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8 Things You'll Need for a Cajun Thanksgiving

It’s only a few more days until Thanksgiving. It’s so close, I can almost taste it! Of course every family has their traditions when it comes to the Thanksgiving Day and the menu. This year, I challenge you to give your dinner a touch of SPICE with some Cajun inspired dishes. 1. Add the “Trinity” to…

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Veterans Day in Lake Charles

This time of year, it's easy to get swept up in the hustle and bustle of the various holidays. Jumping from Halloween candy to Thanksgiving turkey, and then to Christmas! While these holidays are fun and enjoyable, let's take a moment on Veteran's Day to remember and thank those who have so selflessly sacrificed…

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Time for Some Family Fun at Bayou Magic Fun Center

Some days are too hot, some days are too cold, and some days are to wet, but Bayou Magic Fun Center always feels just right because it's indoors! I got to visit this new family-friendly attraction for a couple hours on the weekend, and I was pleasantly surprised by what I found as a parent of three…

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Sax in the City Featuring Mickey Smith, Jr. & Friends: Cakes & Cocktails

My first experience with Sax in the City was absolutely moving. I had heard about it for quite a while, but you know how it is with life, commitments, and such, it’s not always possible to do everything! So, the stars aligned, and I was able to drum up my parents and husband to see what all the buzz was about. Three-time “GRAMMY nominated music educator” Mickey Smith is not only a musician, performer and saxophone player extraordinaire, but he is an inspiration…

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5 Things to Look Forward to at Chuck Fest

The event we've all been waiting for, Chuck Fest 2018! And it’s going to be bigger and better with a fantastic lineup of artists and fun for the whole family. Here are the top 5 things to get excited about for this festival happening on Oct. 20, 2018. 1. HUGE music lineup Chuck Fest was centralized…

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Living History Cemetery Tour

Friday, October 26, from 5 - 8:30 p.m No matter where we live, we are surrounded by history. As kids, we grow up on streets like Ryan, Pujo, and Touchy, and as adults, we learn about the names that inspired these streets – John “Jacob” Ryan, Jr., Paul Pujo, and Ozeite Guillory Touchy. But all we can…

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