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Celebrate National Pizza Month Cajun Style!

Celebrate National Pizza Month Cajun Style!

Want to branch out from the on the usual pepperoni and mushroom?  Then try taking your pizza to New Orleans! October is National Pizza Month.  What better way to celebrate this month than by whipping up a delicious pizza meal for the whole family to enjoy?  Tired of the same old boring pizza toppings?  Then

Best Music Activities for Young Children

Best Music Activities for Young Children

Learn how you can incorporate music into the lives of children aged 0 to 5. It’s never too early to introduce your baby to music.  In fact, there are musical activities that you can try when your child is still an infant.  Studies have shown that introducing music to children at an early age helps

Celebrate National Rice Month with This Cajun Classic

Celebrate National Rice Month with This Cajun Classic

Celebrate National Rice Month with some Cajun flair. Did you know what September is National Rice Month?  In honor of this month, you should whip up a delicious dinner that features rice as the star.  In Cajun cooking, there are many dishes that feature rice as a key component.  So, try whipping up this delicious

Cajun-Inspired Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

Cajun-Inspired Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

Spice up your child’s lunch box with these tasty Cajun-inspired recipes! The start of the new school year is right around the corner!  However, after a long summer full of fun and freedom, it can be difficult to get your child excited for their return to the classroom.  One way to get them a little

Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Keep your loved ones safe as they play in the pool this summer. When temperatures are high, there’s nothing more refreshing that cooling off with quick dip in the pool.  While swimming, playing, and relaxing in the pool is certainly fun, it’s important to remember that the pool can actually pose some serious risks to

Learn How You Can Keep Your Kids Mentally Engaged This Summer

Learn How You Can Keep Your Kids Mentally Engaged This Summer

Try out these suggestions to help your kids have a productive summer. Your kids don’t have to stop learning just because school is out for the summer.  In fact, there are several things that you can do to keep your children mentally engaged this summer break.  Here are some of the suggestions that you should

Enjoy this Cajun Inspired Recipe at Your Next Summer Party

Enjoy this Cajun Inspired Recipe at Your Next Summer Party

Invite the taste of Louisiana to your next summer bash! Are you planning on hosting or attending a party this summer?  Then good food is a must!  If you are looking for a way to spice up your party menu this summer, then consider whipping up this delicious Cajun inspired recipe.  These shrimp Po’ Boy

2018 Cajun & Blues Music Festival Performer: Lightnin’ Willie

2018 Cajun & Blues Music Festival Performer: Lightnin’ Willie

This year’s Cajun & Blues Music Festival was excited to welcome performer Lightnin’ Willie to its stage.  Lightnin’ Willie is a veteran of the blues industry, with over twenty years of touring experience.  Willie’s music style honors tradition as he plays with a traditional blues format using traditional instruments such as the guitar, keyboards, accordion,

2018 Cajun & Blues Music Festival Performer: Eddie Money

2018 Cajun & Blues Music Festival Performer: Eddie Money

This year’s Cajun & Blues Music Festival was honored to host music legend Eddie Money.  Money is best known for his string of hits in the ‘70s and ‘80s, many of which were Top 40 hits and eventual platinum albums.  Some of his best-known songs include “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Maybe I’m

Help Us Give Back

Help Us Give Back

Learn how the Cajun & Blues Music Festival is all about giving back. While you might know the California Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival as a celebration of Creole music, cuisine, and culture, did you know that this festival is also dedicated to giving back and serving the larger community?  Hosted by The