Do The Mardi Gras Mambo!

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It’s Fat Tuesday, Ya’ll! And if you didn’t know, Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday. The New Orleans carnival season is the preparation for the start of the Christian season of Lent. It begins on Epiphany (Jan. 6th) complete with an abundance of  parades, balls, and king cake parties. It has traditionally been part of the […]

Weekend Of Silence….

Life Happens

This was not the post that I had scheduled. This was not the post that I probably ever anticipated writing. But there are times when life doesn’t care what you have scheduled on the calendar or what you’d prefer to blog about. Life simply happens. image via When I was really young, my mother married a man […]

Don’t Monkey With My Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

I’ve made “Monkey Bread” several different ways. I’ve made it with cream cheese pockets and today I made it without. This recipe is by far the easiest! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 cans (16.3 oz each) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar […]

I love you….a latte!

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You can go all out for Valentine’s Day, or you can go all Aimee which is ten times easier. Due to the husband being out of town for Valentine’s Day, and rather than celebrating when he returns (hello, that’s way closer to my birthday at that point) the day for us has come and gone. […]

Lacy Burlap Table Runner {How To}

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 If you’ve spent any amount of time on Pinterest or Etsy, you’ve stumbled upon a zillion deviations of the burlap runner. If you’ve spent any time noticing the prices of said runners, you might’ve found yourself in sticker shock. $35 for a simple runner. Oh no, no, no. Recently, I contributed two of those shabby […]