Category Archives: Local Info


Louisiana Plantation Homes

Houmas House Plantation in Ascension Parish

When people think of Louisiana, they think of alligators, bayous and Plantation homes. Here in the Greater Baton Rouge area, we are so lucky to have so many of the Plantation Homes close to us and open for tours. A Little History In the mid-1800s, the highest concentration of millionaires in America could be found […]


Arf! Arf! Let’s Go Play!

girl playing with dog at gonzales dog park

Gonzales has gone to the dogs! In terms of the Gonzales Dog Park that is! We recently took our pups out to the Gonzales Dog Park so they could get some exercise. What a great little secret spot we have right here in our backyard! Just go to Jambalaya Park and take the road to […]





Time to RECYCLE Your Christmas Tree!

Ascension Parish will have Christmas Tree Recycling! When: January 2-January 11, 2014 Where: Lamar Dixon Expo Center (9039 St. Landry Rd, Gonzales) *Special notes: NO stands or decorations   East Baton Rouge Parish (excluding: Baker, Zachary) Curbside pickup January 5-January 16, 2014 Drop Off locations: BREC Parks- Independence Park – 7500 Independence Ave., B.R.  Highland Road […]