It’s been about 5 years since I last wrote to you (cue in SPCA music for blog neglect). We have a lot to catching up to do!!! I’ve ALWAYS considered blogging as my free therapy and it finally dawned on me, that I needed this outlet in my life again. Last week I announced to …

To reference Christmas Vacation, remember when Clark’s boss stiffs him of his Christmas bonus and gives him the, “Jelly of the Month Club?”  Then Eddie chimes in with, “Clark, that’s the gift that keeps on giving the whole year.” Port Marigny is not far off, as it is the gift that keeps on giving! For the record…myself …

Decorating When Mardi Gras “Carnival Season” arrives, I’m like a little kid on Christmas Day. I can’t wait to decorate with the colors of purple, gold and green. A large part of Mardi decorating,involves things accumulated from years before. Treasured “throws,” such as a specific Krewe’s medallion beads, doubloons, King Cake babies, plush items or prized throws such …