December 18, 2017

Archives for November 2010

Wordless Wednesday 12/1/10

“If my ship sails from sight, it doesn’t mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends.” J. Enoch Powell

Mississippi Mud Brownies – Recipe

When going over our list of desserts of Thanksgiving it was brought to my attention that we lacked anything with chocolate. That was not acceptable, so I dug out this chocolate masterpiece that I have wanted to try for a while. I plan on making them for a few Christmas parties in the near future. […]

I Heart Faces (Scenic B&W)

This photo was taken at a State Park here in South Louisiana. I love the swamp moss in the background and huge trees.  For more Scenic Black and White photographs check out I Heart Faces.

Happy Thanksgiving!

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.”                                                                 Psalms 100:4-5   Happy Thanksgiving Ya’ll! Wishing you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving! Hoping for a Saints victory against […]

Wordless Wednesday 11/24/10

Our New Orleans Thanksgiving Menu

This year I am hosting Thanksgiving. The task feels daunting because I have alot to live up to when it comes to the cooks in the family. My mother-in-law is from Cajun country and cooking comes naturally to her. She never uses a recipe and makes delicious meals all the time (just ask her son). This […]

Black Friday Plans

I love the Friday after Thanksgiving. It is the best shopping day of the year. My mom, mother-in-law and I plan out our destinations when the first few ads start to come out. We sift through the Black Friday ads and compare them to our shopping lists. Our morning starts at about 4am and we usually […]

10 Tips to Make Life Easier

The toothbrush experts at Oral-B are teaming up with Operation Smileto make life easier for children born with cleft palates, cleft lips, and facial deformities. Since 1982, Operation Smile has improved the quality of life of over 150,000 children in over 60 countries. This holiday season, they are kicking off a program called “Glide into the Holidays” to encourage […]

10 Holiday Survival Tips

1. Budget & Plan your Gift Giving Strategy Prior to the holiday season I make a list of everyone I plan to purchase a present for and how much I want to spend. From there, I decide on a budget and some gift ideas within my allotted price range. I keep a running list in […]

Wordless Wednesday 11-17-10

  “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi