Happy World Emoji Day !

Happy Emoji Day !   Emoji (Japanese: 絵文字えもじ, Japanese pronunciation: [emodʑi]; English: /ɪˈmoʊdʒi/, plural emoji or emojis[4]) are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and Web pages. Emoji are used much like emoticons and exist in various genres, including facial expressions, common objects, places and types of weather, and animals. Originating on Japanese mobile phones in the late 1990s, emoji have become increasingly popular worldwide since their international inclusion in Apple‘s iPhone, which was followed by similar adoption by Android and other […]

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Happy Pink Flamingo Day !

June 23rd – Happy Pink Flamingo Day !  Perhaps not shockingly, the pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl wallpaper, and Naugahyde lounge chairs were cool. Featherstone, a sculptor, was hired by Leominster, Mass.-based Union Products to make three-dimensional lawn ornaments. He created the first pink flamingo lawn ornament, his […]

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It’s time for Sno-Balls !

It’s Time for – Ice Ice Baby  ! Snow Balls, Snow Cones, Frozen Ice and Frozen Daiquiris time in Louisiana – are Summer to Everyone else.     Snow cones are a variation of shaved ice or ground-up ice desserts commonly served in paper cones or foam cups.[1] The dessert consists of ice shavings that are topped with flavored sugar […]

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Have you tried fotojet?

Foto jet –  Foto jet   Is a  photo editor, graphic design and Collage maker that I have been using to make all my signage. I use the FREE edition but there is a PAID version. I’am not very computer savy so this program is easy to use with lots of premade forms and clip art. I can also download […]

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Living Room Paint Idea’s

From Better Holmes & Garden –Better Holmes and Garden Decorating 2017  Color Palette Inspired By Nature – Raspberry, Daffodil, Violet , Sky Blue and  Mushroom i’am needing to repaint my living room this summer and looking outside to pick out colors. We have lived with beige to long,  I saw these colors and fell in love with the combo. Do you have a favorite Decorating idea or Color? I’am looking for suggestions ! Lisa  

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Friday post

Friday – Thanks for coming along on my tour of – My Little Town  . Hopefully you enjoyed the tour . Today I leave you with the some pictures to enjoy  Lisa There’s good reason that the town of Melville celebrates the catfish festival every October. Much of the town’s history and commerce are tied to the Atchafalaya River. Historically, […]

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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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My Knock-out roses

Spring in My Yard ! And My  Knock out roses are in bloom – Easiest roses I have ever grown Lisa     Introduced in 2000, ‘Knockout‘ rose quickly became the best-selling landscape plant in the country. It had everything — showy, continuous blooms; compact growth habit; tough-as-nails constitution; and, best of all, no need to spray for black spot […]

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