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12 Businesses in Louisiana With Hilarious Names

Here at Pelican, we love a good laugh. By far the funniest moment I’ve had while working at Pelican was when we filmed our “Name-Brand vs Off-Brand Food Items” video. I’m not exaggerating when I say we were laughing to the point of crying literal tears. Anyone that knows me will attest—I’m a huge fan of alliteration, puns, plays on …

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FREE Services Offered by Louisiana Colleges

Ready for some real groundbreaking information that you’ve definitely never heard before? Okay, here it goes: college is expensive. Before you say, “Thanks Captain Obvious,” just know that there’s a method to my madness (although I have captained a boat a time or two during my fishing adventures). The common stereotype about college is that everything about it is expensive. …

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The Legend of the Honey Island Swamp Monster

It’s dusk on the bayou. The sun sets in the Western sky and illuminates the Louisiana horizon a wondrous glow. Moss-filled cypress trees cast their gloomy shadows, the water is ominously still, and crickets chirp in the distance. Suddenly, leaves on the ground start to crackle to the rhythm of stomping footsteps, bushes rustle, and an awful smell permeates the …

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The Mystery of Marie Laveau: Louisiana’s Voodoo Queen

Just a few blocks from the banks of the mighty Mississippi River and on the outskirts of the historic French Quarter, there lies one of the oldest and most well-known landmarks in New Orleans. St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 opened in 1789 and, through guided tours, presents an opportunity for sightseers to marvel at the graveyard’s captivating architecture. Because much …

Three Meals You Can Make Entirely from Canned Goods

Canned goods are some of the most valuable items we keep in our pantries. Why? Well, they’re easy to store, they last a long time, they’re already portioned making meal-prepping super simple, and best of all—they’re cheap! I spent a whopping $23 for all the canned goods I needed—yes, just $23 for three whole recipes! When we were brainstorming ideas …

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Spotlight On: Randazzo’s Italian Market

“From the hills of Italy, to the bayou country.” At Pelican, we appreciate local businesses that value excellence in what they offer as well as serving their community. We also appreciate good food. Whether it’s someone’s birthday, any holiday, and any occasion in between, food is involved. Every. Single. Time. In February 2020, some members of the Marketing team at …