All Saints Day in Louisiana

All Saints Day in Louisiana

This Sunday is a day of celebration and obligations in the Catholic church. This day honors all the saints buried and gone to heaven. In South Louisiana we have taken the custom from France and made a family celebration out of the holiday... Lisa In South Louisiana an old custom was to white wash the [...]

Local Ghost Hauntings

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 [...]

Grilled Louisiana Oyster’s

Grilled  Louisiana Oyster’s

Today we celebrate National Oyster Day ! 1 dozen large freshly shucked Louisiana oysters on the half shell1 recipe of the Oyster Sauce, abovePecorino Romano cheese, grated (to finish)Minced Italian parsley, for garnishHot French breadLemon wedges Sauce : 1 stick unsalted butter, very soft1 pinch Kosher salt1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper1 Tbsp. minced garlic4 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]