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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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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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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Seven Favorite Chicago Places

It’s tourism season in Chicago. The city is bustling with people from many different parts of the world. There are people from Europe, Asia, South America and many other countries all here to visit the Second City and to see what it has to offer. More tourists mean that they are all looking for some place to […]

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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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Qmee, make money while surfing the web.

Hey, guys! So my last post focused on BoostInsider, an online marketing campaign site, that pays you for promoting different services and apps through social media. I’ve made $3.30 and to be honest I have not been very active with it. What stinks about BoostInsider is that they won’t let you cash out unless you […]

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Hilary Duff makes me want to re-join Tinder

Thanks to Hilary Duff, Tinder may rise once again as a legit dating app. The star of the new TV show Younger, recently released the music video for her catchy song Sparks.

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