Holidays, February Holiday Ideas

The calendar pages of January are quickly flipping by and February is on the horizon… I love all holidays and love to decorate and celebrate! Valentine’s Day and Fat Tuesday, the last day of the Mardi Gras season are such fun, Let’s get in the mood to celebrate these holidays with some crafts, decorations and … Continue reading

Holidays, A Little Mardi Gras

As much as I love Valentine’s Day and decorations, this year I couldn’t wait to get them stashed away… I wanted brighter decor to chase the winter blues away! My Valentine’s Day on a Tray… Transformed to Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday~ Time to bring out the purple, gold and green! The heart is gone … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Table and Easy King Cake

    Come on in and join the Mardi Gras celebration We always celebrate when there’s an occasion!         There’s also a festive wreath on the inside of the door~ Why have just one wreath when you can have more!         The table is set with festive glasses and … Continue reading

Creations, Mardi Gras Mesh Wreath

  I love Valentines Day and all the fun Valentine decor, but in the deep South February also means Mardi Gras!         This year Fat Tuesday, the height of Mardi Gras celebrating, falls on February 25 a mere 10 days after Valentines Day… Time to hurry up and decorate!       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bourbon Recipes for Mardi Gras!

  It’s less than a week until Fat Tuesday!ย  ๐ŸŽญ     Barbie Masks from DIY Barbie Blog here           Make the most of your Mardi Gras celebrations with these recipes made with Bourbon!         Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam Crostini with Pimiento Cheese & Praline Pecans     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Time!

  We had a lovely, laid back Valentine’s day at the beach,       But February on the coast means Everything is covered in purple gold and green!       Mardi Gras Madness, as the locals know         Means bring out the decorations, put on a show!       … Continue reading

Holidays, February Menus

  Happy Valentine’s Day โค๏ธ This is a busy week!ย  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  ๐ŸŽญ 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 sausage and put the noodles on to boil … 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 bundt cake… But I had a coupon … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Madness!

  Mardi Gras compared to a party ย ๐Ÿพ     Is like comparing a hurricane ย ๐Ÿ’จ๐ŸŒช ๐Ÿ’จ     to a little rain ย โ˜”๏ธ     It’s full out wild ย ๐Ÿฆ     and a lot of crazyย  ย ๐Ÿคก     After the party, things might be hazy ย ๐Ÿน     Don a mask ย  … Continue reading