• by Drew Miller | photos by Misty Leigh McElroy

In a large glass front warehouse in downtown Houma, our area’s military history is alive and thriving. From working vehicles to priceless memorabilia, the Regional Military Museum and its veteran volunteers offer knowledgeable stories on the exhibits. The museum’s activities and interactive …

  • by Bonnie Rushing | Photos by Misty Leigh McElroy

After a yearlong renovation, the dust has finally settled and Dr. Stephen A. Morgan Jr. and Amanda Morgan are enjoying the serenity of their updated modern, yet rustic space. Enhancing the character of the home with the addition of wood beams, floors and doors while finding a balance with mu…

  • by Jaime Dishman

May celebrates mothers: There’s a beauty to this day in the month of May where we stop and celebrate the mothers who gave us life, gave us their days, gave us their best so we could become our best. 

  • by Lauren Blankenship photos by Channing Candies

Danielle Price wears many hats at Vandebilt Catholic High School as a teacher, softball coach, mentor, and most recently, director of the HOPE program. In her 19th year of teaching, she recently returned to home to Houma from Lafayette where she was an integral member of a group of educators…

  • by Bonnie Rushing photos by Misty Leigh McElroy

Situated on a picturesque lawn adored by azaleas in bloom, the home of David and Robin Bourgeois is timeless and pristine. With a pool and tennis court located on the property as well as convenient access to the golf course, the couple seized the opportunity to purchase the home in 2006. 

  • by Jaime Dishman

It’s April. That month may not mean much to most folks, but in our family it’s a pretty big deal. No family birthday, no anniversaries, no big ceremonies. But there is one important thing that happens during the month of April. It’s garden growing time.  

  • by Darian Graivshark

The Louisiana coast and cane fields are a few things that come to mind when we think of our Bayou region. With local business Coast and Cane, you really get a feeling of home when selecting the next decorative item to add to your personal space. Coast and Cane was started by Aimee and Brando…

  • by Bonnie Rushing | photos by Misty Leigh McElroy

Drawn to the beautiful bones and grand scale of their traditional southern home, a local family brought new life to the original space by creating an atmosphere of laid back luxury. By embracing many details of the original structure and tweaking the existing floor plan to fit their family’s…

  • The Southern Home | Sponsored

Acadiana Contractors provides customers with a full range of exterior remodeling, including patios, siding, gutters, windows, sunrooms and screen rooms. Michael Mazac founded his company in 1991 with years of construction experience under his belt and the desire to have more creative control…

  • by Keely Diebold photo by Channing Candies

A wedding day highlighted by the disappearance of the groom to watch the Cleveland Browns play in the NFL Playoff Bowl during the reception seems like an unbelievable start to a marriage. For Houma residents John and Gretchen Clune, though, it is how the story of an unbreakable 57-year-long …

  • by Darian Graivshark photos by Channing Candies

Creating pieces from people’s imaginations into a piece of art is something Sarah Hebert has taken a liking to. Sarah is a mother, a wife, and a self-taught artist. With her business called Sarah K Kreations, she is able to paint pieces that her purchasers proudly hang onto the walls of thei…

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  • by Darian Graivshark photos by Misty McElroy

A lone piece of driftwood hangs from the wall, draped and covered in white cord. Each of the strands of cord is methodically knotted, tied and pulled. As the knots are tied, the piece takes on a life of its own, embracing the artist’s skill and passion for what she does. 

Like the stately oaks that line the bayous of our region, our communities are deep rooted in tradition, style and grace. From Bourg, Larose and Houma to England, Brazil and Houston, these individuals have followed their dreams, no matter where it takes them. They draw from their Louisiana ro…

  • By Drew Miller

The sports and outdoor apparel market is extremely competitive and difficult to get into. It takes creativity, determination, and hard work to stand out in the market that is being held by companies that have been established for many years. One person who has those qualities and an eye-catc…

  • Jonah Giroir

A once golden oak colored glider in the living room of the Rebstock home tells the story of Jessica and her parents, James and Ramona. The glider, a simple purchase by James, was the start of a wonderful journey as he brought it home right before the couple adopted Jessica.