Louisiana: Travel

Creole Creamery: My New Orleans

Creole Creamery: My New Orleans

Want to eat some amazing ice cream next time you’re in New Orleans? (Is that a stupid question or what?) We are embarrassed — nay, regretful — that it’s taken us this long to actually go visit Creole Creamery. Michael’s cousins have been raving on […]

St James Cheese Company: My New Orleans

St James Cheese Company: My New Orleans

I am slowly starting to work my way down my list of places to eat in New Orleans; St James Cheese Company has been on that list for a while! It is devoted to, well, all things cheese, but also excels at turning that cheese […]

New Orleans’ Audubon Zoo/Two-Fer

New Orleans’ Audubon Zoo/Two-Fer

As I mentioned earlier, we’ve had the most amazing spring weather this year. It’s been unusually glorious, and I’ve not taken it for granted. We took advantage of yesterday’s perfect weather to do a full day at the Audubon Zoo. I was especially motivated to […]

Ruston, LA Two-Fer: Coffee and Parks Galore

Ruston, LA Two-Fer: Coffee and Parks Galore

Our holiday travel saw us up in the small town of Ruston, LA to spend some time with family. But surprise, surprise, one morning we headed to explore some parks and burn off some “bug juice”! On the way back we hit up a new […]

Christmas Evening in Slidell, LA

Christmas Evening in Slidell, LA

One of the Louisiana Krewe’s Christmas traditions for a few years has been visiting our local Christmas Under the Stars. (A new tradition will be those delightful trains!) It’s a low-key but fun evening where we see Santa, write and mail a letter to the […]

Lafayette, LA Two-Fer: The Best Coffee in Louisiana

Lafayette, LA Two-Fer: The Best Coffee in Louisiana

Two-Fer (noun, a happy one): The part of the blog where we point the adults in the direction of the best caffeine close to a kid-approved activity. Once in a while visits to family and other loved ones finds the Louisiana Krewe stopping in Lafayette, […]

Crabbing In South Louisiana

Crabbing In South Louisiana

Down in Lake Charles, nearly to the Texas border, but very firmly Louisiana country, lies a little paradise of fishing, crabbing, and seafood in general. The Louisiana Cahoots Krewe met up with dear friends from North Louisiana for a whirlwind weekend of quintessentially Louisiana adventure […]