February 7, 2020214Fun and interesting is exactly what the only walking parade in Lafayette was going for. They put together a krewe dedicated to Lafayette’s immense local artistic community and combined that with their shared love of Lafayette and its culture. They also saw an opportunity to bring people to downtown.
February 6, 2020121
Play FNA Acadiana with Bentley Turner and Drew Brees
Football “N” America (FNA), a national, co-ed youth flag football league, is the new neighborhood sport across Acadiana. Two years ago, UL Graduate and former Athletic Director, Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator of local high schools, Bentley Turner, flew to San Diego,...
December 2, 2019313
Momma, Wife, Believer, Ductal Carcinoma Survivor
By Amanda Elliott
“There’s not a world in which it’s possible you have cancer,” my husband said.
I wanted it to be true. At 28 weeks pregnant, I wanted it to be true. Holding his hand through lymphoma treatment, nowhere close to done, I wanted it to be true. Days later I...
November 28, 2019440
Well-Known Lafayette Native Chef Pays Respect to the Unnamed Deep South Curators of Cuisine
By C.F. Jolivette
Lafayette native and chef, Carolyn Shelton, has charmed kitchens and television studios alike over her near 50-year career. She’s been in the company of Phil Donahue, Dick Gregory, Sylvia Chase, and late New Orleans food...
November 27, 2019265
Brandon J. Alleman, OMP, CEK, HHP, D.PSC
So many people have told me, “I have tried so many different nutrition approaches, and none of them have ever worked.” My response is usually the following question –
“Why do you feel that is?”
Consider a few facts: People think weight loss equates to better health. It...
November 26, 2019123
Tips and Product Advice for Healthy Hair During Cooler Winter Weather
By Jennifer Kern Leblanc
As the winter months quickly approach us we always have a tendency to winterize our wardrobes, homes, and even vehicles.
We change up our regimen for our skin, and we change up lotions for our kids as Moms, so why not protect our hair...
November 8, 2019605
Tips for Handling the Holiday Season Without Loved Ones
By Abby Meaux Conques with tips provided by Hospice of Acadiana
When I think of the first holiday season without him, I get an immediate feeling to retreat. On a very personal note as an editor, we lost my Dad, my hero, suddenly and unexpectedly, late this summer. Now,...
November 7, 2019392
Are you ready for some football?
By Liz Smith
No matter your team, all people in South Louisiana love one thingTAILGATING! The history of tailgating is said to go back to the early 1900s when people would grill sausages on the “tail end” of their horses. If you have walked around Cajun field or the LSU parade grounds on game...
November 6, 2019382
Preserving Lives and Legacies
By Lisa Hanchey
A 94-year-old man proudly holds up a beautiful book that contains the story of his life. An Acadiana-native 70 years his junior helped him to document his memories just as she has done for many other beloved grandparents.
Olivia Savoie always knew that she wanted to be a writer. Her...