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The Best of Lafayette Moms Blog :: The Top 10 Posts of 2017

As this year comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to say how much we truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you. We are proud that since launching just three short months ago, we have had over 70,000 page views, reached more than 38,800 unique readers, and connected over 500 moms [...]
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Dec 2017

South Louisiana Day Trips :: Ways to Beat the Post Christmas Boredom

And here we are. The week post-Christmas. The stockings, trees and decorations are being tucked away, and the new Christmas toys that your children got just a few days ago are not keeping them as entertained as you thought. And you find yourself looking at the calendar … counting the days until they go back […]

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Lafayette Moms Blog Reader Survey :: Share Your Feedback To Win $100 To Target!

As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local Acadiana moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms in and around Lafayette resources, guides, giveaways and information (and that’s just the start … look for events to come in 2018!) that will make your lives easier and hopefully […]

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The Offshore Wife’s Tale

Like so many in our corner of the world, my husband works offshore. He’s one of the lucky ones who didn’t lose their oilfield job at some point in the last seven years. But there are so many who have, and my heart aches for those families. We have spent the restless nights wondering what […]

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Not Ya MawMaw’s RiceNGravy

Rice and gravy is a staple in every Cajun household. As a matter of fact, it’s basically one word here: ricengravy, and it’s one of my sure-thing meals when the kids have a picky streak. It’s made by browning meat in a pan over and over again, all the while deglazing (using liquid to help […]

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Think Big, Shop Small

Think Big, Shop Small Supporting our local economy is so important and something I try to make an effort to do, especially around the holidays. I always feel good when I spend my money locally because it’s going back into Acadiana’s economy. According to Civic Economics “on average, 48% of each purchase at local independent businesses is […]

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No More Stuff {Local Christmas Gift Ideas that Don’t Add to the Playroom}

Local Christmas Gift Ideas that Don’t Add to the Playroom If you’re like me, you start your semi-annual playroom clean out around this time of year. Last weekend, I got three bags of trash and old toys out of the 400 square feet we call the playroom. My children are not allowed to store toys […]

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