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By Meagan Russell
In Center Block
Sep 1st, 2021
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Shoe lovers unite, these boots are fall’s most fashionable finds. Whether you’re looking to make a statement or want a more casual look, these boots from area boutiques will put pep in your step. Photography by Kelly Moore Clark...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 1st, 2021
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One of this season’s biggest trends is crop tops and jackets.  Pair a cropped jacket with a high-waisted jean, or layer looks to achieve a seasonal flair. These styles from area boutiques are definitely the cream of the crop. Photography by Kelly Moore ClarkModel Kennedy Allen...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 1st, 2021
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THIS YEAR’S GROUP OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS IS HELPING TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA  PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK The Monroe Chamber of Commerce, the Northeast Louisiana Young Professionals and BayouLife Magazine are pleased to announce the 57 nominations for the 2021 Top 20 Twenty Und...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 1st, 2021
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This year, BayouLife Magazine asked the community of talented makers to submit their hand-crafted goods for our inaugural Making the Mark competition. In the following pages, you will meet this year’s winners in each category: Craft, Apothecary, Outdoor, Home, Fashion, Food and Drink. Thank you for a...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 1st, 2021
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Earrings are a fun accessory that can make an outfit pop. These ear baubles are fun for fall and beyond. Find them at area boutiques.  Photo by Kelly Moore Clark FROM TOP CLOCKWISE: Gold beaded earrings from Herringstone’s; Gold bar earrings with stone accents from Hemline Monroe; Neutral and go...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 1st, 2021
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Denim is one key staple everyone should have in their closet, and these boutiques have it all. From button-fly to distressed jeans, the perfect flares to skinny jeans – these looks are must-haves for your wardrobe throughout the transitional season and into autumn. Find them all at area boutiques. Ph...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 1st, 2021
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The Strauss Little Theatre is set to celebrate its 90th season this fall. Strauss boasts the longest continuous source of live entertainment in the area. Their 90th season marks 90 years of uninterrupted commitment to serving the arts in the Twin Cities. Despite all odds, in the midst of wars, recess...
By Meagan Russell
In Center Block
Sep 1st, 2021
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It’s not uncommon to find Jackie Murphy scouring the displays at estate sales and perusing antique and thrift store aisles in search of timeless pieces that catch her eye. Just like all secondhand shoppers, Murphy is searching for treasure, but unlike the other faces she meets at the local Goodwill o...
By Meagan Russell
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Aug 1st, 2021
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Dana Milford, owner of For His Temple Family Foods in West Monroe, talks to Cassie Livingston about her stock of refrigerator must-haves. Photos by Kelly Moore Clark So what’s the deal with expiration dates? Do you abide by or care? Personally, I don’t pay any attention to expiration dates on product...
By Meagan Russell
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Aug 1st, 2021
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LIVING IN LOUISIANA MEANS THAT WE HAVE A PLETHORA OF GREAT SEAFOOD AT OUR  FINGERTIPS. THESE LOCAL RESTAURANTS HAVE MASTERED THE ART OF CREATING MOUTH-WATERING DISHES THAT HIGHLIGHT ONE OF OUR BEST RESOURCES – SHRIMP.  Styled by TAYLOR BENNETT | Photography by KELLY MOORE CLARK...