Can You Handle These Extreme Louisiana Food Challenges?

Let’s talk about a real passion of mine—food. It’s both a blessing and a curse to live in Louisiana, because the food here is so good! But some food reigns more supreme than others. It towers over smaller versions of itself, declaring itself the biggest, the best, the spiciest or the most challenging. That’s what we’ll be talking about today. …

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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 …