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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.

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History behind the New Orleans, La Jazz Festival

By Sandra Booher | Apr 16, 2016

Mahalia Jackson, often called the greatest gospel singer, returned to her hometown to appear at the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in April of 1970. While attending the Louisiana Heritage Fair in Congo Square (then known as Beauregard Square), she and Duke Ellington, who also appeared at the event, came upon the Eureka…

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Elopement in Louisiana

Elope in Louisiana

By Sandra Booher | Apr 15, 2016

Do you know where to elope in Louisiana?  We’ve got a best kept secret waiting for you! What could be better than eloping to Lafayette, La?  The food, the fun, the beads!!  Seriously, you couldn’t go any other place in Louisiana and have more fun and enjoy a stress free approach to your wedding day.…

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Looking for a Place to Stay for Festivals International in Lafayette, La?

By Sandra Booher | Apr 15, 2016

If you’re looking for a place to stay near Lafayette, La you should consider staying at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast near Lafayette, La.  The B&B still has a few rooms available.   Festival International Days are April 20-24, 2016 and the New Orleans Jazz Festival goes from April 22-24th, then again April 28…

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Festivals International in Lafayette, La

By Sandra Booher | Apr 15, 2016

Are you going to Festivals International NEXT WEEK in Lafayette, La???  We’ve got guests from France who have filled the B&B up for the weekend just to attend this great event.  Festival International de Louisiane is a community-based, non-profit arts organization that provides a FREE music and arts event celebrating the French cultural heritage of…

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The Azalea’s Are Blooming at the Cajun Mansion

By Sandra Booher | Apr 11, 2016

A sure sign that spring has arrived in Lafayette is the abundance of azaleas in a spectrum of reds, pinks, whites, purples and salmons. The Lafayette Azalea Trail starts at the Lafayette Visitor Center on Evangeline Thruway and meanders through the city past many of Lafayette’s landmarks. Approximately 20 miles of Lafayette city streets are…

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Best Mascato Wine For A Great Price

By Sandra Booher | Apr 11, 2016

For Those Who Enjoys a Sweeter Wine For over 150 years the Mirassou family has crafted uniquely expressive wines made with equal parts optimism and California sunshine. Sharing the gift and joy of winemaking has been the Mirassou family’s great privilege for six generations, and it continues today. Learn more about the Mirassou Winery’s distinctively…

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Moscato Wine

Best Moscato Wine Instead of Champagne

By Sandra Booher | Apr 11, 2016

Who says you have to have champagne with Chocolate covered strawberries? Our guest from St Armant, Louisiana preferred Moscato wine instead! The look on her face when she saw what her husband had done for her was priceless. There are a lot of wonderful lasting memories happening for many people here at the Cajun Mansion.…

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Louisiana Cajun Mansion Recognized by Select Registry

By Sandra Booher | Apr 8, 2016

Did you know that this property is exceptional? We just got our plaques to proudly display at the bed and breakfast!   We’re one of more than 300 of the finest B&B’s, inns and hotels throughout North America. Each Select Registry property passed a rigorous quality assurance inspection to earn its membership, and to ensure…

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Fruit in Sweet Milk Sauce Recipe

By Sandra Booher | Apr 5, 2016

“La Petite Sauce Douce de la Creme” by Mom Nolia Lopez So many of you love the fruit and cream sauce dish that I serve for breakfast when I serve the  7 course Cajun Breakfast. Our guests are always asking for the recipe.  Well…  It seems like the most simplest things is what’s best. Have you…

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