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The Uptown Acorn · 4h ago

Laissez les bon temps rouler {Mardi Gras Facade}

Yesterday, I shared the facade on Perrier at nighttime. Today, I'll show you how it looks during the day. I was glad I took these pics on Monday when the weather was sunny and warmer.The col...
The Uptown Acorn · 1d ago

Laissez les bon temps rouler {Nighttime Facade}

I shared with you the new lights I added to the top balcony last week. Yes! They are perfect for the Mardi Gras season. I was able to finish the downstairs porch on Saturday, and here it is ...
The Uptown Acorn · 5d ago

Laissez les bon temps rouler {Mardi Gras Spotlights}

I was so happy to find these spotlights to shine on the upper balcony.The kaleidoscope lights emit a fiery glow of purple, green, and gold. The other spotlights emit silhouettes of crowns, j...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler {Mardi Gras 2017}

It's that time yet again in southern Louisiana, Mardi Gras season.This year's Mardi Gras is quite early, as it is on Tuesday, February 13, but the Uptown parades start a couple weeks before ...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

The Struggle is Real

I saw this meme today, and it had me thinking back to my childhood and things today's kids will never know.Remember using a phone book to lookup a phone number.Remember the fun we had "prank...
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

The Year of the BIG 5-0 {#thereal50}

2018 is the year that J and I and all my high school classmates turn the big 5-0. It seems like yesterday I was living in Atlanta turning 4-0. Wow! Where has time gone?Of course, 2018 will b...
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

Happy New Year to you!

Happy New Year, y'all!
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

Ringing in the New Year!

Happiest of New Years to you and yours!
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

Best of 2017

Thanks to all my readers and followers who have supported this lil blog over the last year. I love to look back at the analytical data to see what posts received the most views. The ten top ...
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

'Tis the Season {Cinclare with Friends}

High school friends are always the best. We do not see each other a lot during the year, but when we do we pick up right where we left off last. I have been wanting to dine at Cinclare in my...