Homemade Peach Ice Cream!

Peach Ice Cream

With heat indices/indexes reaching over 100 degrees, it’s too hot to bake cakes for all the July and August birthdays our family celebrates together. So, after we consume grilled ribs, potato salad, baked beans with all the trimmings, we will … Continue reading

Old-Fashioned Fig Preserves


It’s that time of year again.  Time when figs are ripe and ready for making delicious, old-fashioned fig preserves.  This post/recipe originally appeared in July, 2008 and remains one of the most viewed posts on this blog.  Seems figs are … Continue reading

Jezebel Sauce


If you, like me, have lived many decades deprived of the knowledge and enjoyment of Jezebel sauce, then hallelujah this is your day!  I’m here to open up your eyes AND your taste buds with this recipe that was recently revealed … Continue reading

June Hodge-Podge and Giveaway

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I know it’s not yet the official first day of summer, but tell that to the near 90-degree temperatures we’re enduring today.  This past week, I’ve worked with a lady carpenter replacing all the sills under the front porch of … Continue reading

Egrets & Otters & Books, Oh My!


It’s finally here…my second Children’s Picture Book! With lovely illustrations by Kayla Harris Johnson, we meet another local character, finding his way in the pastures and wetlands of Louisiana. While these books are available in both Print & eBook format … Continue reading