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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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Lafayette Mardi Gras, Who Knew? and a Few Fun Facts

Laissez les bon temps rouler! A Cajun expression often heard in these parts, meaning “Let the good times roll!” conveys the “joie de vivre” (“joy of living”) of the good people of Lafayette. Now that’s about all of the French I’m going to pretend like I know and I actually googled that much. I would […]

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Holiday Team Dinner at The Saint Street Inn :: A Delicious Evening of Merriment and Fun

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Saint Street Inn. All opinions included are our own.  Holiday Team Dinner at The Saint Street Inn :: A Delicious Evening of Merriment and Fun In a breezeway framed delicately with strung lights, the Lafayette Moms Blog Team of contributors was treated to an evening of amazing food, […]

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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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Do You Storytime? An Ode to Ms. Meredith

Tuesday mornings begin like most other mornings: 2016 wakes us up, we drink our coffee and start cooking oatmeal for the other three. 2012 and 2015 are up next, followed shortly by 2013. They sit and eat in groggy silence. Baby needs a bottle. 2012 and 2013 get dressed for school, and 2015 cries because […]

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

With the holiday hustle and bustle behind us, we start the New Year with a plan to renew and reset. King cake season has already begun and Mardi Gras balls are in the mix. We hope you still find some time to enjoy the mild winter weather we have in south Louisiana with these fun, […]

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