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Fall Festing in Downtown New Roads

By | September 3rd, 2018|

In the middle of October, when the leaves begin to change color in Louisiana and we get an ever-so-slight reprieve from the heat, one place takes full advantage of the beautiful weather. For eight years running, this festival has coursed through the day and lit up the night sky for a full weekend of wonder, amazement, and excitement.


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Get your Guac on!

By | October 9th, 2018|

Ready for the tailgate?  Bring this killer guacamole and score big.   How to make it:

Peel, pit, and slice 2 firm ripe avocados (3/4 lb. total) and mash with a fork.  Stir in 3 tablespoons lime juice, 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, 1 tablespoon minced fresh jalapeno chili, and salt to taste.

What you need:

2 firm ripe avocados

3 tablespoons lime juice

1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions


Man Up and Live Healthy in Louisiana

By | September 4th, 2018|

The top ways for men to meet an untimely end fall into three categories: heart disease, cancer, and unintentional injuries. In an effort to give the average guy a fighting chance, Pennington Biomedical Research Faculty put together a study on Men’s Health as part of their ‘Nutrition Series.’

Surprisingly, unintentional injuries (such as falling off of a roof) account for only 6.6% of deaths in men –much less than either

Pour Some Sugar on Me in St. Bernard Parish

By | August 24th, 2018|

For 10 years now, St. Bernard Parish has celebrated sugar – Domino Sugar, specifically – at a birthday party fit for south Louisiana. The tenth iteration of the celebration will be Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Ayock Barn in Arabi, Louisiana.

St. Bernard’s ‘Sugar Fest’ started life as an intended single-serving event to commemorate Domino Sugar’s birthday, a large industry in

A Taste of Southern Home Charm – St Tammany

By | August 17th, 2018|

St. Tammany Parish is a beautiful, extraordinary and diverse part of Louisiana. The parish has 1,124 square miles that encompasses bayous, creeks, rivers, lakes, hills, forests and a true-to-home gumbo of people. In fact, it’s such a mixture that almost every piece of the Bayou state’s culture can be found in just one place – from the river town of Madisonville; to the waterfronts in Mandeville; to the

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