Mardi Gras, crockpot jambalaya, pancakes

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 13, 2018

mardi gras

I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

–Mark Twain (1835–1910)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Give the Seeds of Love!

10 Romantic Flowers for Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is coming up soon and if you’d rather not buy flowers that will wilt and die in a few days, try cultivating a little romance by giving packets of seeds with a special meaning. Love will blossom along with these ten flowers that have these romantic names …


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Original Purpose of Mardi Gras

How Mardi Gras Started: Hard Winters and Charity
It’s hard to believe that Mardi Gras started with long hard winters and acts of charity. However, before it was a day for parties, Mardi Gras started out as a day to help the hungry and the poor.
Handcare Caddies

A silver-toned caddy holding luxurious foaming hand soap and rich lotion together in one place. Very elegant, very convenient. Choose from different luxurious scents!

Last-Minute Valentine's Day Recipes

Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes
Take a look at our mouthwatering Valentine’s Day dessert recipes. We’ve made chocolate lava cake, mini-heart pies, classic sugar cookies, easy turtle candies, and more. Plus, we have Valentine’s Day breakfast and dinner recipes. Get some great ideas!
Triple Pine Cone Wind Chime

Made of heavy cast iron and measures 24.5 inches long. 

Jambalaya Recipe

Crockpot Jambalaya

Our Jambalaya is a great soul and belly warmer on a cold day.

Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!

Pancakes Are For Dinner, Too!

Shrove Tuesday Pancakes

In some countries, Shrove Tuesday is also called Pancake Day! We’ve updated our pancake recipe so that you can easily whip it up in a blender. These delicious pancakes have more of a crepe consistency, as was traditional. The lemon juice and sprinkled sugar are optional toppings. We’re big fans of lemon!

Art Glass Bird Garden Stakes, Set of 3

“These are the cutest little glass birds I’ve ever seen. They will look gorgeous in a flower pot and/or just in a flower bed or in the middle of some flowers or near a shrub. These are beautiful, you won’t go wrong purchasing them.” –Nancy H. from Ohio