• Egg-Straordinary Easter Egg Tutorials
    Easter,  Holidays

    Egg-straordinary Easter Egg Ideas

    Egg-straordinary  Easter Egg Ideas Do y’all remember the days of using food coloring to dye Easter eggs? Then there were the little tablets that were dropped in hot water. A bit later came the tablets that would be popped into some white vinegar and cold water. Ahh …. those were the days! Well these days you have so many choices and it has become an art rather than just a tradition for little kids keep. We have collected a number of photos and tutorials below. We would love to have you share your pictures and egg decorating tips and tricks with us. Let us know if you try any of…

  • Rockin Red Beans and Rice
    Entrees,  Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Rockin Red Beans and Rice

    Red beans and rice, originated in Louisiana and in the old South, was typically made on Monday’s. This is because on Sunday there was usually a big supper after church and it usually included ham or beef which gave left over bones and a bit of meat. Monday was typically wash day. Of course, back then they didn’t have washing machines so washing clothes took a great deal of time between using a washboard and tub, then ringing the clothes and finally hanging them. Supper needed to be something that didn’t take a great deal of attention, hence, Red Beans & Rice! I know these days we don’t have to…