Dec 11, 2013


Many of you already know, I visited my family in Louisiana for Thanksgiving. I had a great time and it was much needed. I feel like Cajun people are just so different than anyone else. For instance, you drive down any 2 lane road and everyone automatically waves at each other. It's sort of protocol. Everywhere else I have lived, not just Illinois, people in the other car will look at you like you are crazy if you wave at them! Maybe it's just different and I shouldn't think to much into it, so I won't. Sufficed to say, every once in a while I need my Cajun batteries recharged, so I pack a bag and head to La.

This trip was laid back with tons of delicious Cajun food I can't get anywhere else, so I did enjoy myself! I also didn't take as many pictures as I would've liked, but I'll share a few with you!

The sound of really loud Oinking woke me up one morning. Since it is the country, you never know when the neighbor's pigs will break out and eat the pecans out of your yard.


Needless to say, we couldn't finish our cupcakes due to a sugar coma.

Taking crazy photos with your Goddaughter is mandatory these days.

If you are ever in Louisiana, and around the Opelousas area, stop in and get some boudin from Ray's. I CRAVE this stuff & my Mom and Brother spoiled me this trip- they had it waiting on me in the truck when I got off the plane! YUM!
Seeing your hyperactive nephew shy and not saying a word because you came to eat Thanksgiving lunch (if you want to call that slop a "lunch") with him at his school is priceless!

I hope you guys enjoyed family and friends for Thanksgiving. Now on to Christmas! Is everyone ready- presents wrapped & halls decked?


  1. It looks like you had a really fun trip! :) Your hometown sounds like a really great place to be!

  2. Those cupcakes are crazy and I would have a hard time not chasing those pigs!!! When I finally get my hair cut-- I'm donating for sure!


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