Hurricane Recovery Updates

Hurricane Laura recently impacted the entire Southwest Louisiana region on August 27. There is devastation to many properties, businesses and homes. As our resilient community has done many times before, we will rebuild and restore our community. For information on the destination regarding relief efforts, news, assistance and how you can help, learn more at RebuildSWLA. Learn More

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Where to buy Local Products in Southwest Louisiana

Two facts that you will learn in this blog post; Southwest Louisiana is home to some uber creative and talented individuals, and that I have a passion for shopping more than most humans (if you’ve spent any amount of time with me you’re aware of the second fact). Over the years, my shopping style…

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The 1 Summer Treat You Have to Try!

One thing you must have to survive a Louisiana summer is something cold. Frozen concoctions like Coke Icees, sno-cones, and slushies provide us a cool retreat during 80 to 100 degree temperatures. My plan this summer is hang out with coolest “kid on the block,” Pops and Rockets gourmet pops. These popsicles are bringing fresh and bold flavors to the Lake Area. I featured them back in February for their king cake pop, and since then, they have been cranking out outrageous flavors that keep me coming back for more…

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15 Things About Lake Charles

*Adapted from www.movoto.com and Mitchel Broussard Lake Charles mixes small town charm, exciting nightlife and outdoor adventure into a combination that will have you packing before you finish reading this list. 1. This Town Doesn't Stay Down www.monsoursphotography.net Lake Charles…

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