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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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What Not To Say to Infertile Couples (and What You Can Say and Do Instead)

I have always been very careful NOT to ask friends and family when they were going to have a child (or another one). After personally experiencing this line of questioning for the last eleven years, answering this question can sting when you have dealt with, or currently dealing with, infertility and infant loss. You never […]

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What You Don’t See {Is What Matters Most}

Our little family had a wonderful weekend. We went to a kid-friendly fundraiser, danced at a festival, took the kids to eat, saw friends, saw family, played dolls, built Legos, read books, went to Church, played soccer, and ended with a home-cooked family supper around the table (beginning with prayers and ending with belly laughs). […]

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Introducing :: LAFMB Community Neighborhood Groups

Have you wanted to stroll the best park in the neighborhood, but wished you had a mom pal to tag along with you? Are you looking for more play dates in Lafayette, mom and baby coffee dates, or a way to connect with the mom and kids next door? Are you new to the Acadiana […]

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Home Sweet Homecoming {A UL Louisiana Family Tradition}

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Homecoming is an annual tradition for our family. I have fond memories of college Homecoming years past and continue to make new memories each year with my little Ragin’ Cajun family. Homecoming The Past Years (2005-2010) These were the years of cardboard and glitter. Late nights in Blackham Coliseum […]

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The Music Garden :: A Melodic Oasis for Children in the Heart of Lafayette

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Music Garden; however, as always, all opinions stated are our own.  The Music Garden :: A Melodic Oasis for Children in the Heart of Lafayette From the moment you open the gate and step into The Music Garden, you know you are in a very special place.   […]

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