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The King of Cakes – A SWLA Tradition!

The King of Cakes – A SWLA Tradition!

It's Mardi Gras time and that means plenty of beads, parades, and yes, king cake!  We enjoyed this blog from our friends at the Lake Charles Convention and Visitor's Bureau giving us a taste of...

Tips for First Time Homebuyers

Tips for First Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home can be both exhilarating and stressful. It's difficult to know what to expect. There are unfamiliar terms, the worry of meeting the monthly note, wondering if the home is...

Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Selling Your Home During the Holidays

It can be the most wonderful time of the year, even if there's a For Sale sign in your yard this holiday season. Selling your home during the holidays, although a challenge, could give you one more...

Strategies for a Great Moving Experience

Strategies for a Great Moving Experience

Moving day is hectic. Even with excellent preparation, there will always be something that doesn't follow the plan. The movers will be late. The boxes aren't sturdy enough, and contents are strewn...

Fantastic Curb Appeal Ideas

Fantastic Curb Appeal Ideas

It's easy to get complacent about home upkeep. Between our jobs, family, and other commitments, things around the house might get overlooked. Sometimes, it just takes a glance at a fresh idea to...

Fall in Love with Autumnal Home Sales

Fall in Love with Autumnal Home Sales

As the temperature cools off, the fall season is one of the best times to buy or sell. Families have returned from summer vacations, students are settled in school, and the holidays aren't yet upon...

Seeing the Potential in a New Home

Seeing the Potential in a New Home

Shopping for a new home is exciting, but it can also be frustrating when you don't find exactly what you're looking for. Many people have a vision of their "dream home" but rarely are they able to...

Be Smart About Home Remodeling

Be Smart About Home Remodeling

Remodeling your home is sure to increase its value, right? Unfortunately, it doesn't always work out that way. Even though you've endured weeks of sheetrock dust, headache-inducing sounds of...

Top 20 Restaurants in Southwest Louisiana

The food in Southwest Louisiana is one of a kind. In fact, it's been said that our food is like a fingerprint: no two dishes are alike! Our zest for seasoning just right, the pure enjoyment of...