National Food Bank Day : 9/3/21

National Food Bank Day : 9/3/21

Welcome to my Friday Favorites from Books to Events it's all here. Today I am posting about a family favorite - Our local Food Bank and Mobile Food Pantry make a monthly stop in our small town and we volunteer monthly. So do your part this Friday - volunteer, donate and you will be helping [...]

Tuesday Morning ! Labor Day

Tuesday Morning ! Labor Day

I am Thankful to be with you today ! The Hurricane Ida missed us completely here in Melville but many of my fellow Louisiana neighbors are with out power and shelter. This being combined with out breaks of COVID in Louisiana makes it a double trouble. Please keep everyone in your thought as we clean [...]

Road Trip Time : Rayne,La .

Road Trip Time : Rayne,La .

Welcome to Road Trip Thursday ! It's a time I share some fun things to do in South Louisiana. The last year has been hard but the state is bouncing back. So come visit some of my favorite spots in the state. In honor of National Frog Jumping Day -I am visiting the town of [...]

Monday ” Coffee Break

Monday ” Coffee Break

Welcome to my Monday Coffee Break. My time to catch up what's going on and sharing a few pictures and recipes. Hope everyone had a great week and Mother's Day. I did my son is home from College . making my weekend. Blog Update : Looks like another fun week with lots of things too [...]

Happy Birthday ! Sis

Today's is my sister's birthday and I am celebrating with making her favorite dishes on my Food blog. We cant be together in person but we are together virtually..... Shrimp Creole 4 lb large Shrimp3/4 C oil3 T flour1 bunch shallots1 can tomato paste4 green bell peppers2 tsp salt2 tsp black pepper Clean Shrimp and [...]

Homemade Cappuccino Recipes:

Tomorrow is National Cappuccinos Day -so I am sharing a recipe today so you have everything for tomorrow . If you are like me I am no way close to a coffee shop or a Starbucks - so make it at Home..... Lisa Ingredients 1 cup milk , preferably skimstrong coffeecinnamon , for dustingcocoa powder [...]

International Bacon Day

International Bacon Day

I am celebrating this special day at the market with bacon treats at a specialty meat shop we found at the market. Its local and family own. We always pick up there bacon, apple butter with bacon and more : Glazed Bacon 12 oz of sliced bacon 1/2 c packed brown sugar 2 Tablespoon dry [...]

Home made Ice Cream

Home made Ice Cream

Today is all about celebrating that great treat of Ice Cream ! Old Fashion Vanilla Ice Cream 6 eggs6 (12 fluid ounce) cans evaporated milk1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk3 cups white sugar 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract2 cups milk, or as needed Combine eggs, evaporated milk, condensed milk, sugar, and vanilla and mix well.Pour mixture [...]