I am incredibly blessed that the fine folks at TSM allow me to do what I enjoy every day. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and he still makes me feel like the prettiest girl in the room (even though I wake up looking like a troll!). I adore him, our three children, and our grand-daughter who calls me "Gigi." I love the beach and spending quiet weekends with my husband at home listening to great country music! I cut my teeth back in the day on Randy Travis, George Strait, The Judds, Reba, and Garth Brooks. However, I am a fan of today's stars like Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Drake White, and all the other talented musicians paving their own paths.
Basic Training: The Hardest Thing I’ve Endured As A Mom
I was so proud when my son joined the National Guard! I thought I was prepared for him to ship to basic training, but it's the hardest thing I've ever endured.
Time To Shop: When To Save Big On What
Trying to save money while redoing my house, I discovered great advice on expert websites about how to save on everything from travel to treadmills. The secret is when to buy.
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Keeping Residents Updated On Harvey
Did you know the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury has a Facebook page? They do, and it's a great place to get information for SWLA on Harvey.
New Lake Charles VA Clinic Set To Open Monday, Volunteers Still Needed [VIDEO]
The new VA outpatient clinic in Lake Charles is scheduled to open on Monday to serve veterans in southwest Louisiana. They need volunteers who can be a positive influence in the facility.
Solar Eclipse 2017: NASA, What You’ll See, Fun Facts, & What’s The Big Deal! [VIDEO]
On Monday, August 21, 2017, over 500 million people will be treated to a sight that hasn't been visible to residents of our planet since 1979: a total solar eclipse. NASA has easy-to-read information about the event and viewing links on their website. A total solar eclipse only happens, on aver…
Facebook Jail: How Not To Go There
Facebook jail is a thing. The administrators will block you from posting or delete your account if commit "violations." Here's some tips on how not to go there.
Lake Charles Area Farmers Markets Are Plentiful!
National Farmers Market Week is August 6 through 12, and we are fortunate to have several in the Lake Charles area. Here's the list!
Help The Pride Of McNeese March To London
The Pride Of McNeese Cowboy Marching Band has been invited to take part in the 2018 London New Year's Day Parade, and they need our help getting there.
Lake Charles Police Recruiting Event This Saturday
The Lake Charles Police Department will host an open recruiting event this Saturday at the Lake Charles Civic Center beginning at 8AM.
Here We Go Again– Another Company Does “Gumbo”
Another food company is attempting to dip its proverbial toe into the bayou of south Louisiana with a Cajun Gumbo and Rice Mix. It's not being well-received by Louisiana folks. It's not pretty.
Monkeys And More Make Moody Gardens A Great Weekend Escape
Moody Gardens is one of our favorite destinations for a weekend escape. Monkeys, sloths, and birds of all colors roam free. Plants and trees from rain forests around the world grow there. Around every turn and at every level, it's a real treat!
Crowley Student’s Starfish Speech Wins National Competition [VIDEO]
Grant Suire, a 8th grade student at St. Michael's in Crowley, has placed first in the National Junior Beta Club's speech competition. His message involves starfish and service. And it's brilliant!