Gueydan Duck Festival : Louisiana Travel

Gueydan Duck Festival : Louisiana Travel

 On May 12, 1977, the trademark bearing the title "Gueydan, LA.- Duck Capital of America" was recorded and validated with the Secretary of State in Baton Rouge upon the actions of the Les Dames de Gueydan, a local women's club. A few months following this, the Gueydan Jaycees promoted the trade name by organizing a group [...]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a Shrimp Cook-off, queens pageants', fais-do-do's, carnival  The Town of Delcambre, Louisiana, located about 20 miles southwest of Lafayette, is home to one of the area's most productive shrimp fleets. The town devotes an entire weekend to honor this economic lifeblood. Events include a shrimp cook-off, [...]

Baton Rouge : Blue Zoo

Baton Rouge : Blue Zoo

It's Summer Road Trip time and we are going with the kids to the Blue Zoo. It's a first visit for us and can't wait to see everything . So join us at: Experience the Aquarium, Hands - On Environment at the Blue Zoo Baton Rouge!  Our mission is to educate and inspire in a [...]

Krewe des Chien : Mardi Gras Parade

Krewe des Chien : Mardi Gras Parade

This Thursday we are going to the dogs . As the parade rolls in Downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. The perfect way to spend a Saturday with your family. Queen Molly Mission: Established in 1998, Krewe des Chien has been fundraising and distributing funds to the many animal assistance organizations in the Acadiana area in need of [...]

Louisiana Travel : Noel Acadien Au Village

Louisiana Travel : Noel Acadien Au Village

So if you happen to be in Lafayette, La. Come visit this yearly holiday event. -.Opening night of Noel Acadien au Village is December 3, 2021!! Open from 5:30- 9 pm each night buy tickets at the gate or online. https://www.purecountry1067.com/event/noel-acadien-au-village/ Noel Acadien au Village features half-a-million lights, including the fully lit Chapel, NEW ANIMATIONS, [...]

Legend Of Evangeline

Legend Of Evangeline

Thanks for traveling back in time with me to St Martinville in Cajun country. Where a legend and fact come together and draw people from around the world. This is one of my favorite spots to take out of town visitor's and introduce them the the real Acadians. Lisa Every year thousands of tourists visit St. [...]

Haunted Louisiana (Haunted America)

Haunted  Louisiana (Haunted America)

Discover this Cajun and Creole city where ghost stories abound . . . photos included! The Hub City boasts a multitude of spirits and specters, from those lost in Civil War skirmishes and fever outbreaks to those souls that simply can’t say goodbye. Today, they wander the halls of bed-and-breakfasts and restaurants and linger along back roads and cemeteries. [...]

Outside view: Peppermint tea

Outside view: Peppermint tea

This Thursday it's all about Herbs, Spice and Tea. I grow a couple of different kinds in pots to use in crafts and recipes. This is a favorite: All mints prefer a cool, moist spot in partial shade but will also grow in full sun. Sunset Herb and Garden market : is held every Spring and [...]

Let’s Go Paddling : Kayaking

Let’s Go Paddling : Kayaking

As a state with an abundance of rivers, waterways, and marshland, it’s no wonder that kayaking is one of the most popular outdoor pastimes in Louisiana. Kayak fishing in particular is a local favorite. If you’re just starting out on the water, consider bringing along a guide or taking a safety course before you go. [...]

Food Blog : Muffaletto

Food Blog : Muffaletto

Happy Wednesdays ! I am back on line and so happy to be with you. Today is National Cold Cut Day and I am highlighting a Classic New Orleans sandwich. If you are in New Orleans check out the ones at : Central Groceries. Grant's Easy muffaletta 1/2 loaf Italian bread ( Grant bakes his own) 4 ounces salami I [...]