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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, …

Become a Thanksgiving Pro with These Budgeting Tips

Picture this: it’s five days until Thanksgiving. You have to find out which family members are coming in for the big meal. You’re starting to really stress out—you still have to plan out the meal and seating arrangements, and then buy decorations, food and drinks. On top of all of this, you have to try to find some time in …

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. Two Pelican …