Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday and my trip to New Orleans

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I don’t think I’ve mentioned it on the blog before, but a couple years ago, I took a trip to New Orleans. I was actually there for a work conference, but it was one of the most fun work trips I have ever been on. I didn’t get as much time as I would [Click to continue…]

Mardi Gras King Cake

Happy Fat Tuesday!

I love any excuse to celebrate, and what better reason than Mardi Gras! King Cakes are traditionally baked with a small trinket or toy baby inside, and the person who gets the slice with the trinket is King (or Queen!) for the day. That person is also responsible for bringing the King [Click to continue…]