August 17, 2017

Archives for January 2012

Birthday Pawties and Critter Cinema with the Louisiana SPCA

The Louisiana SPCA is hosting some really great programs for animal-loving youth in 2012! Celebrate your child’s next birthday party at the Louisiana SPCA Animal Care and Rescue Center. Kids can have fun while learning about animals and participating in hand’s on activities. Most importantly, your birthday party booking fee will help thousands of rescue […]

Louisiana Chicken Creole {Recipe}

Honestly, I have always eaten shrimp creole and it is mostly shrimp creole that is found on menus around New Orleans. Sometimes when shrimp season is closed and our stash of Louisiana shrimp from the freezer is depleted, I substitute chicken for shrimp. It’s a very easy and flavorful dish to put together and will […]

Wordless Wednesday 1/25/12 {Linky}

This morning I had to cross the longest bridge over water in North America. It’s 24 miles long and had bumper to bumper traffic! Ugh! But when I looked over towards the city, there was a beautiful sunrise with rays of light over the city. I grabbed my cell phone, snapped these photos, and realized […]

Fleur de Light Candle in King Cake {Review & Giveaway}

King Cake CandleIn Louisiana, 1 in 8 people are struggling with hunger. Fleur de Light Candles are making a difference in the lives of those struggling with hunger. Through the sales of their See the Light, Feed the Hungry Candles, in cooperation with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadania, they have been […]

Luxury Pasta Moments Photo Contest {Recipe: Baked Ziti}

For almost 100 years, Luxury Pasta has been bringing families around the dinner table for pasta filled meals. Pasta is such a versatile ingredient and can be made into a dish that fits your family and now through the Luxury Pasta Moments Photo Contest, Luxury Pasta wants to know what home means to you. Through […]

Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found {Product Review}

For New Orleanians, evacuating is just something that we do. If there is one good thing about a hurricane, it is the ability to track it days before it makes landfall. It gives you the time to get your things together and get out of town. Every time I have ever evacuated the first thing […]

Wordless Wednesday 1/18/12 {Pray for Courtney & Tripp}

Today, I am almost Wordless. Many of you are familiar with Courtney and Tripp Roth from Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Tripp lost his fight with EB (Epidermolysis Bullosa) on January 14, 2012 at the age of 2 years and 8 months.  Courtney blogged about her son’s battle with this horrific disease that causes blisters and sores of the […]

Become a TrashCanKidz Ambassador {Product Review}

TrashCanKidz is working together with EarthKidz International to bring awareness and help to orphaned children all over the world. Many of these children don’t know where their next meal will come from and turn  trash to treasures in their every day lives. TrashCanKidz was created as a way to bring awareness to these these children […]

King Cake Cookies {Recipe}

They are here! King Cakes hit the shelves on January 6 and will be here until Mardi Gras. When I was a kid that was the only time throughout the year that you could find a king cake. Now a few places change the color of sprinkles on top and sell them all year. Even […]

Wordless Wednesday 1/11/12 {Linky}

Well, Monday Night’s National Championship game sure didn’t go as I had hoped. The funny thing is that since my oldest son was born: LSU has won 2 National Championships (The time before being in 1958) The Saints have won a Super Bowl (The first time ever!) & It’s snowed 3 times in New Orleans […]