [...]

Teal Pumpkin Project

Teal Pumpkin Project

Are you a family with food allergies ? Or know someone that is - get involved. Lisa About the Teal Pumpkin Project  Putting a teal pumpkin on your doorstep means you have non-food treats available, such as glow sticks or small toys. This simple act promotes inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions.https://www.foodallergy.org/education-awareness/teal-pumpkin-project/get-started [...]

Home made Halloween candy

Home made Halloween candy

It's party time around here so lets have some fun. My cute treat box White box purchased from Dollar storeDecorated with scrapbook stickers . almond joy candy 14 oz sweetened coconut flakes 1 bag1/2 cup powdered sugar4 tbsp butter softened2 tbsp corn syrup20 almonds 20 to 24 - you can use raw, toasted, whatever you have16 oz chocolate candy coating  Combine coconut, powdered sugar, butter, and corn [...]

Chocolate and Almond clusters

Chocolate and Almond clusters

Happy National Chocolate and Almond Day! An easy 3 ingredient recipe to celebrate the day: 12 ounces almond bark, roughly chopped*2 cups whole raw almonds* - 1-2 teaspoons coarse sea salt* Like a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.In a heat safe bowl, microwave almond bark on high for 2 minutes. Take it out, give it a stir, then return [...]

National Gum Drop Day !

Gum Drop Recipe 2-1/2 cups sugar, divided1-1/3 cups applesauce2 packages (3 ounces each) red or green gelatin2 envelopes unflavored gelatin1 teaspoon lemon juice In a large saucepan, combine 2 cups sugar, applesauce, red or green gelatin, unflavored gelatin and lemon juice; let stand for 1 minute. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. [...]

Halloween Candy * Teal Pumpkin Projects

Halloween Candy * Teal Pumpkin Projects

  Teal Pumpkin Project :  Show your Support !  My hubby and son has food allergies . So this is dear too our hearts. So join us as we support this project.   Lisa link   Taking part in the Teal Pumpkin Project is simple, and can be a fun family activity. Paint a pumpkin teal, [...]

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 [...]

Easter – Candy

Sign's of Easter in South Louisiana is Elmer Chocolate hitting the shelves- This 3rd generation family chocolate company  manufactured in Ponchatoula ,la. and specializes in seasonal chocolate . Elmer Chocolate History Gold Brick, Heavenly Hash and Pecan rolls are big sellers in this  area and only out at Easter time. So buy them now or you [...]