I am incredibly blessed that the fine folks at TSM allow me to do what I enjoy every day. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and he still makes me feel like the prettiest girl in the room (even though I wake up looking like a troll!). I adore him, our three children, and our grand-daughter who calls me "Gigi." I love the beach and spending quiet weekends with my husband at home listening to great country music! I cut my teeth back in the day on Randy Travis, George Strait, The Judds, Reba, and Garth Brooks. However, I am a fan of today's stars like Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Drake White, and all the other talented musicians paving their own paths.
November 29th is Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is recognized by more than 70 countries around the world. It began in 2012 offset the commercialization created by Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday also coincides with the beginning of both individual and corporate charitable seasons.
Crawfish Cornbread Dressing– A Holiday Hit At My House!
A number of years ago, my sister-in-law shared her family's recipe for crawfish cornbread dressing with me. She is an amazing cook, so I didn't believe I could replicate her side dish masterpiece. However, she assure me how easy it was. Sure enough, it has become a holiday hit at my house,…
Restaurants Offer Veterans Meals And Deals
Restaurants are offering veterans free meals or treats on the day we honor their service to our country. Several of these are also valid for active-duty military. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Freedom is not free.
Time To Get Out Of The Mud And Songs To Help You Clean Up
Mentally, I feel like I've been dragged through the mud by my feet across a rocky field repeatedly. It is past time for this election to be over. I feel dirty all the time. I want to clean all this mess off and get back to being one nation again.
What You Need To Know Before Going To The Polls Today
Today is Election Day. There are some things you need to know before you go to your designated polling place that you may not be aware of.
Decorated Officer To Speak at Lake Charles’ Veterans Day Observance Saturday
The term "decorated officer" is certainly one that applies to the gentleman chosen to speak at the Lake Charles Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission Veterans Day observance on Saturday. Brigadier General Gary Brito is the commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk.
Did You Know There’s Another Rice Festival in Jennings?
Did you know there's another festival, of sorts, that commemorates rice in south Louisiana? It's actually called the Yellow Rails and Rice Festival, and it's based in Jennings.
Presidential Polls: The Spaghetti Models Of An Election [VIDEO]
As a tropical system drifts across the Atlantic, the spaghetti models shift, and we get antsy. Our radars are on alert the first time those projected paths put them anywhere near the Caribbean or the Gulf of Mexico. As a certified news junkie, I've felt that way about the presidential election,…
Joe Diffie To Headline Crowley Rice Festival This Weekend
Louisiana's oldest agricultural celebration, The International Rice Festival, is this weekend in Crowley. Multi-platinum recording artist Joe Diffie will round out the entertainment line-up with a performance on the main stage Saturday night. The best part? It's a free festival!
Louisiana Doctor And Organization Helping Haiti After Hurricane Matthew [PHOTOS]
Eunice pediatrician Dr. Nicole Michael travels to her native Haiti a few times a year to treat children there at a clinic in a small mountain village that lost its sources of food and income. She fears many will died of famine, and no access to food or clean water without aid. A non-profit mission o…
Six Constitutional Amendments on Nov 8 Ballot– What Do They Mean?
Louisiana voters will be faced with more than just a selection for president on Nov 8. There are six constitutional amendments that can be difficult to understand and decide on with just a few minutes to do so. Here's a list of them in "regular people" terms and what they mean.
Could Matthew And Nicole Combine To Form One Big Storm?
As I'm writing this, the National Hurricane Center is watching three systems in the Atlantic: Hurricane Matthew, Hurricane Nicole, and a tropical wave. When you look at the forecast models, you can't help but wonder, "Could Matthew and Nicole combine to form one big storm?"