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Pacque-ing {A Cajun Easter Tradition}

South Louisiana is known for some weird traditions. At Christmastime, we let Madame Grands Doigts — a witch with long fingers — come into our home to deliver goodies into stockings hung by the chimney with care. We boil and eat something literally called a MudBug. We made Mardi Gras a “thing,” and we chase […]

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Wait, Wait, Wait!!! Don’t Pitch Your Mardi Gras Throws!

It’s the question that every Louisiana mom asks themselves the day after Mardi Gras, “What do I do with all these Mardi Gras beads (or throws)?” There are 2 things that usually happen: They get thrown away or They get sorted and stored in the attic waiting for the apocalypse.  There has to be another […]

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I Ain’t No Mardi Gras Mama

As a child in South Louisiana, my family didn’t Mardi Gras too much. We usually went to one parade besides our shoe-box-float school parade. We picked up some boudin, drank some Coke, and ate some king cake. C’est tout fini.  As I entered into young adulthood, ERRRRRRYBODY LOOOOOOVED Mardi Gras. They were naked wasted at […]

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Mardi Gras Mambo Giveaway {Enter to Win a Collection of our Favorite Mardi Gras Items}

Disclosure :: The Mardi Gras Mambo giveaway has been sponsored by the participating businesses below. Businesses paid a nominal fee to cover the time and resources it requires to effectively compile a post of this complexity, but all opinions expressed here are our own. Mardi Gras Mambo Giveaway As soon as the Christmas trees come down […]

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Holiday Team Dinner at The Saint Street Inn {Recap}

Disclosure :: we had such a wonderful time at The Saint Street Inn celebrating our Lafayette Moms Blog Team this holiday, and we would like to thank our community sponsors for making our holiday just a little merrier. Thank you to our host :: The Saint Street Inn We had a truly magical dinner with [...]
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The Best of Lafayette Moms Blog

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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