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Category: Southern Nostalgia

Mardi Gras Is Pancake Night

    Pancakes For Dinner   For my entire life, we have always celebrated Shrove Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, with a pancake supper. Most likely because it was sweet, and we always gave up anything sweet for Lent. In England they actually call it &#8220…

Chasing Allertons China

      I have been chasing Allertons china ever since my great aunt moved back home and it was her everyday china. My mother inherited the china and I was the lucky one to get it next. If you are familiar with Blue Willow you have probably seen some…

Christmas On The Porch….and around the house

  Christmas On The Porch   It’s almost here…. Just a few more minutes and it will be Christmas Day. Bonnie Blue is looking through the glass trying to find Santa.     The porch is lighted to help Santa find his way. Come and visit and stay…

Starting New Traditions

  New Traditions Starting new traditions is one of the many new adventures that having adult children with growing families provides. One of our new traditions has been going to Kitrell, a little town north of Durham, NC to cut our own Christmas tree. Actually we find the tree we…