In south Louisiana the opportunities to light up your fireplace are few and far between; but when they arrive few things are more satisfying than filling your living room with light and warmth on a brisk evening. And because these moments are fleeting, it’s easy for the simple things to slip your mind. Of course your gas valve key lives in the same place year round, and your trusty lighter is probably nearby, but what about what lives behind the fireplace screen?
The Tigers are on a winning streak and cool weather has finally arrived. As the temperatures drop, the contents of your favorite cup may change. While the priority all year has been to keep the contents of your favorite tailgating tumbler cold and refreshing; now a warm beverage may be more appropriate. Either way, Yeti Tumblers complete with the official LSU logo can accomplish both, while letting you show off your Tiger pride. But how do they work?
It is finally fall in Baton Rouge, and we could not be more excited for all that the cool weather will bring. It also marks the beginning of weekend bonfires, roasting marshmallows, drinking hot chocolate, and celebrating the holidays with family and friends. Your fire pit has the potential to be the focal point of your party or simply the heat source keeping your guests comfortable. We are here to present your options and tailor them to directly reflect your taste.
This time of year brings a slight breeze, football season and perfect opportunities to spend an evening outside. Whether you are planning a party with friends or just eating dinner with the family, make sure your outdoor patio area is equipped with these four essentials for the ultimate grill and chill time.
One of the great things about this time of year in South Louisiana is that it is perfect for outdoor entertaining. The temperature dips a bit, and the sun sets a little earlier, creating the perfect atmosphere to move the party outside. But, your outdoor space needs to be equipped to host that party. When it comes to lighting and ambience, a fire pit is a great mood setter for outdoor entertaining. But, for those that want to take it to the next level, a fire pit plus music escalates your outdoor entertaining.
There’s something magical about the courtyards in the French Quarter of New Orleans. In spite of the bustling Central Business District just blocks away, and the wild partying tourists down the street, you can dial down the noise, dial down the stress, relax, and enjoy the elements of a summer evening that seems captured in time. But, the look and feel of a French Quarter courtyard doesn’t have to remain in the Big Easy. With just a few strategic choices, you can bring the French Quarter to your backyard.
Here in South Louisiana, especially Baton Rouge, we take tailgating to a level that leaves the rest of the country envious. It is an all-day affair, that leads up to a glorious Saturday Night in Death Valley. But, with such a great tailgating reputation, comes an even greater responsibility. That responsibility is having your tailgate live up to the hype. What you serve is every bit as important as any other facet of the gameday experience. This means you need a grill that provides you with the versatility to get creative with your menu. Fortunately, we have that grill. Even better, it is portable. The Big Green Egg allows you to grill, smoke, roast, and even bake. In other words, the Big Green Egg means tailgating excellence in Baton Rouge.
Grilling is one of the most enjoyable ways to entertain, and is a way of life in south Louisiana. Cookouts are a staple, but doing them right is an investment. When you invest in a good charcoal grill, like a Big Green Egg or a grill from Fire Magic, you want to make sure you get the most out of it. Not just in terms of having great cook-outs, but in extending the life of your grill for as long as possible. While it may seem like a hassle to do anything more than just lighting a fire and throwing on some meat, taking a few simple steps can go a long way toward maintaining your Baton Rouge charcoal grill.
What’s the hottest color right now in outdoor living? Gray! If you want your outdoor space to look polished, timeless, and classic, gray is the decorating color for you! Incorporating gray accents and furniture into your Baton Rouge outdoor living space will set the stage for every season. Because gray a neutral color, any change in decorations, holiday décor, or accessories will match just as well as the last. Gray can be incorporated in your outdoor design through paint color, classic wicker furniture, or even more modern furniture designs and accents.
In South Louisiana, we have elevated tailgating from something you do to pass the time before kickoff to an event that can stand on its own. On certain Saturdays in the fall, there will be upwards of 200,000 people on LSU’s campus. Since Tiger Stadium only holds half that, you can get a pretty good idea of how many people are just there for the party.