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  • It’s a Chocolate Kind of Day

    It’s a Chocolate Kind of Day

    We enjoyed more than a few of these chocolate covered cake balls  at the Jambalaya Jam in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  They came in a variety of flavors, so naturally we had to sample them all to make sure we didn’t miss anything. The red velvet was Rick’s favorite while Sandi preferred the chocolate. Chocolate cheers to you and yours! What’s your favorite chocolate dessert? 

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  • Tailgating at LSU

    Tailgating at LSU

    We headed down to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for some great food and crazy fun with people who take their tailgating as seriously as they take their LSU football.   Tailgating at LSU is an incredible experience with some of the best food we’ve ever encountered. LSU may occasionally lose a football game, but they’ve never lost a tailgate party. We have a new appreciation for all the ways you can prepare alligator and jambalaya. What do you love most about [...]

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  • Louisiana Swamp Tour

    Louisiana Swamp Tour

    Rick heads to the Atchafalaya Basin near Baton Rouge for a swamp tour on a fan boat – checking one more item off the Bucket List. Check out our other exciting adventures in  Baton Rouge:  Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Tailgating at LSU Fan Boat Swamp Tour Making Mango Crab Cakes Midlife Road Trip Theme Song  Jambalaya Jam

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  • Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

    Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

    Just a short drive from Baton Rouge, Louisiana you’ll find The Crown Jewel of Louisiana’s River Road, the Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, a 16 room grand antebellum estate filled with period antiques, Louisiana artwork and spectacular gardens. Beautiful inside and out, we got lost in the history and the amazing landscape. The tour guides are amazing and transport you back to the hay day of the Houmas House.

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  • Our New Theme Song

    Our New Theme Song

    When visiting the Houmas House, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana our marvelous tour guide, Judy Whitney Davis, wrote and impromptu theme song for the Midlife Road Trip. We LOVE IT!  Thanks Judy!

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  • When getting ‘swamped’ is a good thing

    When getting ‘swamped’ is a good thing

     Talk about off the beaten path …  McGee’s Atchafayala Basin Swamp Tour in an airboat not only took us off the beaten path, they took us where there was no path at all!!

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  • Old War Skule: The Story of Saturday Night Movie Premier

    Old War Skule: The Story of Saturday Night Movie Premier

    Wish Picture Shows premiere party for “Ole War Skule: The Story of Saturday Night”    

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