How to Turn an Average Bathroom into a Spa Bathroom

When you visit a spa, you'll notice that the "wet" areas evoke a certain feeling of relaxation. What elements of these rooms makes them feel so relaxing? Surely, it's not just the water features.

I Made My Own Laundry Detergent, and So Can You

Last week ran out of laundry detergent. Instead of buying more, I decided to take a risk. I had a random bottle of castile soap that I wasn't sure why I had bought, and I had a big bulk bag of baking soda.

What to Do When There is a Bathroom Ceiling Leak

If the ceiling's going to leak in any finished room of the house, it might as well be the bathroom. After all, this is one area that's used to water. But enough of this foolish positive thinking.

Louisiana film gains 4 Academy Award nominations

A small film from Louisiana has made a big impression ever since it debuted at the Sundance Film Festival last year. “Beasts of the Southern Wild” has been nominated for four categories in the 85th Annual Academy Awards.

How to Replace a Dead Electrical Switch

Replacing a light switch is a very easy do it yourself project, whether you need to replace a dead switch or you want to upgrade a switch to add a dimmer or other features.

Mother of slain woman responds to Lavergne’s attempt to void guilty pleas

The mother of a slain college student is outraged that the man who admitted to killing her is now attempting to void his guilty plea

LDAF works to deter spread of virus in horses

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is monitoring all horses entering Louisiana from Illinois after reports of at least 68 horses that tested positive in recent months for Equine Herpes Virus Type 1 (EHV-1) at the Hawtho

Former La. Gov. Edwin Edwards and wife to have child

It's an embryo! A source close to former Governor Edwin Edwards and his new bride, Trina Scott Edwards, tells IND Monthly that the 34-year-old bride is pregnant.

Flu season gets off to early, strong start

Health experts say flu season is here, and it's off to a strong start. The Centers for Disease Control claim this is the earliest start to a flu season in about a decade. 41 states are reporting widespread flu cases.

La. Restaurant Assn. Cenla Chapter presents "Taste of Mardi Gras"

The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) Cenla Chapter’s annual Carnival party, “Taste of Mardi Gras,” will be held Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, 7-9 p.m.