Hot Air Balloon Day

Happy Tuesday !  Hot Air Balloon Day - It's held every Sept in this area if you are planning a visit More information The 2018 Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to Gonzales, right in the heart of Ascension Parish. The two day festival consists of hot air balloon glows, live entertainment, barbecue competition,  great food,... Continue Reading →

Tulip Time * April 28th

April 28th  Flower of the month is Tulips. One of my favorite flowers. When we lived in Michigan I had beds of them but they dont like the heat of Louisiana. So I don't plant them here .  But by chance you are in the Michigan area check out the Tulip Festival coming in May... Continue Reading →

Tuesday * College road trip

Hello Tuesday ! The next couple of Tuesday I will be sharing our college road trip ! Join us on our adventure _ Lisa  Its another busy day at hour house - school & then volunteering at the Library. Time is passing so fast - graduation plans are just around the corner & college had... Continue Reading →

Biscuits and Slashed Brown

It's March & time for National Maple Syrup time in Indiana.   book link For country-store owner Robbie Jordan, the National Maple Syrup Festival is a sweet escape from late-winter in South Lick, Indiana—until murder saps the life out of the celebration . . .   As Robbie arranges a breakfast-themed cook-off at Pans ‘N... Continue Reading →

Chopsticks : Let’s Eat

happy Friday -my finial day of Celebrating Chinese New Year. But in China it;s a month long celebration -so who knows you may see sum more post.  Today  it's :   Chopsticks History Lesson: In ancient times, chopsticks were called 'Zhu'. At that time, Chinese ancestors liked to steam or boil food. It was difficult... Continue Reading →

Trip to the Asian Market * Noodle Aisle

My family loves Noodles of all kind - from traditional ramie noodles to any kind of pasta. While exploring the local Asian market we always hit the noodle aisle. Types of Noodles : My-Tho Noodles : Rice Noodles Excellent Flour stick : whet flour Canton Style Egg Noodles: Wheat flour Immerse in cold water for... Continue Reading →

Mardi Gras 2018

Happy Mardi Gras! Today is the biggest Part in Louisiana-But did you know ? In Louisiana it's a State Holiday & School is closed . Economic Impact: A new study on the economic value of the 2014 Mardi Gras season showed a total contribution to the New Orleans economy of $465 million, with a total... Continue Reading →

Let the Parade Begins

Happy Saturday ! It's a big Parade Day here but it's raining . So be safe out there as I share some pictures -#YouknowyouareatMardiGras So You know it's parade time when the porta potties & barricade are out on the streets. Drive safe & obey traffic signs & detours.   Lafayette Children Parade :  

Friday Author : AL Vincent

Welcome to the Last Friday before Mardi Gras which is Tuesday ! Hope you have enjoyed our parade of books,food & Fun! Stay safe and Have fun -and as they say in Louisiana -" Let the Good Time Roll". Lisa Today feature Author is AL Vincent : A.L. Vincent is a teacher/writer who lives in... Continue Reading →

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