More King Cake!

Only two more weeks of Mardi Gras left!  This weeks king cake from Caluda’s was banana foster.  We could not let this one go with out a try.  There are several other bakeries I wanted to try, but I don’t think were going to get to it.  I already feel like I’m on sugar overload…

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Lost To The Sea

Lost To The Sea by Stephen Wade Review Lost to the sea seeks to document the lost communities that have been washed away to the the sea in Britain. I found this to be rather lyrical in the introduction and enjoyed the beginning of the first chapter, but I found it dry and repetitive after…

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The Real Guy Fawkes

The Real Guy Fawkes by Nick Holland Review I saw recently that there is a show about Guy Fawkes that I am quite excited to watch. Cause I love me some Jon SNNN…. *ehem*…. I enjoy the theatrical performances of Kit Harrington.  So, this book was at the top of my list to get to.…

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The World That Made New Orleans

The World That Made New Orleans by Ned Sublette Review The World That Made New Orleans follows the creation of New Orleans using slavery and music as a string to follow through time. The information in here is engaging, and disturbing. I noticed that the people that rated this as average or below average on…

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Photo Phriday: Beehive

There is a massive live oak tree in my neighborhood.  The trunk is at least four or five feet in diameter. At the top is this beautiful beehive that has formed a natural chandelier. More pictures of our snow dusting.

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A Secret History Of Brands

A Secret History Of Brands by Matt McNabb Review This is a collection of well known brands and their historical significance.  Each chapter is fairly short, and does a fair job in its depth of coverage.  It covers Coca cola, Hugo Boss, Henry Ford, Adidas and Puma, Chanel, Bayer, Kellogg’s corn flakes, Winchester, and Bakelite.…

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