Bourbon Street Birthday – New Orleans, Louisiana – 01/06/2018

Just a few random shots meandering through New Orleans before the Joan of Arc Parade. Canal Street and Bourbon Street…

A Little Late Night Beignet Love – Cafe du Monde – New Orleans, Louisiana – 09/27/2017

Horse-drawn carriages, cobblestone streets, riverboats along the Mississippi… The sound of Zydeco filling the streets… And, the sweet, doughy goodness…

Cafe du Monde – New Orleans, Louisiana – 02/17/2010

Cafe du Monde Beignets are an absolute MUST-EAT when in New Orleans. But we also LOVE peeking through the back…

Carriage Ride Through New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana – 02/17/2010

One of my absolute favorite things to do in a city is to relax and enjoy a carriage ride! I…

A Walk Through New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana – 02/17/2010

One of the most flavorful cities in America! So much history, character, culture, ambiance, and FOOD! New Orleans is definitely…

Bridges of Southern Louisiana – Highway 90 / Lafayette / Houma / New Orleans, Louisiana – 02/16/2010

The back roads are ALWAYS where the magic is at! Highway 90 across Southern Louisiana is full of old bridges…

FAT TUESDAY!! KADN/KLAF Independent Parade – Lafayette, Louisiana – 02/16/2010

And the last parade on this INCREDIBLE Fat Tuesday Day of Celebration! The KADN/KLAF Independent Parade in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana….

FAT TUESDAY!! Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade – Lafayette, Louisiana – 02/16/2010

Bring on the next round of Fat Tuesday Fun! It’s the Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade! How gorgeous are the…

FAT TUESDAY!! King Gabriel’s Parade – Lafayette, Louisiana – 02/16/2010

Let the Fat Tuesday Festivities Begin! First up, is King Gabriel’s Parade!

Sunset at Cypremort – Cypremort State Park – Cypremort Point , Louisiana – 02/15/2010

The sunset this evening was INCREDIBLE! There is a bit of editing touch up to these photos, but a lot…

Digging Up Some Fun at Cypremort Point State Park – Cypremort Point, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

I really do believe kids have the most fun just being able to let loose and have some good, old-fashioned…

Climbing and Swinging on Avery Island – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Obviously, the big attraction on Avery Island is the TABASCO® Factory Tour, but there is a GREAT family-sized swing, and…

A Little Crawfish Etouffee at TABASCO® Restaurant 1868 – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

To this day, I will say, the Crawfish Etouffee at TABASCO® Restaurant 1868 ranks among my absolute favorites. I think…

TABASCO® Sauce Tasting at the TABASCO® Country Store – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Mmmm! The best part of a factory tour is always the product sampling afterwards! The TABASCO® Country Store offers plenty…

TABASCO® Sauce Factory Tour – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Tour the history and production of TABASCO® Sauce on Avery Island in South Central Louisiana! Onsite activities and exhibits include…

Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site – St. Martinville, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Nestled along the Bayou Teche, is the ever-romantic home of the story of Evangeline. One of my favorite love stories…

Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe – Breaux Bridge, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

We spent a while on this trip trying to find a smaller, more authentic Cajun-style restaurant, heavy on local flavor,…

Crawfish Capital of the World! – Breaux Bridge, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

We love small towns that are chock full of local flavor! And Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, billed as the Crawfish Capital…

Lake Martin Swamp Tour with Bryan Champagne – Breaux Bridge, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

We’ve taken a lot of Swamp Tours in our time. Among the swamp tours more readily available, Bryan Champagne of…

On the Shores of Lake Martin – Breaux Bridge, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Lake Martin is such a gorgeous area. Teeming with spirited animals, gorgeous birds, and a plethora of plant life! It…

Driving the Creole Nature Trail All American Road – Grand Chenier, Louisiana into Sabine, Louisiana – 02/14/2010

Most of Louisiana Highway 82 along the Gulf of Mexico is part of the Creole Nature Trail. Driving it makes…

A Little Wet Fun in the Gulf of Mexico – Holly Beach, Louisiana – 02/14/2010

We’ve never really been much for swimming in the open water. And, on a day like today, February in the…

Shells on the Gulf of Mexico – Holly Beach, Louisiana – 02/14/2010

Put your little scientists to work at the beach by searching for and collecting fun shells! Grouping, sorting, classifying! Building…

Bubbles! – An Afternoon on the Cajun Riviera! – Holly Beach, Louisiana – 02/14/2010

Another GREAT idea for good, old-fashioned fun? BUBBLES! They’re not terribly expensive, or you can even make your own! Throw…

Dig It! – An Afternoon on the Cajun Riviera! – Holly Beach, Louisiana – 02/14/2010

Holly Beach, Louisiana may not be the most developed beach along the Gulf… It certainly isn’t commercialized. But that’s the…

Mardi Gras! Krewe of Bonaparte Parade – Lafayette, Louisiana – 02/13/2010

We viewed the Krewe of Bonaparte Parade from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette Campus. It was a bit more…

Mardi Gras! Krewe of Versailles Children’s Carnival Parade – Lafayette, Louisiana – 02/13/2010

So much excitement in the air on this BEAUTIFUL day to be taking in the Krewe of Versailles Children’s Carnival…

Children’s Museum of Acadiana – Lafayette, Louisiana – 02/13/2010

When traveling with kids, incorporating Children’s Museums into your itinerary is a FABULOUS way to spend a morning or afternoon…

Mardi Gras! Krewe of Apollo Parade – Lafayette, Louisiana – 02/12/2010

We rolled into Lafayette, Louisiana just in time to catch the Krewe of Apollo kicking off our 2010 Mardi Gras…