Holidays, February Menus

  Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️ This is a busy week!  HH is on the coast overseeing some construction       Replacing the pool liner is supposed to be a 2-3 day job, but the weather has been so rainy and cold it has morphed into several weeks         I’m in “the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Mardi Gras Gratin

  Since Fat Tuesday is a week from today, I decided to call this yummy sausage and noodle bake, Mardi Gras Gratin  🎭       It’s full of green {asparagus}, gold {noodles} and purple {ham and sausage} well, they’re sorta purple… and cajuns love their ham and sausage!         Brown the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt

Happy Fat Tuesday!!     Since we made a Cinnamon Roll King Cake  last week     Let’s celebrate today with a White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt cake!       Do you have a Nothing But Bundt cake store in your area?  One opened in Birmingham last fall, and I thought, well, anyone can make a … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Madness!

  Mardi Gras compared to a party  🍾     Is like comparing a hurricane  💨🌪 💨     to a little rain  ☔️     It’s full out wild  🦁     and a lot of crazy   🤡     After the party, things might be hazy  🍹     Don a mask   … Continue reading

Holidays, Mardi Gras Round-up

Spring holidays for 2016 are all piled up this year, with Fat Tuesday, February 9, so close to Valentine’s Day…  just a mere month away!     Mobile, Alabama is one of the first American cities to celebrate Mardi Gras, so it is serious business on the Alabama Gulf Coast.   You can read more … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheddar & Chive Hushpuppies for Fat Tuesday

Happy Fat Tuesday! Mardi Gras, literally translated, is French for Fat Tuesday.  It is also the term commonly used to refer to the balls, parties and parades during entire season of Carnival, the time between Ephiphany and Lent.  Fat Tuesday is the last day before Lent, approximately six weeks before Easter Sunday observed by Catholics … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Bourbon Street!

If you are lucky enough to live on or visit the Gulf Coast in January and February you will find Mardi Gras in full swing and the “Good Times Rolling” The street lamps are festive and the stores are full of anything you might need, an umbrella, a jester a wig or a hat You … Continue reading

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