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Spend five minutes with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, and your assumptions about his unwavering love for Louisiana will be forever affirmed. “There’s no place in the world like Louisiana,” he says. “It’s our culture, our food, music and history. We’re one big gumbo with a lot of thing…

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All is merry and bright in this month’s issue of Acadiana Lifestyle, where you’ll find everything you need to deck the halls, find your Christmas cheer, and ring in the new year with style. And if you’re stumped on who our cover Secret Santa is, you’ll find the answer inside!

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Spend five minutes with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, and your assumptions about his unwavering love for Louisiana will be forever affirmed. “There’s no place in the world like Louisiana,” he says. “It’s our culture, our food, music and history. We’re one big gumbo with a lot of thing…

Picture yourself a young Cajun boy. Seven years old, the age of reason, or so your MawMaw says. It’s a cool October night. Sitting on the porch, feet dangling, the acrid-sweet waves of sugarcane smoke tickle your throat. The stars are out, the frogs sing, a yellow moon rises. A sudden terrif…

As if the spookiness of T’Frere’s and tales of rougarou aren’t enough, Acadiana has a slew of other places that are rumored to be haunted – or at least frequented by eerie sounds and creepy legends. We found three spots in Acadiana that you might not have heard are haunted. If you can summon…

Imagine you’re a professional football player. You’re a natural athlete, you can throw 50-yard passes, you’ve got moves that confound the defense every time. You’re breaking records with your amazing skills. You practice hard, you keep yourself in tip-top shape, you eat right, you work out. …

The invitations have gone out, the menu is set, and now you stand poised with barbecue tongs in hand. Forgetting something? What about the finer details for your backyard get-together? Whether you want to set the mood, cool things down or assure a quick clean-up, we found five fun items that…

Certain sides are a mainstay on the holiday menu. Green bean casserole, anyone? In fact, in some families, it’s downright sacrilege to suggest anything different. We put out a social call on Facebook to curate your favorite (and least favorite) sides during the holidays. Check out what we learned.

Spend five minutes with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, and your assumptions about his unwavering love for Louisiana will be forever affirmed. “There’s no place in the world like Louisiana,” he says. “It’s our culture, our food, music and history. We’re one big gumbo with a lot of thing…



The internet is becoming a mis-information highway lately, so it’s up to you to make sure your facts are actually...well...facts. We’ve come a long way as a society, particularly in the last decade, demystifying breast cancer and talking about it openly, but there are still some tenacious my…

Dining out is more than a pastime for Louisiana residents – it’s a lifestyle! And, while Acadiana has no shortage of stellar restaurants, many of the menu items make staying on a healthy track very challenging.

For Rhyan Shea Wheeler, job satisfaction has everything to do with the happiness and promising futures of children. A good day for the newly appointed CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana is one filled with smiling faces on the students who come through the Clubs’ doors from 3-7 p.m.