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These Beautiful Altars Are a Unique Louisiana Tradition

Catholicism is as ingrained into southern Louisiana culture as Mardi Gras parades and a Friday night fish fry. We ask Saint Anthony to help us find lost car keys, bury a statue of Saint Joseph in the yard when we want to sell our homes, and sprinkle holy water on…





Seven Types of Moms You See at Mardi Gras

We’re in the home stretch! From now til Mardi Gras day there are non-stop parades somewhere. As the big day approaches your friends’ true colors will show, and we’ve noticed some patterns. Here we present seven types of moms you see during Carnival Season. Do you see your friends? Or…




Our Favorite Mardi Gras Finds on Etsy

This post contains affiliate links. We love Mardi Gras and we also love to support local businesses. We decided to combine the two and show you some of our favorite finds on Etsy with a Mardi Gras feel. First on the list are these adorable fleece vests in purple, green,…


{Ask the Expert} When Can a Person Still Sign a Will?

This post is brought to you by Christie Tournet and Associates. This is a concern  with aging baby boomers and illnesses like Alzheimer’s and Dementia. The quick answer: All persons are presumed to have capacity to donate (La CC Art 1470). So,  only people who have been interdicted (Ruled to lack capacity by a…