Louisiana Sunflower Trail and Festival

Louisiana Sunflower Trail and Festival

The Red River runs south from Oklahoma to eventually join the mighty Mississippi River. Along the way, up in the northwestern corner of Louisiana, it divides Caddo and Bossier Parishes. Caddo Parish’s largest city is Shreveport, but that historic city is located in the southernmost part of the parish. The majority of Caddo’s land and [...]

Kwanzaa : Unity

Kwanzaa : Unity

Welcome back to Lisa Everyday Life. Christmas is over but the holiday of Kwanzaa has just started. It's a celebration of community and family. So with that let's Celebrate ! What is it ? Beginning December 26 and lasting for seven days, Kwanzaa is a celebration of community, family and culture, established as a means to [...]

Voices from Our Past

Voices from Our Past

A trip too our annual visit to St Landry Catholic Church Cemetery Tour held every October to raise money for the up jeep of this historical cemetery. So come with to the Past when it all started ; in 1767 : . Travel back in time to a place where the voices from our past [...]

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day * cards and crafts

National  Law Enforcement Appreciation Day  * cards and crafts

Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day ! Make sure you drop bye and say Thank You for all they do. In my town Sheriff Moreaux and his officers always happy to lend a hand at community event and keep our town safe on a daily basics . My group of kids made cards to [...]

Monday * My Small Town

Monday * My Small Town

Happy Monday ! Today I am posting about my small town in today post. I live in South Louisiana -beside the river in a small town less than 2000 people named Melville . In the last year my husband took a job with our local government. He went from working 60 plus hours in retail [...]

National Parents as Teachers Day

National Parents as Teachers Day

We all teach our children different things in life.  But I had the honor to Virtual  School (on line public school ) my son for 6 years.  Yes it was a big  family decision  but for our family it worked. He graduated and Now a college freshman doing great. But I still help out other parents [...]

World Card Making Day 2018

World Card Making Day 2018

Today we celebrate a Special Day : National Card Making Day! Let's start the fun with some cute Halloween cards - check back I will be adding more Cards all day long . Lisa Brentwood Owl from Jessica Lynn originals. Halloween card. Today lots of companies are having special coupons and Sales to celebrate : [...]

Mid Autumn Moon Festival Celebration *

Mid Autumn Moon Festival Celebration *

Happy  Mid -  Autumn Moon Festival     !  Today's Lap book  is celebrating a family holiday. The Mid Autumn Moon festivals  celebrating the moon and harvest season. My husband is American Born Chinese (ABC) and enjoys sharing the holiday with friends and family. He usually cooks and I decorate and makes these small books for [...]

SEC Tailgating Cookbook

It's Official  - the tailgating season is here !!! And SEC  does it the best ( yes we are SEC family) Enjoy - Lisa    book link All-new recipes and top tips for tailgating like a champion. This all-new version of the original bestselling tailgating book from Southern Living gives readers more than 100 all-new recipes to [...]