Memorial Day : Washington, LA.

Memorial Day : Washington, LA.

This weekend we took a visit to the tiny town of Washington, LA. It's a wonderful historical town and makes a great afternoon visit. While there we stopped to put flags and flowers for Memorial day for family members. So take a look and Come visit. Washington, LA Founded in 1720 and incorporated in 1835, [...]

Louisiana Strawberries

Louisiana Strawberries

Today we are traveling to the Louisiana Strawberry capital and visiting a strawberry patch to pick some juicy ripe berries. To the farm we go in Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes. The rich, loamy and silty soil in these parishes is great for growing strawberries You Pick Farm : Mrs. Heather’s Strawberry Farm Located at 31458 Hwy [...]

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 [...]

Food Blog : Muffaletto

Food Blog : Muffaletto

Happy Wednesdays ! I am back on line and so happy to be with you. Today is National Cold Cut Day and I am highlighting a Classic New Orleans sandwich. If you are in New Orleans check out the ones at : Central Groceries. Grant's Easy muffaletta 1/2 loaf Italian bread ( Grant bakes his own) 4 ounces salami I [...]

Christmas Around the World : Sweden

Welcome to Sweden : Father Christmas comes in two forms in Sweden: a gnome-like figure from Swedish folklore, called a jultomte, and a rather jolly old man with a white beard and wearing a fur-trimmed red suit, known the world-over as Santa! This article explains how the gnome-like figure evolved and the connections between the two of [...]

Friday Road Trip

Friday Road Trip

Today the historic town of Washington,La. Celebrating 300 Years of Rich History The town of Washington, Louisiana’s third oldest settlement, is celebrating its tricentennial in 2020. Among the events planned are an antique car show, poster design contest, speaker series and high tea. We invite you to visit our website frequently to see what’s in the [...]

Friday Road Trip

Friday Road Trip

Road trip to me is exploring and finding out something new - today I am home in town : I am at our local Grocery store - learning about the towns history and making boudin : Cannatella’s Grocery & Hardware Cannatella’s Grocery is a fourth-generation grocery and hardware store that has been serving the people of Melville since [...]

Road Trip

Road Trip

Welcome to Friday's as we stay close to home for Vacation. This Stop Opelousa,la. Opelousas is a great place to use your feet, whether strolling over the 19th-century brick sidewalks lining its historic district or participating in the city's deep Zydeco music tradition by dancing at a local club or festival. Opelousas is Louisiana's third-oldest [...]

Robert Cove,La . Germenfest Festival

Robert Cove,La . Germenfest Festival

Welcome to October in Louisiana ! Our fall road trips all seems to lead to another wonderful festivals in my state. So enjoy- Robert Cove. Lisa Roberts Cove is not a town, but rather a scattered rural community with the St. Leo's Catholic church complex as a community and cultural center which is located three [...]

Creole Tomato Festival and Recipe

Creole Tomato Festival and Recipe

Welcome to Road Trip Monday ! The creole tomatoes are ready and we are ready to party in the Big Easy : https://www.tomatofest.com/Creole_Tomato_Seeds_p/tf-0129.htm The Creole tomato was designated the official vegetable plant of Louisiana in 2003. This delicious variety of tomato is grown only in certain parts of south Louisiana where the soil is just right. Some say “tomato,” [...]