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. Advertisements

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What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Dating?

Hooking up. That seems like all people have time for and dating apps like Tinder, OkCupid, etc. are keeping the hook up culture alive. What ever happened to dating? To meet cutes? To locking eyes with strangers across the room and to someone asking you out?. Picking you up and handing you flowers?  Everything in […]

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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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How To Order Coffee In 15 Countries

Hey, Caf-Fiends! This Thirsty Thursday we’re going to learn how to order a coffee in 15 countries around the world. I know I have a lot of international readers and if you’re from one of the countries in this post and the wording of your language is wrong, please let me know! Also, my keyboard […]

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5 Tips Every Beginner Hiker Needs To Know

  Maybe you clicked on this post because you’ve never been hiking before or maybe you clicked on this post because you’re interested in making sure that you have everything you need for your next hike. Heaven knows that I’m the type of person who thinks that they have everything they need and then finds […]

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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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Coffee Lingo Everyone Should Know

Hey, Caf-Fiends! If you live in the United States in a good sized town, you can probably find a Starbucks on every corner. In Chicago, you certainly can. And while Starbucks may speak with terms like tall, grande, and venti other coffee shops don’t. Also, a Starbucks macchiato isn’t the same as a coffee shop […]

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Kopakama Cooperative

Hey, Caf-Fiends! I wanted to bring to you all two things–a life update and a story I recently read about the Kopakama Cooperative. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, then you already know that I’m a barista at Stellar Beans in Lake Charles, LA. I know, first I drink the coffee then I write […]

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Military Mondays: Family Strong

This Military Monday showcases the life of a military family while their loved one was deployed over seas in Afghanistan back in 2010. If you have a story to share about Growing Up Military, let me know.

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Calvary Catholic Cemetery—Evanston

Excitement coursed through our veins as music poured out of the car’s speakers. The right turn signal blinked slowly as we made the sharp turn into Calvary Cemetery.  The late afternoon light peeked through the orange and yellow leaves of the old trees. I pulled Phantom, my baby, over and grabbed my purse before locking […]

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