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Where to Get the Best King Cakes in Louisiana

This might be the most difficult and delicious post we’ve ever done for Pelican State of Mind. They said it couldn’t be done, yet here you are, reading about the best king cakes in Louisiana. With Carnival Season here, it’s always fun to ask everyone what place has the BEST king cake. You’ll find that this is a very serious, …

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Pelican and Peabody Magnet: Investing in Students’ Futures

When I was young, my parents gave me a container shaped like a bank, store and church combined. There were three slotted sections for saving, spending and giving. Each time I received money, it was divided into these slots. Although I don’t remember how it worked in detail, I do know the importance of dividing money in these ways became …

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History of the Rougarou: Louisiana’s Werewolf

The full moon hangs high over the Louisiana swampland. The bright lights of the stars flicker in the murky licks of the waves near the towering, ominous Cypress trees. Frogs croak their songs in the distance and mosquitos buzz as they fly around looking for their next meal. There’s a howl in the near distance. It sounds like a wolf, …

Where to Get the Best Brunch in and Around Baton Rouge

Let’s talk about a serious subject in Louisiana: brunch. Especially in Baton Rouge, brunch is one of the most important meals of the day—if not THE most important, depending on who you ask. With brunch staples like the bloody mary, mimosas, shrimp and grits, and chicken and waffles, it’s no wonder our city loves this meal so much. Brunch lovers …