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FUNKTOBERFEST: Craft Beer & Music Festival

FUNKTOBERFEST: Craft Beer & Music Festival

We had a great first experience this past weekend at Funktoberfest! 2017 was the third annual event but it was our first time attending. Jason and I thought we were doing good by arriving right at the start time of 3:00 but we could see that there was already a nice size crowd as parking was near full. We turned in our paper tickets for wristbands and headed into the event. As you walk in you are greeted by the…

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LOUISIANA LIFE: Alex River Fete 2017 – Awesome Music, Great Food, Classic Cars & MORE!

LOUISIANA LIFE: Alex River Fete 2017 – Awesome Music, Great Food, Classic Cars & MORE!

We had a wonderful time this past weekend at Alex River Fete 2017 in our hometown of Alexandria, LA.  It was a three day festival, but we were there only on Saturday for almost the full day.  This is a festival that was started a few years ago to celebrate our city and bring together great entertainment, live music, great food and local arts & crafts vendors.  There are some really great events as well including the Dragon Boat races,…

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LOUISIANA LIFE: Our Family’s Christmas Game & Christmas Concert

LOUISIANA LIFE: Our Family’s Christmas Game & Christmas Concert

This week for Vlogmas, we wanted to share our family Christmas game:  Prep – buy 20-25 inexpensive gifts or candy that kids will like (I go to the dollar store for this) and a couple of rolls of saran wrap.  Start with the largest in the middle and wrap a ball of plastic wrap around it and tear it off.  Then pick another toy and wrap that toy and the original ball of plastic wrap together with another long piece…

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LOUISIANA LIFE: THE BEST CHRISTMAS HOUSE IN LOUISIANA & Christmas Parade – Vlogmas Episode 3

LOUISIANA LIFE: THE BEST CHRISTMAS HOUSE IN LOUISIANA & Christmas Parade – Vlogmas Episode 3

We have the best neighbors!!!  They put on one of the best Christmas light displays in the USA, so good they are being featured on The Great Christmas Light Fight on ABC on December 19, 2016!  So we feel confident in calling this the best Christmas house in Louisiana!  They not only have a phenomenal light display completely synchronized to music, but a train and bubbles, Santa in the window and Frosty meeting the kids.  But what we really love…

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LOUISIANA LIFE: Alexandria Winter Fete – Vlogmas Episode #2

LOUISIANA LIFE: Alexandria Winter Fete – Vlogmas Episode #2

We had a great time this year at Alexandria Winter Fete!  It started with Santa Claus being brought in on a fire truck and lighting up downtown.  Atwood’s Bakery had an amazing gingerbread decorating station where we could customize our gingerbread men with icing and candy.  We saw this setup as we were coming in and and jumped in line to do this first thing!  We were lucky enough to be able to have a second round of decorating on…

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LOUISIANA LIFE: Christmas Decorating (including our Disney ornament collection) with EECC Travels – Vlogmas Episode 1

LOUISIANA LIFE: Christmas Decorating (including our Disney ornament collection) with EECC Travels – Vlogmas Episode 1

We had a great time decorating out house for Christmas!  We wrapped the tree in 1200 lights!  No pre-lit trees for us!!! The boys pitched in to help decorate the tree (including our awesome Disney ornament collection) and the rest of the house and then everyone went to the front yard to get our ‘Clark Griswald’ on! There are a lot of fun Christmas activities in our area, so be sure to check out our weekly Vlogmas videos every Tuesday!!!…

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