Feathers, Sequins, and Secrets

Later this month I’m going to Mississippi to hang with family, soak in some sunshine, and partake of the tastiest food this fine country has to offer. True, all three of those things can be done while eating tater tots in the Sonic parking lot, but we are expanding our itinerary to include some more […]

Big Easy Mardi Gras Wreath

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday, which makes this the Monday before Mardi Gras, aka Lundi Gras. Time to get our bead on. Hot pink wreath from Dollar Store + pipe cleaners + a whole lot of throw beads = instant wreath. Total time: 10 minutesTotal Cost: $1 (would have been more if I didn’t have a […]

Jambalaya Boxes

It’s that time of the year when tourists descend upon New Orleans like a bunch of drunk and shirtless locusts. Middle aged conventioneers with names like Stew and Skip take up with sorority girls, frat boys, and Lousianans alike in America’s spring break: Mardi Gras. Yes, it’s that time of year, but it isn’t all bad […]

Mardi Gras Beads: Ideas?

Fat Tuesday is around the corner.  You know what that means?  It means I’ll have 20 pounds of Mardi Gras beads and no where to go.  I need something to do with theses beads! Ideas? Anyone? Painting and mosaics are always fun, but there must be more, right? Google is not being it’s usual helpful […]