Tulip Time * April 28th

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 [...]

Tuesday * College road trip

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 [...]

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 [...]

Chopsticks : Let’s Eat

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Let the Parade Begins

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 :