Carey Long’s professional interest in fitness stems from something personal. After experiencing the early passing of his parents, Carey decided to focus his fitness approach on prolonging life. Racking up certifications in physical therapy and strength and conditioning training, Carey began developing Real Life Fitness, a system catered to regular people who want to improve the quality and extend the longevity of their lives. The system seeks to boost energy, address chronic health problems such as high cholesterol, and promote physical activity, all while keeping in mind the time limitations and challenges of everyday life.
Natural light streams in through the large windows at the front of Stacie CoVae, glinting off sleek apparel from brands such as Silver Jeans Co., Michael Kors, and Jessica Simpson. The well-organized boutique makes it easy to find trendy wares, including a turquoise tank top with a delicate leaf detail or a cobalt-blue jersey dress with 3/4-length sleeves, ideal for the in-between season of sumtumn. The helpful staff operating the store also helps customers track down stylish garments for special occasions or everyday wear; the selection includes jeans, dresses, formalwear, blouses, swimwear, and accessories.
After searching high and low for well-fitting, stylish undergarments in the Baton Rouge area, Leila Blumberg and Heather Savoy opened Prive’ Lingerie Boutique with equal attention to comfort and fashion. The boutique, which draws its name from the French word for “personal, private, and intimate,” carries lingerie by Spanx, Cosabella, and Stella McCartney, as well as new lines from Body Wrap, Sassybax, and Verena. Upon request, the shop's trained specialists unfurl measuring tapes and carnival-ride height placards to measure customers for a proper fit.
Young women send hangers of gauzy tops and bold, colorful dresses clacking across Frock Candy’s colorful racks, where designs hang in four storefronts in Baton Rouge, Shreveport, and Destin, Florida. Independent and well-known brands, such as Chinese Laundry, Qupid, Theme, and Lush supply casual and special-occasion dresses, prim and everyday tops, and shoes both saucy and demure to an inventory which rotates as tastes change. Frock Candy’s style experts forecast trends such as fresh colors and trending images of celebrity pets for each season.
The family that owns La Rouge Nursery is always on the lookout for the most eye-catching annuals, perennials, and shrubbery for their customers' landscaping projects. However, they also stock planting basics such as mulch and soil. As the weather changes, so does the nursery's inventory?customers can find seasonal offerings such as Christmas trees and La Rouge is also stocked with unique gift items including Nouvelle Candles, jewelry, garden and home decor as well as air plants.
The LeGrange family's origins in the crawfish business can be traced back to 1958, when Clifford and Joy LeGrange first began hosting crawfish boils, live music, and dancing at their restaurant. Today, the family continues Clifford and Joy's tradition, keeping the community coming back for more heaping helpings of boiled crawfish sourced fresh from Atchafalaya Crawfish in Henderson. The family-run market doles out sacks of live crawfish and fresh shrimp for patrons to grill up at home with their own family recipes and welcomes patrons to carry out piping-hot platters of boiled seafood and Cajun-style sides. Accommodating large groups, Capitol City Crawfish provides catering services to help customers host a community crawfish boil of their own or to feed their demanding gigantic venus flytrap.