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April

Lafayette Moms Need to Know Guide :: Your Guide for Things to do in Lafayette April 2018

April showers will bring May flowers … or so they say. The Easter Bunny might be playing some tricks on April Fool’s Day this year, but we hope he still brings you chocolate. There’s a lot of fun spring events to look forward to so start planning now with our need to know guide for […]

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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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March

Lafayette Moms Need to Know Guide :: Your Guide for Things to Do in Lafayette March 2018

Can you smell all the flowers, the fresh grass, the pollen? Yes, spring is in the air and warmer temps are tempting us with lovely springtime weather. Whether you are into St. Patricks Day, Easter egg hunts and bunnies or March Madness, there is lots to look forward to this month, so start planning now […]

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Valentine Class Treats for the Littles :: With Printables!

Let me preface this by saying I LOVE VALENTINE’S DAY. Yes, I know it’s totally cheeseball, sap city, hearts and fluffies and la-de-dah. Yes, I know it’s a fake holiday created a hundred years ago to drive card sales during a slow month. Yes, I know it’s absolutely sickening and sugary-sweet and over the top.  […]

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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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