Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast Blog

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Your Hosts - Sandra & Joseph

We welcome you and can't wait to meet you on your next visit to the Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast near Lafayette, Louisiana.  There's always a lot going on at the mansion; whether its preparing for local festivals, romantic dinners or just socializing on the patio, it's just part of the southern hospitality that just goes on here.

Our most recent blog posts are shown below. Thanks again for visiting!

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Scenic Louisiana: Creole Nature Trail

By Gailanne | Mar 8, 2018

Louisiana scenic attraction called the Creole Nature Trail – a 180-mile byway across the state.  The rich scenic beauty and boundless wildlife found along the Creole Nature Trail adventure brings joy to millions of visitors annually. As we breeze into springtime here in Acadiana, our thoughts turn to nature. The imprint of Louisiana’s natural bounty…

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Make Your Mardi Gras 2018 Plans at Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed and Breakfast

By Gailanne | Jan 28, 2018

Mardi Gras, also known as “Fat Tuesday” is a French Catholic celebration that has a long-standing history in Louisiana. It is believed that the first Mardi Gras was held in 1837 in New Orleans but in later years, the tradition spread like wildfire in the southern region. Mardi Gras is known for several things but…

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Courir de mardi gras

Courir De Mardi Gras

By Sandra Booher | Jan 19, 2018

Have you ever heard of Courir De Mardi Gras celebrations in south Louisiana?  (Pronounced Kurir D Mardi Gra). If you are not from Louisiana, you would assume that the only way to celebrate Mardi Gras is the way it is done in New Orleans.  Many folks assume Mardi Gras consists of only parades where people…

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2018 Mardi Gras Ball Schedule Lafayette

By Sandra Booher | Jan 15, 2018

  The 2018 Mardi Gras Ball Schedule in Lafayette, La is finalized; so let the party begin! For most Mardi Gras Krewes in South Louisiana, the Carnival is a year-long celebration which all leads to the Balls, the parades, and finally Mardi Gras day. The Children’s Krewe of Oberon Ball and the Krewe of Carnivale en Rio…

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Flying South to Louisiana for the Winter

By Gailanne | Jan 10, 2018

Winter weather got you down? Thinking about flying south for the winter? There are loads of fun things for tourists to do near Lafayette, Louisiana in the winter. You gotta love the winter season because this is the time when New Year looms in the distance and you want to soak up all the snowflakes…

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The top 5 bed and breakfast venues near lafayette louisiana

Louisiana Bed & Breakfasts Near Lafayette

By Gailanne | Jan 1, 2018

Planning to visit “The Hub City”? Be sure to bookmark this list of best Bed & Breakfasts near Lafayette, Louisiana. They have been ranked according to their service quality, customer reviews, and industry awards. Located along the lines of the Vermilion River, Lafayette is the 4th largest city in southwestern Louisiana, US. Whether you are here to celebrate Mardi…

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Youngsville Sorts & Recreational Complex in Youngsville Louisiana

Youngsville Sports Complex Visitors Welcome

By Gailanne | Dec 7, 2017

If you visit Cajun Country to attend a sporting event at the Youngsville Sports Complex, book an affordable, luxury stay at Louisiana Cajun Mansion. The joy and fellowship that comes from watching our children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family members compete in good old fashioned, character-building sports not only warms the heart, but it…

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Rekindle your love wit a perfect romantic getaway

Rekindle Your Love: A Perfect Romantic Getaway

By Gailanne | Nov 14, 2017

It is often said that love never dies. We’re here to tell you that romance is alive and well at Louisiana Cajun Mansion. Let’s talk about planning your perfect romantic getaway! However, amidst the busy life, daily chores, responsibilities and our natural quest to find our purpose and pursue our goals, it might get dusty…

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tofu scramble

Cajun Tofu Scramble Recipe

By Sandra Booher | Nov 7, 2017

Not everyone who travels to Cajun country is a meat eater. We love to prepare special recipes for our diet-conscious guests using only plant-based ingredients. Our Cajun Tofu Scramble has become a big hit with Vegan and Vegetarian guests at Louisiana Cajun Mansion B&B; they always ask for the recipe before they leave. Food is an important part of…

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