Fall draws me to comfort food. I think mostly to baking because I LOVE to bake. I really enjoy making cookies, but chocolate is and always will be the love of my life. While I’m taking part in blogging adventures this is allowing me to dig back into my creative side. I’ve been longing for those calm, cozy autumn days…

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Working on a fun project for the blog and wanted to share my first recipe out of the, “Drinking with the Saints” book from The Catholic Company. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is coming up this month, (August 15) to be exact. Let us toast to the Blessed Virgin Mary with a cocktail. Traditionally the Assumption is one…

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Three best friends, a full tank, Fleetwood Mac on the play list, Monastery bound, and rainy summer day setting behind us. That is exactly how this little trip to CTCA began. However, the trip left us seeing more cancer on the CT scan and coming back for more chemo infusions. BUT. It’s going to be ok. I feel a huge…

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If you love good wine, a chic place to sit in style, then Bodega is THE PLACE to check out. I recently had the opportunity to write a review/blog here: https://www.visitlakecharles.org/blog/post/worth-the-trip-bodega-wine-dive/ This is a great place to treat your mom this Mother’s Day. Thanks for reading, Kacie

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Happy belated Easter! This Easter we gathered outside amongst the sun and sat down to a fresh mess of crawdads!! In the south that is just what you do on Easter Sunday. Right? Right! I must admit, I have a love/hate relationship with crawfish. I love to eat them. But I seem to NEVER get full on the little mud bugs! Plus, they are kind-of disgusting to peel apart.…

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Ok seriously, how beautiful and refreshing does this kale salad look guys! My mom and I came across this salad as a tiny little sample in our local Sams Club store. We both have been wanting to eat better and I’m trying to push all the health food toward her as much as I can, since sugar makes cancer grow.…

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