Mardi Gras is strongly connected to the Catholic Church it marks the last day before the start of Lent, a time of fasting and repentance. This is why in New Orleans the cops shut down the party at midnight. Yes, even the famous Bourbon Street closes at midnight. The holiday became popular around the fest of foods that would be…

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It’s the very last weekend before Christmas! I can’t wait for it to be over with. You too? If you are a last minute shopper like me, here are a few ideas I have whipped up for you, that are just about for everyone on your list! Happy shopping ya’ll! For Dad 1. A pair of tough guy gloves. I…

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I am so happy to finally sit down and write about the trip I had with my dad. We woke up early (6am) and hit the backroad to a place called Grand Coteau, Louisiana. Grand Coteau is a very special place that is home to a Catholic retreat center. My family has been attending this retreat for years. My grandmother,…

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