Thursday Travel : Gonzales, La Jambalaya Festival

Thursday Travel  : Gonzales, La Jambalaya Festival

It's time for a Road Trip to Gonzales, Louisiana, (population 11,350). It's conveniently located between the capital city of Baton Rouge and the fun and originality of New Orleans. Festival History: Gonzales is the "Jambalaya Capital of the World." In 1967, this term was only an inspiration in the mind of Steve Juneau to promote the [...]

Thursday Travel : Balloon Fest Time

Thursday Travel :  Balloon Fest Time

Welcome to my Thursday Road Trip with Me and my hubby. This weekend we are going to go enjoy a local Balloon Fest. The weather will be Hot and clear-so dont forget your sunscreen as you enjoy the sights. About Bogalusa La : Located in Washington Parish, Bogalusa, was founded as a company town in [...]

Melville Fire Dept : BBQ Time

Melville Fire Dept : BBQ Time

I live in a small town in South Louisiana. And so we have a Volunteers Fire Dept that does a wonderful job. But to raise money for Extra's the Fire Dept holds an annual BBQ in May. Today it's all about Uncle Lenard's BBQ and his Special sauce. May is BBQ month -so enjoy... Lisa [...]

Sunset: Herb and Garden Festival

Sunset: Herb and Garden Festival

This weekend the small town of Sunset is having a Herb and Garden festival with there regular farmers market. We will be on our way to pick up my son from campus but on the way back I am stopping and grab a few plants for my garden. For over 20 years, the Sunset Garden [...]

Travel Louisiana: St Landry Visitor Center

Travel Louisiana: St Landry Visitor Center

Located : Located on Interstate 49 at Exit 23 (US Hwy 167), just north of US Hwy 190 The design is a full integration of building and site, each reinforcing the other through a variety of sustainable strategies. Traditional Louisiana building responses such as deep shaded porches, elevating the building for protection from high water, [...]

Travel Louisiana : Beer Day

Travel Louisiana : Beer Day

This Thursday we are visiting the tiny town of Arnaudville . Home to a great brewery and restaurant sitting on bayou Tech. Arnaudville ,la Est : 1870 Arnaudville rests on the border of St. Landry and St. Martin parishes, near the intersection of interstates 10 and 49, and just north of Lafayette—which is to say— [...]

Louisiana Travel : Cajun Music

Louisiana Travel : Cajun Music

Welcome to my Thursday Travel in Louisiana. On Thursday I share a little bit about my home state in pictures. So Today I am sharing my states rich Music history . So grab your dancing shoes and let's have fun in Eunice, Louisiana. “Prairie Cajun Capital of Louisiana” Bienvenue à Eunice! Welcome to Eunice! The [...]

Road Trip Time; St Patrick Day Parade 2022

Road Trip Time; St Patrick Day Parade 2022

Welcome to Thursday 's Road trip time - and today we are in Baton Rouge,La at the annual St Patrick Day Parade ! This year it will be this Saturday but I have highlights from last year parade and Run. So come have fun! And if you are new to the area spend some time [...]

Shadows on the Teche Plein Air Competition

Shadows on the Teche Plein Air Competition

Welcome to my Louisiana! This weekend come enjoy the great Spring weather and flowers at The Shadow plantation in New Iberia, Louisiana . A place of beauty and inspiration. . Come for the competition and enjoy the town and Food. The Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition takes places in early March. Artists from around the country [...]

Lisa Valentine Date Pick:

Lisa Valentine Date Pick:

Valentine Day is one of the busies day for restaurants. And today my Pick for Valentine is a local favorite -that has amazing food and cake. So let me introduce you to my Pick: Not Your MaMa's Café :  We are located at 9025 Hwy 190, Livonia, LA 70755.  Front Door: What I am eating : Fried [...]