Spinach Madeline

I don’t love everything about living in the South. August, for instance, is truly terrible. And every time I go over when to use “good” and when to use “well” in my ACT prep class, at least one student says “That just doesn’t sound right!” My standard answer: “You live in northeast Louisiana. You probablyContinue reading “Spinach Madeline”

King Cake

Today, it snowed in Louisiana! For the uninitiated, this means School is cancelled because we know we don’t have the equipment or skills to drive safely Kids everywhere dress in repurposed camo hunting clothes (the only cold weather waterproof things my kids own) We slide down levees (because they are easily the biggest hills inContinue reading “King Cake”

Hot Cheese Puffs

Happy Friday, y’all! It has been a week! I’m still in the midst of grading my last big set of papers for my seniors. I’ve been grading 8-10 hours a day, without seeing students except on Zoom, and I’m tired. But, it is Friday! And these little hot cheese puffs are the perfect accompaniment toContinue reading “Hot Cheese Puffs”