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BayouLife Magazine

BayouLife Magazine Northeast Louisiana's premier publication! BayouLife Magazine, distinctly Southern in focus, brings to our readers the essence of fine living from outdoor pursuits to artistic endeavors, fashionable adventures to authentic cuisine.

Designed to appeal to both women and men, BayouLife Magazine will feature sporting news, a column by noted author and television star P. Allen Smith, exceptional weddings and homes, spotlights on artist and chefs, coverage of the essential non-profit organizations, interesting travel destinations and timely features. Marketers are assured delivery of the most affluent audiences through home delive

Designed to appeal to both women and men, BayouLife Magazine will feature sporting news, a column by noted author and television star P. Allen Smith, exceptional weddings and homes, spotlights on artist and chefs, coverage of the essential non-profit organizations, interesting travel destinations and timely features. Marketers are assured delivery of the most affluent audiences through home delive

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BayouEats | @theokaloosa​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Jay Howell’s newest restaurant, Okaloosa, is a family-friendly restaurant that o...
06/10/2022

BayouEats | @theokaloosa​​​​​​​​
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Jay Howell’s newest restaurant, Okaloosa, is a family-friendly restaurant that offers patrons an interactive experience. Approachable and affordable fare stays true to the Gulf Coast theme in this restaurant that lives up to its host city’s nickname – Funroe!

BayouWedding | You're Invited​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​@paperglazecalligraphy is known for creating classic suites with beautiful ...
06/09/2022

BayouWedding | You're Invited​​​​​​​​
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@paperglazecalligraphy is known for creating classic suites with beautiful hand-lettered invitations. This elegant ​​​​​​​​
invitation with vellum monogram combines chic appeal with timeless design. ​​​​​​​​
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styled by @taylor.a.bennett​​​​​​​​
photo by @kellymooreclark

BayouWedding | Confection Perfection​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Make your day even more magical with a stunning wedding cake. It is ...
06/07/2022

BayouWedding | Confection Perfection​​​​​​​​
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Make your day even more magical with a stunning wedding cake. It is your opportunity to share your taste (literally) with all of your guests. From over-the-top creations to simple sophisticated cakes, let your dessert double as décor. ​​​​​​​​
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This beautiful four-layer wedding cake with edible gold flakes created by @musthavecakela in West Monroe.​​​​​​​​
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photo by @kellymooreclark

Softball and baseball season is coming to an end, and we want to see your little homerun hitters and outfield flower pic...
06/06/2022

Softball and baseball season is coming to an end, and we want to see your little homerun hitters and outfield flower pickers! Post your favorite pics in the comments to be in this month’s BayouLife! #livingthebayoulife

BayouWedding | Confection Perfection​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Make your day even more magical with a stunning wedding cake. It is ...
06/06/2022

BayouWedding | Confection Perfection​​​​​​​​
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Make your day even more magical with a stunning wedding cake. It is your opportunity to share your taste (literally) with all of your guests. From over-the-top creations to simple sophisticated cakes, let your dessert double as décor. ​​​​​​​​
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A decadent four-layer basketweave cake with fresh fruit and florals by Thurman’s Food Factory.​​​​​​​​
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photo by @kellymooreclark

BayouArtist | Art as Advocacy​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Many artists use their work to tell a story, and Whitney Trisler Causey is ...
06/05/2022

BayouArtist | Art as Advocacy​​​​​​​​
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Many artists use their work to tell a story, and Whitney Trisler Causey is no exception. However, the stories told through her latest series of painted portraits aren’t entirely her own; they belong to her daughter, M’Lynn, and children much like her.

BayouDrink | Rosemary Lemonade​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Host the perfect summer soirée with this signature drink. This refreshing ...
06/03/2022

BayouDrink | Rosemary Lemonade​​​​​​​​
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Host the perfect summer soirée with this signature drink. This refreshing combination of Meyer lemons and rosemary is a great staple to serve by the pool, add your favorite spirit to kick things up a notch.​​​​​​​​
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WHAT YOU’LL NEED:​​​​​​​​
1/2 cup fresh Meyer lemon juice​​​​​​​​
1 cup simple syrup​​​​​​​​
4 cups water ​​​​​​​​
Fresh rosemary​​​​​​​​
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INSTRUCTIONS:​​​​​​​​
Combine Meyer lemon juice, simple syrup, and water. Add in freshly squeezed lemon rinds and stir to combine. Chill until ready to serve. Add rosemary sprigs to garnish.​​​​​​​​
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styled by @taylor.a.bennett​​​​​​​​
photo by @kellymooreclark

Where’s your favorite place in North Louisiana for a sunset view? Post your pics, along with the location and appear in ...
06/02/2022

Where’s your favorite place in North Louisiana for a sunset view? Post your pics, along with the location and appear in the July issue of BayouLife!
#mollyandcassie #sunsetswithfriends #livingthebayoulife

Voting ends today at 5 pm!
06/01/2022

Voting ends today at 5 pm!

Last call for voting!

This is your reminder to vote for your favorite local businesses in Northeast Louisiana for the annual BayouBuzz Awards.

It’s our favorite time of the year and can’t wait to announce the winners in the July issue. Voting ends tomorrow, so go vote!

Last call for voting!This is your reminder to vote for your favorite local businesses in Northeast Louisiana for the ann...
05/31/2022

Last call for voting!

This is your reminder to vote for your favorite local businesses in Northeast Louisiana for the annual BayouBuzz Awards.

It’s our favorite time of the year and can’t wait to announce the winners in the July issue. Voting ends tomorrow, so go vote!

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR...
05/29/2022

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​
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FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR SPRING STROLLS. FIND THESE OUTFITS AND MORE AT AREA BOUTIQUES. PHOTOS SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE GARDENS & ZOO.​​​​​​​​
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@shopalldaye | Unforgettable in a neon lime color, this sleeveless mini dress has a notched collar, self-tie detailing and a smocked waist before falling to a pleated tiered skirt. Pair with fuschia sandals and a gorgeous, lightweight woven tote. ​​​​​​​​
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Model KELLI NEAL​​​​​​​​
Hair and Makeup @meekrzmakeup​​​​​​​​
Photography @kellymooreclark

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR...
05/27/2022

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​
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FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR SPRING STROLLS. FIND THESE OUTFITS AND MORE AT AREA BOUTIQUES. PHOTOS SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE GARDENS & ZOO.​​​​​​​​
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@dustyandcompany | A fuchsia camisole with criss-cross detailing is paired with a floral kimono and white mid-rise jeans with distressed hem. Pair with a green bracelet, hoop earrings and flirty sandals.​​​​​​​​
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Model KELLI NEAL​​​​​​​​
Hair and Makeup @meekrzmakeup​​​​​​​​
Photography @kellymooreclark

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR...
05/26/2022

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​
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FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR SPRING STROLLS. FIND THESE OUTFITS AND MORE AT AREA BOUTIQUES. PHOTOS SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE GARDENS & ZOO.​​​​​​​​
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@hartforstyle | A goeometric print button-down top is paired with these upcycled Ralph Lauren orange linen pants. Complete the look with these zebra print loafers.​​​​​​​​
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Model KELLI NEAL​​​​​​​​
Hair and Makeup @meekrzmakeup​​​​​​​​
Photography @kellymooreclark

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR...
05/25/2022

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​
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FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR SPRING STROLLS. FIND THESE OUTFITS AND MORE AT AREA BOUTIQUES. PHOTOS SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE GARDENS & ZOO.​​​​​​​​
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@hemlinemonroe | Bloom into the season with the gorgeous puff-sleeve bodysuit paired with a cropped linen blazer and coordinating linen-blend skort with hidden pockets. Accessorize with feather earrings and sun hat with woven band detailing.​​​​​​​​
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Model KELLI NEAL​​​​​​​​
Hair and Makeup @meekrzmakeup​​​​​​​​
Photography @kellymooreclark

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR...
05/24/2022

BayouFashion | The Wild Bunch​​​​​​​​
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FROM CRISP WHITE SETS TO BRIGHTLY HUED DRESSES, THESE LOOKS ARE PERFECT FOR SPRING STROLLS. FIND THESE OUTFITS AND MORE AT AREA BOUTIQUES. PHOTOS SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE GARDENS & ZOO.​​​​​​​​
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@palettehouseandplume | Casual, but elevated, this button-down shirt with a perfect puff sleeve is paired with a relaxed fit pant with oversized pockets and a ruched waist. Add a vintage-inspired bucket bag and hoop earrings and a Chan Luu necklace to complete the look.​​​​​​​​
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Model KELLI NEAL​​​​​​​​
Hair and Makeup @meekrzmakeup​​​​​​​​
Photography @kellymooreclark

BayouBeats | Inside Voices​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​According to the band, everybody has inside voices, and in their latest album ...
05/21/2022

BayouBeats | Inside Voices​​​​​​​​
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According to the band, everybody has inside voices, and in their latest album Liminal Space (2022) they offer a glimpse of some of their own.​​​​​​​​
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photo by @krathognis

BayouArtist | Creative Community​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BETWEEN HER PARENTS INFLUENCE AND HER NATURAL AFFINITY FOR MAKING THINGS...
05/21/2022

BayouArtist | Creative Community​​​​​​​​
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BETWEEN HER PARENTS INFLUENCE AND HER NATURAL AFFINITY FOR MAKING THINGS, PURSUING A CREATIVE CAREER SEEMED LIKE A NATURAL CHOICE FOR MADELINE MARAK.​​​​​​​​
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photo by @kellymooreclark

Sweet Strawberry | Berry Bruschetta​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​It’s springtime and that means that strawberries are in season. Time ...
05/20/2022

Sweet Strawberry | Berry Bruschetta​​​​​​​​
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It’s springtime and that means that strawberries are in season. Time to enjoy these berries in a variety of ways – we’ve picked the patch for the best recipes around. ​​​​​​​​
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WHAT YOU’LL NEED:​​​​​​​​
French bread, sliced 1 -inch thick​​​​​​​​
1/2 cup of berry jam​​​​​​​​
1 cup fresh raspberries​​​​​​​​
3/4 cup blueberries​​​​​​​​
1/2 cup blackberries​​​​​​​​
15 oz ricotta cheese​​​​​​​​
Fresh mint​​​​​​​​
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DIRECTIONS:​​​​​​​​
Preheat over to 375 degrees. Arrange bread slices on large baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes until toasted and let cool. Heat jam in microwave for 30 seconds or until melted. Add berries and toss. Assemble by spreading toast with 1 tablespoon of ricotta and top with berry mixture. Garnish with mint and serve.​​​​​​​​
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photo by @kellymooreclark​​​​​​​​
styled by @taylor.a.bennett

Sweet Strawberry | Strawberry Basil Popsicles​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​It’s springtime and that means that strawberries are in sea...
05/19/2022

Sweet Strawberry | Strawberry Basil Popsicles​​​​​​​​
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It’s springtime and that means that strawberries are in season. Time to enjoy these berries in a variety of ways – we’ve picked the patch for the best recipes around. ​​​​​​​​
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WHAT YOU’LL NEED:​​​​​​​​
6 cups strawberries​​​​​​​​
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped​​​​​​​​
1/3 cup honey​​​​​​​​
Popsicle molds​​​​​​​​
Wood sticks​​​​​​​​
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DIRECTIONS:​​​​​​​​
Put strawberries, basil and honey in a blender and mix until it’s smooth, around one minute. Pour mixture into molds and place wooden popsicle sticks for about 3 hours. ​​​​​​​​
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photo by @kellymooreclark​​​​​​​​
styled by @taylor.a.bennett

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Today is the last day of voting for BayouLife Magazine's 2022 Bayou Buzz Awards! Vote for your local favorites while you still can and consider a vote for Cross Keys Bank in the Best Bank category (#86) and Jeremy Lowe in the Mortgage Lender (#100) category!
TONIGHT! Tune into NBC 10 at 6 PM, to see if you are the winner of the 2022 Monroe St. Jude Dream Home or the various prizes! BRACO Construction Co/ Monroe Dream Home Builder KTVE 10 KARD 14 myarklamiss Z107.5 Legacy of Farmerville Chevrolet Buick GMC Sleepy Hollow Furniture, Monroe, Louisiana BayouLife Magazine 3B Outdoor Equipment Strickland Interiors Assurance Financial - Monroe/West Monroe Dream Day Foundation
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Vote for your local favorites for BayouLife Magazine's 2022 Bayou Buzz Awards before it's too late! We hope you'll consider a vote for Cross Keys Bank in the Best Bank category (#86) and Jeremy Lowe in the Mortgage Lender (#100) category!
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Come #staywithart and experience the rich history and original art found in our main gallery x living room (btw, did we mention that NH is filled with 30+ works available from local artist Caroline Youngblood’s including her Riverton 1937, Kodachrome and Predator & Prey series along with her latest works: Magnolia)? + peep that amazing original stain glass window circa 1905! . Book your Airbnb stay in the link in profile or DM us to arrange a private tour of our historic art house! . #nevillehouse #historichome #airbnb #artgallery #art #artist #travel #monroegardendistrict #monroela . 📷 @kellymooreclark / BayouLife Magazine
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After two years of being unable to conduct an in-person Floor Signing it was great to see so many of you leave your well wishes on the floor for the future winner! We had a great turnout of partners, local and national sponsors, subcontractors, and volunteers. Assurance Financial - Monroe/West Monroe Legacy of Farmerville Chevrolet Buick GMC, 3B Outdoor Equipment, Sleepy Hollow Furniture, Monroe, Louisiana, BayouLife Magazine, KTVE 10 KARD 14 myarklamiss, Z107.5, BRACO Construction Co/ Monroe Dream Home Builder, Strickland Interiors, Dream Day Foundation, Brizo Faucet, Bosch Home, Trane, Shaw Floors, and Kichler Lighting
Nominations close at the end of April for the 2022 BayouLife Magazine Bayou Buzz Awards! We appreciate your continued support and hope you'll consider Cross Keys Bank in the Best Bank category while you nominate your local favorites!
We would BEE honored if you nominated us in the BayouLife Magazine Bayou Buzz awards! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BayouBuzzNominations2022