Take-out Tuesday, King Cake Crowns

  Happy Fat Tuesday!       For our celebration I made vanilla mini bundt cakes Don’t they look like little crowns?         I had some help too!         What makes these cakes so festive is the colorful batter           Gel food coloring produces intense … 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, Last Minute Mardi Gras Fun and Praline Party Mix

  Even if you don’t have a box full of Mardi Gras beads and decorations,           you can still have a little Mardi Gras fun with a few flowers from the grocery store           and a batch of dangerously delicious Praline Party Mix         … 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

Creations, Mardi-Gras Valentine Tree

I have officially declared winter to be over “Are you listening Mother Nature?”         We have been snowed in, iced in, and had frozen water pipes twice… in Alabama… that’s enough for one winter!!!             We have really enjoyed our slender Coastal Christmas Tree, but I felt … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote

Welcome to another tale of the traveling totes!  I am a newbie to the group, but I have already have had a ton of fun with these wonderful ladies, and my tote, Miss Coquille     Miss Coquille is named after the French word for shell, because she will be doing most of her traveling … 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

Fearless Friday, Jester

It’s all about Mardi Gras here this week, local parades this weekend thru Fat Tuesday       Even CC caught the Mardi Gras bug and did an abstract watercolor in purple, green and gold…obviously inspired by the colors she saw all around her       I’ve had so much fun crocheting lately and I … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cinnamon Roll King Cake

Fat Tuesday is next week, so you might want to celebrate with a king cake that’s so easy to make you will have plenty of time for catching beads and moon pies!       This is a “not really cooking” recipe, it’s basically just opening a couple of cans and adding some sugar   … Continue reading

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