Learning to Love Louisiana Life!

Moving to Louisiana?  You and I need to talk!  They say the seasons of the year are even different in Louisiana.  Most people have Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.  We have Carnival, Snoball, Football, and Crawfish Seasons. I moved here from Texas in 2000 and suffered severe culture shock.  As it goes, I was moreContinue reading “Learning to Love Louisiana Life!”

Owl Fine Foods, the Heart of the Garden District

“When I was a child, I had a Catholic school chum, whose dad owned the local funeral home. We would always walk to Owl Fine Foods, when I would stay the night with her in the Garden District. She would tell me to choose any ice cream or popsicle I wanted. At the register, she’dContinue reading “Owl Fine Foods, the Heart of the Garden District”

Explore Cenla – Tamp & Grind

In Explore Cenla, Amanda – a new resident of Cenla – reviews favorite places to go and things to do for newcomers and longtime residents. The first post is for downtown Alexandria favorite, Tamp & Grind.