December 14, 2017

Archives for January 2011

Wordless Wednesday 1/26/11

This week at The Pioneer Woman the photography assignment is flowers. Here are my entries for the assignment.

I Heart Faces (Innocent Wonder)

  This little one was a pleasure to photogragh. She was full of energy and to her mom’s dismay hated to wear shoes, which is my favorite element of this picture. Everyone tried to get her to put her shoes on and she thought it was a game. In this picture she is looking at […]

Growing Fresh Herbs

herbsI decided that we were going to attempt to grow fresh herbs for the kitchen. I am known for having a black thumb and putting fear into the hearts of helpless plants, but I figured even this was something I could do. ( Quick tidbit: Never clean a large splash fountain with lots of bleach because it […]

Wordless Wednesday 1-19-11

wwBailey digging. Bailey with her, “Oh man, I just got busted” look.

I Heart Faces Photo (Winter Wonderland)

                                                    Here in New Orleans, snow is a BIG deal! This picture is from our first “Snow Day.” We spent it building snowmen, playing soccer, and of course having snowball fights. […]

New Orleans Inspired Pet Names

Just before Christmas we had a stray kitten show up in our garden that we have taken in. When trying to decide on a name for her we decided that we wanted to give her a name inspired by New Orleans. After a long family discussion we finally settled on Abbie (short for Abita). Here are some other names that […]

Wordless Wednesday 1-12-11

  Today is a nostalgic Wordless Wednesday. This was me in 2nd grade! I was a page in a Mardi Gras parade with 4 of my cousins. This photo was taken at the annual ball where the court is presented.  

I Heart Faces Challenge (Smile)

  This photo is one of my favorites because it shows the bride’s pure joy while dancing with her Dad. There were no tears and all smiles! To see more smile photos check out

Mardi Gras 2011 is Here!!!

This January 6, 2011 marked the official start of Mardi Gras season. Tradition states that carnival season begins on the Twelfth Night which is twelve days following Christmas. It is also the first day that Mardi Gras king cakes officially hit the bakery shelves. Now you can get your hands on one all year in […]

Saints: There’s Always Next Year

SAINTSCHAMPSLeading up to the Saints versus Seahawks game it was considered a sure bet that the Saints would walk away the victors and move on to face either the Chicago Bears or the Atlanta Falcons. It was a game pitting the defending world champions against a team whose place in the playoffs was questionable. The […]