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Celebrating Louisiana Food and Wine at Fete Rouge

Fete Rouge

“Eric, I don’t think I’ll make it,” I groaned, severe discomfort setting in. “You can’t quit now! C’mon, we’re halfway there!” My brother-and-law and I weren’t hiking up Mt. Everest or even Mt. Kilimanjaro. We weren’t swimming from Cuba to Florida. It was something much more intense…. We were attempting to hit every food station […]

Baton Rouge Food Tours

Baton Rouge Food Tours

Do you live in your hometown? If not, then do you miss the food and culture? I sure do! I’ve lived in Nashville, TN these last three years, and while I’m closer to home than my previous residence in Washington DC (of eight years), I’ve still got a little further south to go until I […]

Having a Baby is a Lot Like Traveling

traveling baby

Exhilarating, exciting, fascinating, awe-inspiring…. and also terrifying, exhausting, intimidating, overwhelming… These are all words that could be used to describe travel, but from my newest perspective- they also describe how it feels to bring a tiny little human home from a hospital. Sorry you haven’t seen me around in a while. I’ve been focusing on […]

Food Fun Friday: Crawfish Boils Y’all

crawfish boils

Crawfish boils kick off spring each year in Louisiana.  The season generally starts in mid January (you have to remember that it’s usually much warmer in southern Louisiana than other parts of the U.S.) and runs through early July. The peak for the crop is March through May. It’s my favorite time of year for […]

Travel Bloggers Share Their Favorite Ski Resorts

Spring officially started eight days ago, and there’s no better time to hit the slopes at your favorite ski resort. Why? Shoulder season! Lift tickets and ski rentals are heavily discounted, restaurants offer great pre fixe deals, and accommodation rental prices drop to an all-year low. I wrote about my favorite family ski vacation experiences […]

Throwback Thursday- Family Ski Vacations

Family ski vacations

Family ski vacations are always a lot of fun. Young kids can go to ski school, families can hire private instructors for the day, or everyone can run off and do their own thing with friends, planning for family lunch and snack meet-ups at a cafe on the mountain (thanks to smart phones!). Ski vacations […]

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