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Easter Egg Hunts in Lake Charles

What is more fun than an Easter Egg Hunt at Easter? I’ve rounded up the area’s hunts for you and the kiddos to enjoy. There is even an ADULT egg hunt this year! Wool Days & Easter Egg Hunt at CM Farms It's an old-fashioned Easter celebration at CM Farms! The Easter Egg Hunt (11 AM & 1 PM) will be…

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Southwest Louisiana Kid-Friendly Halloween Events

I imagine that after Christmas, Halloween is a kid’s favorite holiday. It’s a day of dress up, parties and of course, loads of candy! I’ve rounded up a couple of Southwest Louisiana’s kid-friendly Halloween events that are sure to make this month - Funtober! CM Farms- Louisiana's Largest Corn Maze…

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Beach Time on the Creole Nature Trail

It was a ho-hum Saturday with laziness abounding in the house. After going into a blueberry muffin coma and consuming copious amounts of coffee later, I looked around my house to see our 6 kids all plugged into their phones, iPads or TV. Some of the devices were literally plugged into the wall…

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10 Places to Go for $10 or Less

I don’t know about you but I love nothing more than something inexpensive to do! The idea of not stressing over cost and being able to unwind, enjoy and of course, soak up the Southwest Louisiana culture is incredibly appealing to me. I love being able to do that right here locally. With this in…

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Top Spots for a Picnic in Southwest Louisiana

Fall is a great time to enjoy a crisp breeze, your toes in the sand (or grass) and a fulfilling picnic with friends and family. Whatever your preference, there are several locations in the area that offer prime real estate for picnicking! So grab a blanket, wicker basket, sandwiches and a few drinks…

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16 Best Parks in Lake Charles

Summer is the perfect time to get out of the house and appreciate the outdoors. When I was younger, my sisters and I would beg my mama to take us to feed the ducks at the civic center, literally anytime the sun was shining. We’d pack up our loaves of bread, a blanket and just spend the day at the…

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Kids Can Bounce Off the Walls in Lake Charles

Got air? You will if you head to Altitude , a new indoor trampoline park in Lake Charles located at 3009 La. Hwy. 14. Walking in to the new hot spot a couple of days after it opened, a 7-year-old girl took one look around and said, “Whoa!” Her 11-year-old brother who is usually harder to impress…

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