End of Summer

Hi !  It’s Monday here in Louisiana and raining. But we are 3 weeks out before school starts. Our Summer is about over and it’s Back to School shopping around here.  So What have you been doing this Summer? Any Great trips?  Or did you stay home? We stayed home and completed some projects and did a week of Cyber […]

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Sunday Morning thoughts !

Happy Sunday !  From The Atchafalaya River –  Catfish Town of Louisiana- Melville. It;s National Catfish Day !    – Check the Recipe Box for a Recipe .Catfish Amandine Now on to the good stuff ! Wedding Post  # 25 The horseshoe is probably one of the most well-known good luck symbols of the Western world. The horseshoe has a […]

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Cindy on my Mind

Good Morning ! Everyone  We are in a Tropical Storm Warning for the next few  days because of- Tropical Storm Cindy. The 3rd storm of the season that starts in June. One of the joys of living in a state on the Gulf Coast. So Be safe if you are along the Coastal waters. Nothing New in Louisiana it’s Hurricane Season – So be prepared and Party On ! Lisa   You can pick one of these up filled with info and ways to track the storms this season .    

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Happy Mint Julep Day

Happy Mint Julep Day – May 30th !  Were you desperately hoping for a refreshing bourbon cocktail but frustrated that you didn’t have a good enough excuse? Thankfully for you, Mint Julep Day is here to pander to your wildest fantasies… just as long as those fantasies involved sipping this classic cocktail. Mint julep originates in the southern USA and […]

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Remembering Memorial Day !

Today in the USA  we celebrate Memorial Day ! Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.[1] The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May,[2] originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand […]

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Crawfish Time in the Country

Thursday – is usually my Food Post. But this week I’am changing it up for you. Tomorrow is Good Friday and my family does it’s annual Crawfish Boil in the Country and Easter Egg Hunt.  I thought I would share that Live tomorrow to Celebrate! But today I’am cooking my desert (Yes -I will share)  and give you a little […]

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Louisiana Boudin

Boudin – what is it ? Have you heard of it? Have you tried it? I’m lucky to be from southern Louisiana where this item  is made. It’s history dates back the the Acadians that settled in Louisiana as a way to use up slaughtered pig parts. These days it can be found all over South Louisiana and each place […]

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Thursday – Cannatella Grocery

Thursday – tour of My Little Town brings us too. Cannatella Grocery . 337-623-4211 421 Landrum St. Melville, LA 71353 Cannatella Facebook page “Home of the Finest Italian Sausage and one Good Muffuletta!” We also make our own smoked sausage and boudin. Serving hot plate lunches Monday-Friday. Cannatella GroceryThis fourth generation grocery/hardware store has been serving the people of Melville […]

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