Memorial Day : Washington, LA.

Memorial Day : Washington, LA.

This weekend we took a visit to the tiny town of Washington, LA. It's a wonderful historical town and makes a great afternoon visit. While there we stopped to put flags and flowers for Memorial day for family members. So take a look and Come visit. Washington, LA Founded in 1720 and incorporated in 1835, [...]

Louisiana Strawberries

Louisiana Strawberries

Today we are traveling to the Louisiana Strawberry capital and visiting a strawberry patch to pick some juicy ripe berries. To the farm we go in Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes. The rich, loamy and silty soil in these parishes is great for growing strawberries You Pick Farm : Mrs. Heather’s Strawberry Farm Located at 31458 Hwy [...]

Road Trip Time : Rayne,La .

Road Trip Time : Rayne,La .

Welcome to Road Trip Thursday ! It's a time I share some fun things to do in South Louisiana. The last year has been hard but the state is bouncing back. So come visit some of my favorite spots in the state. In honor of National Frog Jumping Day -I am visiting the town of [...]

Louisiana Travel : Local Bike trails

Louisiana Travel :  Local Bike trails

Louisiana is bouncing back from the virus. And it's time to get outside with the family and enjoy the May sunshibe. Today we are taking a Bike ride..... False River Historical Trail Bike Tour This 10-mile bike tour along False River in Pointe Coupee Parish offers an abundance of history dating back to 1750. Type [...]

Local Ghost Hauntings

Thanks for stopping bye this Friday for my Halloween edition. Today I am sharing some local ghost stories : From each side of the river and both only 30 minutes from home..... So today let's visit for some haunting good times.... Lisa New Roads courthouse : Point Coupee Parish Built in 1902 it has stories [...]

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 [...]