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There is never a shortage of things to do in Baton Rouge with kids, and Easter is no exception! If you are looking for family-friendly Easter events in and around Baton Rouge and the surrounding area, we have you covered. Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events and Easter Camps Spring is upon us and Easter will be here before we know it. If you're like most moms you're already planning your schedule for the next few months. This helpful Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events, and Easter Camps will ensure you have lots of fun and make many memories this year. Do you know of a fun Baton Rouge Easter event or camp that should be included...
Alms-Giving :: Something Greater Than Jonah Mass was weirdly joyful, this past Sunday. Weirdly, because Lent had just started and many parishioners looked the way I felt: tired, frustrated, humbled, and/or ruing the resolution to give up or take up . Still, there was a palpable joy in the sanctuary of our Church. We had gathered, as a family, sharing a creed and a language and a ritual as familiar as the walls that held our worship. Lent can be a period of self-inflicted hardship, but we find comfort in the mere fact of gathering there together and holding one another up. Our little family of four drove home down Goodwood, a direct but scenic meander through leafy neighborhoods, past...
The Best Restaurants To Try On Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is right around the corner. To make it a little easy for you and your special one, I have listed some great intimate restaurants that would be perfect for that special night. A few of these restaurants are also offering a special menu for Valentine’s Day. I also included a special event held at one of the restaurants for a Daddy and Daughter dinner with a kid friendly menu. Here’s a list of Restaurants :: Bin 77 Bistro & Sidebar Supper Club BR 18 STEAK Supper Club BR Texas de Brazil *on February 14th Texas de Brazil will extend their hours from 4pm-10pm J. Alexander's Restaurant Ruth’s Chris Steak House Tallulah Crafted...
Let’s Celebrate Black History Month!! We celebrate Black History Month the entire month of February. It’s so refreshing to learn about our history. This gives us a chance to celebrate who we are, study those that came before us, and investigate historical patterns. We learn about historical events that shaped the world and those that are hidden. We learn about leaders and their sacrifices.  Carter G. Woodson was devoted to showcasing the contributions of Black Americans. In 1926, he launched Negro History Week on the second week of February to coincide with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (12th) and Frederick Douglass (14th). Woodson's concept was later expanded into Black History Month. Every year for Black History Month, my boys and I choose...
Let The Good Times Roll :: My Favorite King Cakes It’s the best time of the year ... Mardi Gras!! Everyone loves king cake. Are you wondering where you can find the most delicious king cakes in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge area? Well, I have listed some of the best bakeries that offer freshly baked king cakes. Would you like to send a family or friend some delicious king cake? Some of these bakeries offer shipping as well. It’s a great way to tell your loved ones Happy Mardi Gras!! Gambino's Bakery  Gambino's Bakery is known for its one-of-a-kind king cakes that are hand-made and baked fresh every day. The sweet, Danish dough is mixed with cinnamon swirls for a...

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