Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in the 1800’s? But what about living in the 1800’s as a Cajun in Louisiana!! Well, this is what it was like! I walked into this little cottage of a home and thought, “how cute” but thankfully I did not live in those times. I would have never made it, but…

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Sacred heart Retreat House and Visitation Monastery began in 1832 when Bishop Michael Portier invited five Visitation Sisters from Georgetown, D.C. to pioneer the formation of a convent and school for girls. Twenty-seven acres of land was deeded to them, along with a five-room cottage known as the de Angelis house. By 1834, the number of students made it necessary…

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This past weekend my mother and I shared a mother/daughter trip. My family and I have always loved the outdoors. I know I carry the zest for what the outdoor world provides as my parents do, I just wish I could carry a green thumb as they always have. I find the outdoors to be a simplistic beauty since I…

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