Last week my husband and I were lucky enough to get some time off. We took the 9 hour drive down to Mobile, Alabama to see the in-laws. I would swear to you that traveling to Mobile takes you back a few decades and into this picturesque southern city. The downtown area is nothing short of a charm. This was our first trip down since last spring so we had a packed in weekend to say the least. A drive to Monroeville (where the story of to kill a mocking-bird was written) to see James’s aunt Marla. Did you know that they still reenact the court room scene from the book in the actual court room in a production held every spring. I mention this fact since Marla humorously shared stories of Ms. Nelle (Harper Lee), previously her neighbor of many years, while we all ate from the beautiful spread she prepared us for lunch. True southern hospitality… James with his Mom (Lisa), and his Aunt Marla, possibly the only two women in the world that love my husband as much, if not maybe a bit more than I do ;). I love my James! Saturday night we did get to catch a Mardi Gras parade. Since Mobile is after all the true city to have started Mardi Gras, google it, its true. This is the part of my time that I found something to fixate on. There is a giant Moon Pie downtown on the top of a huge building that drops at midnight on New Years eve. James’s aunt Amy pointed it out as we walked to the perfect spot in downtown to catch the most loot. Then throughout the parade there were moon pies thrown from the floats. This all inspired me to create a moon pie truffle. This truffle has all the same flavors as your original banana moon pie but in a much trendier form. As I sprinkle on the crystal sugar topping The final product which I am excited to announce will be available at my new Etsy shop due to open later this week. You will all be the first to hear of the new launch. It will be unique baked goods baked in small batches from my home to yours! Happy Saturday!
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