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In This Issue: January 2016

12/31/2015 08:00AM ● Published by Aimee Cormier

On The Cover:

Daphne Thomas, one of our eight Most Interesting People, poses with her book “I Love To Imagine!” at New Iberia bookstore Books Along The Teche. Photo by Fusion Photography. 



COVER STORY 

     33 Most Interesting People 

          Eight Of Acadiana’s Most Interesting People 


New Year, New You 

     16 About To Make Some Changes 

          Small Changes, Big Results 

     18 Tighten It Up 

          Big Spending Over The Holidays Can Equal Big Debts Come The New Year

     20 Good Morning, Sunshine 

          Becoming A Morning Person 


Health & Wellness 

     43 Dr. Google, At Your Service 

          Cautions of Cyberchondria 

     46 Under Pressure, Over Stress 

          Healthy Ways To Manage Stress 

     48 Maintain – Don’t Gain 

          Maintaining A Healthy Weight 

     50 Back To The Basics 

          The Latest Fads In Foods Are Just What Your Grandmamma Ordered


Features 

     12 Changes Coming To Cypress Bayou 

          Announces $20 Million Expansion Plan 

     22 Holiday Sweepstakes Winners 

          Twelve Readers Receive Over $5,000 In Prizes!

     23 A Harvest Review 

          2015 Louisiana Sugar Cane Season 

     27 Fat Tuesday Fetes

          Mardi Gras 2016 Events Schedule 

     53 In With The Old

          Preserving The French Tradition Of Hand Sewing 


Departments

     6 Personality 

     10 Focus 

     14 The Wilder Life 

     26 On Trend 

     30 Books 

     56 Events 

     61 Social Lights 



Life+Leisure, Today New Year, New You Health & Wellness January 2016
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    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Artist Talk with Francis Pavy

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  • Stuff Your Stocking Christmas Market

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    A Christmas themed market sponsored by Another Child Foundation's ministry in Tarnaveni, Romania ...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

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    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Christmas Tree Care & Details

    11/18/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Join in this free fall seminar on Christmas tress! How much do you really know about Christmas tr...


  • Teche Ridge Winter Farmers and Artisans Market

    11/18/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    50 food and artisan booths, music, family activities, food truck and more!


  • Broussard Community Fair

    11/18/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Always the weekend before Thanksgiving (yearly) November 18-19, 2017 Campus of St. Cecilia Scho...


  • Broussard Community Fair

    11/18/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Broussard Community Fair Always the weekend before Thanksgiving (yearly) November 18-19, 2017 ...


  • Teche Ridge Fall Farmers & Artisans Market

    11/18/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Join us Saturday November 18, 10am-2pm for our Fall 2017 Teche Ridge Farmers and Artisans Market ...


  • Meet the Author

    11/18/2017
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    Kelton Marshall, author of No Limit and Book of Poetry will discuss his latest book, Book of Poet...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/20/2017
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    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Scotch Doubles (10)

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    Join us every other Monday for our Scotch Doubles tournament. Registration starts at 6p, tourname...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/21/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


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    11/22/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Ready. Set. Gleaux! On Thanksgiving Eve (Nov 22nd), light up the night sky with us by wearing th...


  • On Thanksgiving Eve (Nov 22nd), light up the night sky with us by wearing things that GLEAUX as w...


  • Ladies Night Karaoke

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    Double whammy! Not only is Karaoke back every Wednesday, but so is Ladies Night! Ladies, come in ...


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    11/23/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


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    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Artist Talk with Francis Pavy

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    Join us during homecoming week for our last program of the season. Local artist and USL alum Fran...


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    A Christmas themed market sponsored by Another Child Foundation's ministry in Tarnaveni, Romania ...


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    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


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    Join in this free fall seminar on Christmas tress! How much do you really know about Christmas tr...


  • Teche Ridge Winter Farmers and Artisans Market

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    50 food and artisan booths, music, family activities, food truck and more!


  • Broussard Community Fair

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    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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  • Broussard Community Fair

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    Broussard Community Fair Always the weekend before Thanksgiving (yearly) November 18-19, 2017 ...


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    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Join us Saturday November 18, 10am-2pm for our Fall 2017 Teche Ridge Farmers and Artisans Market ...


  • Meet the Author

    11/18/2017
    03:00PM — 04:30PM

    Kelton Marshall, author of No Limit and Book of Poetry will discuss his latest book, Book of Poet...


  • Solo piano music every Sunday from 9a-12p at Cooper Street Coffehouse in Jeanerette, LA with musi...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/20/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Scotch Doubles (10)

    11/20/2017
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    Join us every other Monday for our Scotch Doubles tournament. Registration starts at 6p, tourname...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/21/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


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    11/22/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


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  • On Thanksgiving Eve (Nov 22nd), light up the night sky with us by wearing things that GLEAUX as w...


  • Ladies Night Karaoke

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    Double whammy! Not only is Karaoke back every Wednesday, but so is Ladies Night! Ladies, come in ...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

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    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


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  • Ladies Night Karaoke

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