I let the Starbucks ad rope me in at the grocery store. It was chilly outside, I was tired, and I knew I needed to go home and cook after I shopped. So I went to the Starbucks counter and told them to hook me up and add an extra shot. Whatever they gave me… Continue reading Caffeinated Shopping
It’s hot outside and I’m hot inside and longing for some relief from the heat! Here in Louisiana the temps have already been soaring into the 90’s and it’s not even August yet. We had a cool front come through yesterday and it was a BEAUTIFUL day! This morning was a comfortable 67°. I feel… Continue reading Christmas in July!
Wouldn’t this make a fantastic Christmas card paired with some holiday sentiments? I’ve picked a few sentiment stamp images from JFF Stamps for inspiration for future cards. (Click images for direct links to the store.) This one is just a beautiful quote and so comforting to those who have lost loved ones, especially during the… Continue reading Christmas Cardinal
We woke up to a winter wonderland Friday morning! This doesn’t happen often in Louisiana! No school for the parish and my Facebook feed was jam packed with pictures and video of “sneaux day”! The sun came out at lunchtime, but there were still a few Frosty the snowmen still standing at the end of the… Continue reading Snowflakes
It took a long time for peppermint to grow on me. My Memaw and Papaw kept a dish of starlight mints on their coffee table during Christmas. My sister and I would see it and think, CANDY! After it melted a few minutes in our mouths, we would spit it out like it was on… Continue reading It’s Candy Cane Season!
I’m a little late getting my tree up this year, but it’s finally decorated! I have a huge collection of ornaments, but I always seem to put up the handmade ornaments my babies (now grown men!) have made over the years first. By the time they are all up, I don’t have room for any… Continue reading Oh Christmas Tree!
Close your eyes and envision sunshine, white sand, a warm breeze, crystal blue water and a tropical drink in your hand… ♫ Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say on a bright Hawaiian Christmas Day That’s the island greeting that we send to you from the land where palm trees sway Here we know that… Continue reading Christmas in Paradise!