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. …

Home Buying Process Recap: Your Questions, Answered

We invited the Zachary and Jackson communities to join us in February 2018 for a Financial Wellness Workshop that was focused on the home buying process. This workshop was totally free and open to the public! The Panel A panel composed of Pelican’s Nationally Certified Credit Counselor Kimberly Gaines, Greater Baton Rouge Keller Williams Realtor Jan Johnson and Pelican’s Mortgage …

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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, …