(To all my Vegan friends out there, you may want to just walk on by this post.) Continue reading Giving The Devil His Due/Food
Meanwhile, if you love fried chicken but have given up the greasy, ‘not good for your heart’ variety. (God, how I still love my Raising Cane’s now and then), I have great news for you. Continue reading Comfort Food/Recipe
Welcome to Madisonville! Here in this oak lined, slow-paced city in Louisiana is where the annual Wooden Boat Festival is hosted yearly in early Autumn. Although I am a native of Louisiana and have spent a better part of my adult life here, I have only just this weekend had the pleasure of making it to the festival. In my defense, this IS hurricane season; and past thoughts of attending were thwarted by the appearance of sudden storms, cold fronts and any number of “child emergencies”, including, but not limited to, school functions. Now that my husband and I are … Continue reading World of Wooden Boats…the Festival in Madisonville, LA
I live in the South. One thing we do here is grow fig trees. The population could easily be as divided on love of this fruit as it is on fresh tomatoes. One either loves or could care less about … Continue reading Summer of the Fig
Photo used from their website. OMG! I can’t think of enough good things to say about this wonderful Greek restaurant, now reopened near the intersection of Perkins Road and Essen Lane in Baton Rouge. When it was open before, it … Continue reading Z….is for Zorba’s!
In the beginning… There was a lot of dirt, rocks and debris.. Finally my little babies were nestled safely in their brown bed.. And my garden began to grow.. and grow. The peppers flourish.. The tomatoes emerge and the … Continue reading How My Garden Grows
Well, I was going to post about my garden-until last night when I made these delectable Margarita cookies. I was searching online for margarita flavored or inspired treats for a birthday gift and I ran across several promising recipes. Then … Continue reading Cookie Heaven!
Hello All, While I am deeply missing Costa Rica, I thought it would be healing-and informative for others-to share another of our favorite vacation days. While we stayed at the gorgeous Savegre Mountain Lodge, we made several hiking excursions and … Continue reading Waterfall Magic at Savegre Lodge
One of our favorite excursions was our early morning visit to Villa Vanilla Spice Farm, located just outside of Quepos. Our tour bus picked us up at Byblos Hotel in Manuel Antonio for the early tour which was great because … Continue reading Spice Up Your Vacation at Villa Vanilla!
Hi friends, While we are on the subject of water, I thought it would be nice to share our morning on the Catamaran out of Quepos with the wonderful folks at Planet Dolphin Tours. There are tours for the morning … Continue reading A Catamaran Adventure