Friday, March 22, 2019

Spring Azaleas

 Spring is here and the azaleas are in bloom: 

Early April is azalea time in Louisiana. HAMMOND,La. – Early April is here, and that signifies the peak flowering season for azaleas across the state. Some years, flowering is earlier; some years, flowers come later.     Check the Spring Kits @ My Memories . 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Happy Birthday ! Dad

Happy Birthday ! To my Dad today is his 88th birthday : 

My Dad is many things : a man of God ,a Father, Grandfather,Great Grandfather and Uncle bill to the family. And a life long friend too other.... Lisa 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Happy Ravioli Day

Homemade Ravioli  Dough with Sausage filling: 

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
    • 3 eggs, plus 1 for the egg wash
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • Ravioli filling of your choice

    Make the Dough : 

    1. In a large bowl whisk together the flour and salt.
    2. Make a well in the center of the flour and add in the eggs all at once. Mix them together well using your hands. Add the olive oil and knead the dough for 5 minutes. Form into a ball and leave in the bowl, covered with plastic wrap for 30 minutes.
    3. Take a small piece of the dough and either run it through a pasta machine a few times OR use a rolling pin, some flour and a considerable amount of muscle to create a thin sheet. Cut circles out of the dough using a cookie cutter or a glass.

    1. Filling : can be anything ! 
    • 3/4 lb bulk sausage
    • 2 eggs beaten
    • 2 T cheese 
    Brown sausage and then add other ingredients . Set aside and let Cool. 

    1. Place 1 teaspoon of filling in the center of half the circles. Lightly brush egg wash around the edge of the circle. Place the second circle on top over the filling and use a fork to crimp the edges all around.
    2. DRYING THE RAVIOLI: Allow ravioli to dry for one hour before cooking
    3. .COOKING THE RAVIOLI: Drop ravioli into 6 to 8 quarts of boiling, salted water and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until dough is tender

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    Lacey Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

    Oatmeal Lace Cookie Day ! 

    This dough spreads to make thin, lacy, oatmeal cookies that you peel off the cookie sheet. 

    • 1 C oatmeal  (quick cooking)
    • 1/4 C flour
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 C sugar
    • 1/2 C butter (softened)
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tsp vanilla

    1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Cover baking sheets with foil, then coat the foil with a non-stick cooking spray.
    2. In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, salt, and baking powder. In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Mix in the flour and oat mixture until just combined. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets, 2 1/2 inches apart.

    Sunday, March 17, 2019

    Lucky Me Quick Page

    Happy St Patrick Day ! 

    I used this cute QP to make my page ! Never done digital scrapbook this is a great way to get started. Download the Free trail version of My Memerioes software and this free kit and you are on your way. Interested in buying the software : I have a key on my page for a coupon for you : 

    Free Quick Page @

    St Patrick Day

     Happy St Patrick Day ! 

    An Irish prayer for those departed today : 

    Who was St. Patrick ? 

    Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. He was a Christian missionary given credited with converting Ireland to Christianity in the AD 400s. So many legends surround his life that the truth is not easily found. St Patrick was not actually Irish.
    Born: Around 415 AD
    Occupation: Sheep herder 
    Nationality: Roman Briton

    Showing anyone can be Irish on St Patrick Day ! 

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    Old Fashioned Lime Jello Salad

    Lime Jello Salad : 

    • 1 pkg lime jello
    • 1 small can crush pineapple
    • 1 C miniature marshmallows
    • 1 pkg cream cheese/ mashed
    • 1 C boiling water
    • 1/2 C pecans
    • 1 C whipping cream
    Dissolve jello,cream cheese and marshmallows in boiling water. Add pineapple and nuts. Cool and fold in whipped cream. Chill or mold in fridge until set. 

    Spring Azaleas

     Spring is here and the azaleas are in bloom:  Early April is  azalea  time in  Louisiana . HAMMOND, La . – Early April is here, and ...