Wacky Wednesday !

Wacky Wednesday !

Happy Wacky Wednesday ! Today it's all about the unusual holidays of the day : Common Sense Day ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcStHPI22Jc Carnation Day : Dianthus caryophyllus, commonly known as the carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 year [...]

Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. It is also known as the Festival of Lights. Sun, Dec 22, 2019 – Mon, Dec 30, 2019 During Hanukkah, on each of the eight nights, a candle is lit in a [...]

Chocolate covered Pecans

Chocolate covered Pecans

It's Chocolate covered Anything Day! These Pecans make a great Christmas gifts too- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips3 tablespoons heavy cream2 cups pecan halves Combine the chocolate chips and cream in a medium metal bowl, and set on top of a pan of simmering water. Stir occasionally until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir [...]

EggNog * Yes or No ?

EggNog  *  Yes or No ?

My father loves eggnog. And it's a tradition to make a batch for the holiday's to enjoy with family >>> What is Eggnog? Eggnog, egg nog or egg-nog, historically also known as milk punch or egg milk punch, is a rich, chilled, sweetened, dairy-based beverage. It is traditionally made with milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg [...]

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

It's Monday Dec 2nd ! And today we are lighting the Oaks... The Walking Ladies of Opelousas are planning another beautiful presentation at Courthouse Square, the Lighting of the Oaks Visit downtown Opelousas the Saturday after Thanksgiving when they plug in the lights and light up the square! Santa Claus will also be on site for holiday photos. Other activities [...]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Happy National Pumpkin Cheesecake day ! Pumpkin Cheesecake bars : Crest: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup butter, softened1/4 C sugar Cheese Cake layer :8 ounces cream cheese1/4 cup white sugar1 egg1/2 tsp vanilla Pumpkin layer 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk3/4 cup white sugar2 eggs3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon [...]