Tag: handmade

A fun & unique Mother’s Day gift: Painting with a Twist!

If you’re looking for a fun and unique gift for your mom this Mother’s Day, we have a great suggestion: Painting with a Twist! How can you turn down a painting lesson where you just show up, bring some drinks and snacks (alcohol is allowed!), and paint!? The great staff sets everything up for you! You’ll have the Read More

Fearless Finds: Sweets & Treats

Looking to try a new dessert? Well have you ever had a tea cake? We hadn’t, so when a patient of mine suggested we try out Sweets & Treats of Lake Charles, we had to oblige! Located at 411 Ryan Street, Sweets & Treats has a variety of homemade desserts from chocolate covered anything to Read More

Huntin’ Gators on the Geaux: Bowtie Marina’s Pirate Gator

  It wouldn’t be Lake Charles without a few pirate Gators on the Geaux, and we found our first one at Bowtie Marina! Although he appears to be missing his headpiece, he still has his weapons in his pockets! This Gator on the Geaux stands on the deck to keep watch over the marina and welcome Read More

Following the Louisiana Antique Trail: The Steamer Trunk

We have another downtown Jennings, Louisiana, find for you, and this time it’s on the Louisiana Antique Trail! Nova Barnes opened The Steamer Trunk in December of 2012 fulfilling her dream of having a shop on Main Street and loves to fill her shop with things her customers will “treasure and not just fill space.” The Read More

Fearless Finds: The Art-o-mat

Some of our best finds are ones that we literally stumble upon while out on our adventures, and this might be my favorite all-time random find! It’s called an Art-o-mat, and this one is located on the second floor of the Central School Arts and Humanities Center in Lake Charles. Art-o-mats are retro cigarette machines Read More

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