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!  🎭     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 ❤️ 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

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