Before the Saltwater Came Returns!


Hey!  Psst!  Look over to your right.  Now, scroll down a little.  What’s this?   Yep!  You got it!  Before the Saltwater Came is now available as an e-book!    Ten years ago this month, Before the Saltwater Came was … Continue reading

Courir de Mardi Gras – Part 2


In my previous post about the Courir de Mardi Gras in Church Point, La., I promised photos of the animals of the Mardi Gras Run, but y’all, I took more than 300 photos that day.  How in the world could I … Continue reading

Courir de Mardi Gras


I’m still so excited from all the happenings that I just don’t know where to start. So many sights and sounds that I want to share with y’all. I guess the best way is to launch right in and start … Continue reading

Hello Baby!


Open my kitchen drawer and there, nestled among the hot pads, koozies, and clothes pins, you just might see . . . three little plastic babies.  And then you would scratch your head like Stan Laurel and do a double … Continue reading

Louisiana Culinary Trails – Prairie Home Cookin’


As promised, I am taking you across the state with food and cooking, reflective of the varying people and cultures as we go. The typical Americans pretty much associates Louisiana cuisine with “Cajun cooking” these days, but there is so much … Continue reading