Born and raised in Northeast Louisiana into a farming family--that is probably what started my passion for all things ‘outdoors’. I love God, my right to bear arms, my mamaw’s hot water cornbread, and good lip gloss.
Red River Revel – Free Admission Today
Great entertainment is on the way this week at the Red River Revel from Easton Corbin, The Farm and many, many more acts. And of course this week is full of art, food, and revelry in Festival Plaza. Today you get in FREE all day.
Recipe – Spiced Tea
This orange, lemony, spicy concoction has been part of my family as long as I can remember. You'll find many variations, but this is how we make spiced tea. My friends always request it around this time of year, the requests became so overwhelming a couple years ago that I began gifting them with a small jar of tea and an attached recipe--my subtle hint.
Shreveport Bossier Weekend Events — September 21 – 23
There's a boat load of events happening in and around Kiss Country this weekend! Bands are battlin', symphonies are playin', kids are puntin', passin', and kickin'! Let's get to having fun!
The Mommy Chronicles – Gender Selection Clinics
This week I discovered some disturbing parenting information, have you heard about these "gender selection" clinics? For about $18,000 you get to choose whether you'll give birth to a son or to a daughter.
The Mommy Chronicles – This Is Not A Toy
If you've ever seen something with "This Is Not A Toy" printed all over it and wondered what idiot would give this to their child? Well, this story is for you. Today's Mommy Chronicle is another one of those "I never had a clue" moments. I'm pretty sure that will be the theme of my life as a parent, 30 years from now I will look back and be able to title my experiences as a mom
Recipe – Crock Pot Dr. Pepper Roast Beef
I'm in love with my crock pot. Seriously. I want to write it love notes and give it massage, instead I threw a hunk of raw meat covered in Dr. Pepper in it at 3 am this morning. And in 6-8 hours I'm going to enjoy the fruits of my lack of labor. This is the easiest and most fabulous "roast beast" recipe I've ever tried!
Jake Owen Proposes To Girlfriend On Stage [VIDEO]
This morning Gary and I were talking about Country's sexiest man, well my vote is for this fella--Jake Owen. And as of this weekend, Jake is spoken for. This hunka burnin' love proposed to his girlfriend during a hometown concert in Florida.
Easy Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are part of every single holiday in our family and they are Steven's favorite. Last year I tried something new, something so easy you will be shocked at how good the results are! These deviled eggs are beyond easy! Only 3 ingredients!
Shreveport Walk For Autism
The 3rd annual Walk For Autism is coming up April 21st at A.C. Steer Park in Shreveport. The cost is only $5 per walker and it will give you the opportunity to participate in a fun event with your family and friends and support all those affected by autism.
Spring Art Workshop For Children
Here's a fun art workshop for elementary aged children. Happening this Saturday at Noel Memorial United Methodist Church, the kids will paint Eric Carle style caterpillars and butterflies. Eric Carle is the creator of popular children's book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'.
Food Safety – Eating Easter Eggs
If you are one of the brave souls who can't wait to crack all those colorful shells and whip up a huge batch of egg salad sandwiches, you aren't alone. Now, I'm not saying I'm on board--I'm way too scared to eat Easter Eggs after they've been laying in the yard for any amount of time, but Gary McCoy is game.
Unborn Babies Being Treated For Obesity In The Womb
Fat Fetus? Are you kidding me?! Yep. Treatment has started in the UK to combat the issue of overweight newborns. The controversy lies in the fact that a routine of healthy diet and exercise could probably produce the same results as the medication being used in the study.