My OkCupid Date Catfished Me!

In the world of technology, online dating is becoming more and more commonplace. It’s almost no longer shameful to meet your significant other online. In fact, two really good friends of mine met their now husbands on OkCupid. I have the exact opposite luck with guys. In fact, I have the worst luck with dating […]

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Think Like A Queen. Think Pink.

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and here in Lake Charles, an annual pageant called the Queen of Pink is held to raise funds for those with breast cancer to assist with their medical expenses.            The Queen of Pink Organization is a non-profit organization that gives financial assistance to residents of Calcasieu, […]

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Namaste For Some Stellar Coffee

Chelsea Gros Boudreaux, a Lake Charles native, met Carl Boudreaux, a Texan native, in high school. While they had classes together, it wasn’t until after high school that they officially met through mutual friends– a year later the two were married. In October of 2005, the Boudreauxs bought the Yoga Center of Lake Charles, established […]

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BURN BABY BURN: HEALTHY WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN

  We all know sunburns turn our skin “lobster” red and itch like crazy, causing our skin to peel although those who are fortunate enough end up tanning. What you don’t know about the sun is that it can be poisonous to our bodies. While your body might seem impervious to sun damage now; later […]

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5 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE JOINING A QUIDDITCH TEAM

  Quidditch, the fictional sport from Harry Potter, has gained popularity in the past couple years. There are international teams and collegiate teams that travel to competitions. It’s a fun experience to have in college and a great workout. However, there are some things you should know about Quidditch before joining.

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Sharing the Love: A Q & A With Terri Bakes

  Terri Kullerd Fontenot, a Moss Bluff native, wears many hats. Fontenot not only works on the Calcasieu Parish School Board, but she’s also a certified Wilton cake decorator and teaches classes at Michael’s, the Moss Bluff Senior Center, as well as private lessons. “Even Superman had a day job,” Fontenot laughed.

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VINTAGE, INDUSTRIAL, VENDORS. OH, MY!

  Nestled under the metal dome of the West Cal Arena in the Louisiana heat, is an eclectic array of knick knacks, custom crafted jewelry, clothes, teacups turned into bird feeders and even custom wall art with hidden secret compartments.

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5 Common Misconceptions

This misconception Monday we’re focusing on five common misconceptions ranging from microwaves to how much caffeine is actually in a cup of coffee versus a shot of espresso.

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A Haili Delicious Q & A

  Originally from the Shandong Province of China, Haili Li has made a name for herself in the past six years she’s lived in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Not only is she a beloved member of the community, but she owns and runs Hi-Licious Street Kitchen, the only food truck in Lake Charles with authentic Asian […]

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The Fatal Crash on Brubaker Bridge

The Fatal Crash is the horrible story\ Legend about a fatal car accident that supposedly occurred on Brubaker Bridge in Ohio and the paranormal events that followed. I learned of this legend from a Facebook group that I’m a part of and have done the research on the topic. According to legend, in the 1930s […]

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