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 [...]

Weekend Family Fun *

Weekend Family Fun *

Welcome to Road Trip Monday ! This weekend my son moved out of his dorm at college in Lafayette. -another semester done . And while in Lafayette we hit the farmer's market while in town. It's time to do some Christmas shopping- as the days are getting closer too the big event....... Lisa Lafayette Farmer's [...]

Natchitoches Lights Festival * Celebrate The Christmas Season‎

Natchitoches Lights Festival * Celebrate The Christmas Season‎

This Monday we are in Natioches ,la for the Christmas lights: Named after a Native American tribe, Natchitoches (pronounced Nack-a-tish ) is the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase Territory. Since 1927, we are home to one of the oldest community-based holiday celebrations in the country. Starting as a one-day festival, the Natchitoches Christmas [...]

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

It's Monday Dec 2nd ! And today we are lighting the Oaks... The Walking Ladies of Opelousas are planning another beautiful presentation at Courthouse Square, the Lighting of the Oaks Visit downtown Opelousas the Saturday after Thanksgiving when they plug in the lights and light up the square! Santa Claus will also be on site for holiday photos. Other activities [...]

Lafayette farmers market

Lafayette farmers market

Good morning! I love spending time at our local farmers market on the weekends. It's a great place to buy local products and handmade gifts for my family. With Thanksgiving approaching let's shop for some inspiration and ingredients. Lisa A little Cajun music will sipping freshly ground coffee from a local coffee shop. My hubby [...]