September SURPRISE for you! This is the picture from my newsletter where you’ll surprise me with your comment. Why is this giveaway SURPRISE? Because I don’t know what’s going to be in the box. It will be filled with books and SWAG and stuff I get at Penned Con while I’m there later this month. So this month, the giveaway… Read More
Twelfth Night! Ready. Set. Go!
Carnival is a season starts today, January 6th—or Twelfth Night. Did you hear the starter pistol? The number of days between Twelfth Night and Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday differs each year. This years, it’s 52 and several hours. Click for the Countdown Clock to Fat Tuesday, which is February 28th this year. In the Pelican state (Louisiana) and other… Read More
Party with Me! Let’s make our own Mardi Gras!
It’s 7 days until Mardi Gras! Check the Countdown Here: http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/news/news/countdown-to-mardi-gras-celebrity Here’s place where you can view the festivities http://www.earthcam.com/usa/louisiana/neworleans/bourbonstreet/?cam=bourbonstreet Today’s musical selection for today: Do You know what it Means to miss New Orleans. This song has special meaning to me. While you listen, I’ll share my connection. (Billie Holliday http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhkxy3ei8os ) The song: Do You know what it… Read More
A Crash Course in Mardi Gras
20 Days to Mardi Gras There’ll be a single-question quiz at the end, so pay close attention. Yes, there will be a prize—for 10 people who leave a comment. Costumes: I’ll be celebrating Mardi Gras long distance this year, stepping out with my guy for a wonderful Cajun meal wearing my custom made purple, green, and gold corset, (thank you… Read More
French French Toast for the Weekend!
Greetings! So many of you loved Karen’s brownie recipe made in her George Foreman Grill from an earlier post, so I asked her for more yummy food–Grill-style. Here’s Karen’s take on a breakfast favorite: French Toast. Hi everyone, I’ve been invited back to share another recipe with you. I was happy to see how well-received my brownie recipe was, it… Read More