On Friday, September 24th Chip and I headed towards New Orleans to see the damage from Hurricane Ida. New Orleans is about 45 miles south of Hammond, Louisiana where I now live. It's also the city I was born and raised in! When we got to LaPlace which is on the way there, we got… Continue reading 10.10.21 Our tour of Hurricane Ida damage in LaPlace and the New Orleans area
This was originally published last year. We love this big baby boy of ours so ! Happy 39th birthday Chip Chauvin! Happy Birthday to our son Chip Matthew Chauvin who was born on this day in 1981 at 8:56 pm a healthy boy of 8 pounds born to a young dad of 30 and mother… Continue reading 07.06.20 Happy Birthday to our son Chip Matthew Chauvin!
When we went to visit Roy's parents grave at St. Vincent dePaul Cemetery #1 this week I spent some time walking through the cemetery. I've always loved cemeteries with old graves in them. Of course, I took pictures throughout to share here since a lot of our followers are not from this area and have… Continue reading 02.21.20 A look at what makes New Orleans’ cemeteries unique
Tuesday Roy and I drove the 90-minute ride to visit his parent's graves at St. Vincent dePaul Cemetery #1 in Uptown New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans is where we grew up and lived the first 10 years of our married life. It's been a long time since we visited their graves. We set out from… Continue reading 02.19.20 Our day in New Orleans
Gardening is difficult when the weather is as hot has it has been. The high today was in the high 70s so right after church today I spent several hours crawling around and working in our main vegetable garden. Pulling weeds has been difficult because the garden was so full. All weeds and dead leaves… Continue reading 08.26.19 Chauvin Produce Company – In Transition to the Fall Garden
We have so many pretty flowers around our property on Rohner Road in Amite. A while back I took a few pictures of plants blooming their prettiest and have included them with the more recent ones taken today. The majority of our flowers were transplanted from our home in Hammond when we moved here. This… Continue reading 08.20.19 Flowers, flowers, flowers at the Chauvins!
Just a little video to get you hyped......because the Saints kick off their preseason in ONE DAY!! Saints fans don't need any help getting hyped. For those followers of our blog who are not already Saints fains, Welcome To Our World!! https://www.facebook.com/saints.nola/videos/627465247743448/ Click on the links below to go there! Wacky Wonderful Wednesdays Some… Continue reading 08.08.19 SAINTS NOW!!
This is a true story. It is a story of God and His Faithfulness in ALL things. And now - THE PEANUT BUTTER STORY During a season of my life when I was a single mother and struggling financially, one of my daughters came and asked what might seem like a simple request. She… Continue reading 08.07.19 The Peanut Butter Story, Author Unknown
A friend I've known for about 30 years asked me this morning if my name was RO-SA-LYN or RAH-ZA-LYN. I won't reveal his name so he doesn't get bombarded with hate mail! Ages ago people not knowing how to pronounce my name didn't bother me. You know why? My mama would correct anyone who called… Continue reading 08.04.19 My name is Rosalyn
If you know our family you know that our life revolved around baseball for many years. Sometimes we still get to see our son and grandchildren play. This story rang so true when I first read it. My friends, family and strangers who follow our blog, if your child plays baseball I think you'll read… Continue reading 07.29.19 All because you gave a boy a baseball