Monthly Archives: January 2013

Beat the Winter Doldrums

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. Psalms 119:105 How to beat the winter doldrums? I read this question on a blog this week (Sorry, I read a lot of blogs, and if … Continue reading

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Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

“Let the good times roll!” Supposedly, my title to this post is the Cajun French saying that is popular always in New Orleans, but especially around Mardi Gras. This year Mardi Gras and Valentines fall in the same week, so … Continue reading

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Snowy Day and Snowy Table

These are the same azaleas that are in my header. Snow is rare here in central MS. We manage to get a little bit every year or two and a lot of it every few years. This past week, we … Continue reading

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Soup, Poppers, and Friendly Village, Part Two

I told you a few days ago that I would be thankful for this soup tablescape by Monday. Guess What: it’s Monday, and I’m thankful! The temp dropped suddenly yesterday afternoon, and today is rainy and very cold. I put … Continue reading

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Have some soup and poppers at the Friendly Village

It is certainly not uncommon to have unusually warm weather during the winter in central Mississippi. We’ve had rain for days on end, but it’s a sunny day today with a pleasant 75 degrees outside. However, the rain is supposed … Continue reading

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Weekend Finds and New Dishes

This weekend my husband and I were supposed to do our version of American Pickers. I guess you could call it Redneck Pickers. But the weather did not cooperate, so I do not have a story to tell. Believe me, … Continue reading

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