Voices from Our Past

Voices from Our Past

Welcome to my Halloween Friday on my blog ! Today's post a journey into the past..... Louisiana style Louisiana is famous for our above found cemeteries and every October the come alive. It's a great way to spend an evening a raise money for an good cause. Why Bury above ground ? Burial plots are shallow in New [...]

Road Trip to Eunice,la :

Road Trip  to Eunice,la :

Today we are off to Eunice,La . Eunice is a lively city that actively celebrates its history and French culture, calling itself the Prairie Cajun Capital. Lying amid rice fields and crawfish ponds glistening in the sun and decorated with the colorful wildflowers of the prairie, the city of Eunice offers visitors the opportunity to learn [...]

Friday Road Trip

Friday Road Trip

Today the historic town of Washington,La. Celebrating 300 Years of Rich History The town of Washington, Louisiana’s third oldest settlement, is celebrating its tricentennial in 2020. Among the events planned are an antique car show, poster design contest, speaker series and high tea. We invite you to visit our website frequently to see what’s in the [...]

Friday Road Trip

Friday Road Trip

Road trip to me is exploring and finding out something new - today I am home in town : I am at our local Grocery store - learning about the towns history and making boudin : Cannatella’s Grocery & Hardware Cannatella’s Grocery is a fourth-generation grocery and hardware store that has been serving the people of Melville since [...]

Summer Road Trip

Summer Road Trip

Today we are on our way to Port Barre and Savoie's Grocery : From the popular roux used in gumbos and gravies to the smoked sausage, boudin and tasso added for that unmistakable authentic flavor, Savoie's Cajun food products have become staples of Cajun cuisine, a part of every family meal and gathering. Through the [...]

Road Trip Friday

Road Trip  Friday

Come along with me on my Friday Toad trip as we explore more of my sate: Today I am about 45 minutes from home on I :49 in this historic towns of Grand Coteau ( left side exit) and Sunset,La. ( right side exit) .For a Saturday morning adventure.. Lisa Grand Coteau is home to [...]

Road Trip

Road Trip

Welcome to Friday's as we stay close to home for Vacation. This Stop Opelousa,la. Opelousas is a great place to use your feet, whether strolling over the 19th-century brick sidewalks lining its historic district or participating in the city's deep Zydeco music tradition by dancing at a local club or festival. Opelousas is Louisiana's third-oldest [...]

Road trip time

Road trip time

We are staying close to home this year and our favorite stop along Hwy 1 90 is this meat market. Frozen South Louisiana special. Also processed game meat frozen for your family to enjoy. Its family owned with custom meat, and local specialties frozen and ready to ship . You can pick up fresh cracklin [...]

Friday Road trip * The story of Evangeline

Friday Road trip * The story of Evangeline

Today's road trip is one filled with History and Mystery : As we discover more about Evangeline Longfellow's poem Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie (1847) tells the story of Evangeline Bellefontaine and Gabriel Lajeunesse, two young people separated at the time of the Acadian exile. As the British begin deporting Acadians from their ancestral homeland, the young lovers are torn [...]

Exploring New Roads,La.

Exploring New Roads,La.

Happy Friday ! You are invited to come along on my Summer Vacation: this week our Road Trip takes us to New Roads,La : New Roads ,La : about 45 minutes away. False River: You can spend the day at the lake fishing, water sports or lazing on the river. You can also rent cabins [...]