A woman’s heartache inspires her to create a unique way to honor the memory of a loved one
CHOOSING A DAYCARE Tips for finding an environment that is fun, educational, and nuturing
KIDS’ FASHION TAILGATING FUN What to where and eat while cheering on the Cajuns
Check out the latest trends for your little ones
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CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN Keeps your kids busy with innovative ways to recycle unused pool noodles
Empty Broussard - 111 Corinth Ave. Well-kept four bedroom house on a spacious corner lot. Includes a master suite, open floor plan, and lots of large extras. Asking $189,500
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INSIDE THE ISSUE
AUGUST 2012 62 | THE FACE
At a time when most women are eagerly anticipating the transition into parenthood, Lori McGrew was faced with an unforseen series of events that tried her family emotionally. With support from loved ones, Lori and her husband have created a unique way to let their memory of their little angel live on.
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ADVERTISE WITH US TODAY!
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FACE Magazine is a monthly, full-color, gloss publication
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that reaches Acadiana women of all ages. Take advantage
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community with advertisements of all size within our
Tips for finding the appropriate care for your child’s needs.
of this opportunity to gain exposure though out the publications and/or website.
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We look forward to working with you to increase your
marketing efforts. For more information, contacting
A guide to successfully re-entering the workplace.
46 | Ragin’ Fashion
Prep your wardrobe to celebrate another great year with our Ragin’ Cajuns.
the Advertising Department at 337-456-5540 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
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Publisher’s Desk | Flint Zerangue, Sr.
Vol. 5, No. 3
PUBLISHER/EDITOR Flint Zerangue, Sr. firstname.lastname@example.org
For the past year, I’ve had the distinct privilege of working behind the scenes of FACE Magazine. I was originally hired as a consultant, but that assignment quickly turned into a full time position. Before I knew it, I found myself smack dab in the middle of managing a women’s magazine. Ask those who know me and I’m positive they would say it is the last place you would think to find this middle-aged father of three. If you would have asked me 18 months ago, I would have agreed. But as time went on, I realized that I loved this magazine and what it stands for.
“FLINT, WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO CHANGE?!?!!!” Well, as a magazine, not much. Sure, I thought about selling a few ads for offshore boats and adding a few political points of view, but that’s not what FACE is all about. FACE Magazine is and will remain a champion for women and family causes; a place where local stories are told and friends and family can rally to embrace, admire, support and encourage each other while striving for a better quality of life.
Sure, I like the business aspect of FACE. But oddly enough, I found myself relating to many of the articles as they seemed to parallel many of my own life experiences; from being widowed in my 30’s to being a single parent of a teenager or seeing friends and family being taken much too young by illness. Whatever the cause, when the opportunity presented itself, I couldn’t pass up the chance to own the publication that I had become so fond of. So in July 2012, my firm purchased the assets, trade name, and publication rights to FACE Magazine.
What you will notice is a more modern publication with better resources for self-help and personal development, a more interactive website and online presence, as well as a publication with a bigger voice in the community.
Since that time, I’ve been bombarded with questions. The most common...
So join us as we take the next step on our journey with FACE Magazine. Thank you for your continued support and happy reading! Flint
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CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Cookie Tuminello Marie Paige Flint Zerangue Danielle Dayries Edwin Bass Kim Piat
CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Penny Moore FACE Magazine is a division of: The Zerangue Group, Inc. 3205 Johnston St. Lafayette, Louisiana 70503 On the Web www.faceacadiana.com
FACE Magazine is published monthly and distributed free of charge in bulk to local businesses and offices by FACE Magazine, LLC. No portion of FACE Magazine may be reproduced without the written consent of the publisher or editor. Unsolicited material may not be returned. Materials submitted for pay must carry “Submitted at Your Usual Rates” along with an executed copy of the FACE Magazine, LLC copyright agreement. The owners, publishers, and editors shall not be responsible for loss or injury of any submitted manuscripts, promotional material, and/or art. The acceptance of advertising in FACE Magazine does not imply endorsement. FACE Magazine reserves the right, without giving specific reason, to refuse advertising if copy does not conform to editorial policies. FACE Magazine does not necessarily agree with nor condone the opinions, beliefs, or expressions of our writers and advertisers. © 2012 FACE Magazine. All Rights Reserved.
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EVENTS Iberia Parish
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American Artist Appreciation Month American Family Day – First Sunday in August Aug. 11 – Art Walk –Downtown Lafayette Aug. 12 – Acadian Culture Day – Vermilionville Aug. 18 – Miles Perret – Games of Acadiana (pg. 5) Aug. 18 – Black & White Gala – American Cancer Society (pg. 70) Aug. 25 – Martinis 2012 Mixer – Healing House Benefit (pg. 43) Aug. 26 – Women’s Equality Day - The anniversary of the signing of the 19th Amendment, awarding women the right to vote, 1920
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Self Improvement Month Sept. 1 – Last Days of Summer Carnival – Acadian Village Sept. 3 – Labor Day Sept. 8 – Art Walk –Downtown Lafayette Sept. 9 – Grandparents’ Day Sept. 15 – “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” screening at Movies in the Parc Sept. 22 – Autumn Begins, Business Women’s Day Sept. 27-29 – Tinsel & Treasures 2012
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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct. 1 – World Vegetarian Day Oct. 6 – Mad Hatters’ Day Oct. 13 – Art Walk –Downtown Lafayette Oct. 16 – National Boss’ Day Oct. 20 – “Ghostbusters” screening at Movies in the Parc Oct. 31 – Halloween
• New Iberia Vendor & Craft Event (To benefit the Bayou Teche Museum) August 11th, 12:00pm–5:00pm Location: Sliman Theater 337-577-2117 •
Delcambre Shrimp Festival Aug 15th–Aug 19th Location: Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds 337-685-2653 www.shrimpfestival.net
Vermilion Parish • Book Signing - Hell or High Water by Ron Thibodeaux Monday August 20th 6:00pm–8:00 pm Location: Vermilion Parish Library Contact: Sue Trahan, 337-893-2674
St. Landry Parish • Annual Downtown Zydeco Breakfast Saturday, September 1st 8:30am–11:00 am St. Landry Parish Courthouse • Rendez-vous des Cajuns at the Liberty Theater • Aug. 4 - Bonne Chance Cajun Band • Aug. 11 - Drew Simon & Low Maintenance • Aug. 18 - Chris Miller & Bayou Roots • Aug. 25 - Blake J. Miller & the Vermilion Playboys Liberty Theater, 200 W Park Ave, Eunice 6PM-7:30PM 337-457-7389 www.eunice-la.com
St. MARTIN Parish • Breaux Bridge Chamber of Commerce Jambalaya Cook-Off September 8th, 2012 337-332-5406 • Le Cajun Music Festival Cade, LA August 17th–18th faceacadiana.com | FACE 9
FACE | COMMUNITY MATTERS
Lafayette Consolidated Government Purchases ‘The Horse Farms’ After a spirited seven year hosted by The Lafayette journey, ULL President
Parish Master Gardner
“The land will be used as a passive park and will feature walking trails, bike paths,
Dr. Joseph Savoie and
Association. The event, a
and green space.”
City-Parish President Joey plant sale, is scheduled for Durel made it official on
July 28th as the Lafayette Consolidated Government For additional information on The Horse Farm and officially purchased the former ULL property
how you can help sustain
commonly known as
its future, visit them at:
‘The Horse Farm.’
www.savethehorsefarm.org or www.lafayettela.gov.
The roughly 100 acre property is located in the center of Lafayette just off Johnston Street and features beautiful trees and large open green spaces. The land will be used as a passive park and will feature walking trails, bike paths and green space. The park’s first event has already been scheduled. “PlantFest” the first of what is to become an annual event will be
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FACE | HEALTH MATTERS
A Body in Motion With todayâ€™s hectic lifestyles and demand on our multi-tacking skills, itâ€™s no wonder Americans are seen as a population of people who are inactive and lazy. Your quality of life, as well as your health, all depend on how fit you are. Although your mind may constantly be working, you cannot afford to let yourself get physically lazy or too comfortable. If you think you have to train like a marathon runner in order to be fit, you couldnâ€™t be more mistaken. In fact, the opposite is true, a no-frills workout program wonâ€™t take much of your time at all. Once you start exercising, it will amaze you at how your muscles react, and begin to improve. You may even find yourself wanting to do more once you see the positive results. Not a week goes by without a report of someone in his or her golden years successfully performing an amazing physical accomplishment. For example, not too long ago, a 100 year old person ran and completed a marathon. Men and women in their 60â€™s and 70â€™s are making names for themselves in the fitness world. 12 FACE | AUGUST 2012
Just recently, 74 year-old Ernestine Shepherd of Baltimore recently made the Guinness Book of World Records for being the oldest female ever in competitive female body building. Consequently, your age isnâ€™t an excuse. It wonâ€™t hold you back from becoming as fit and healthy as you possibly can. It goes without saying that you need to get a check-up from your doctor before you begin. Then itâ€™s just a matter of finetuning your exercise program to suit your age. What you do for exercise will determine how much you tear down your body. You will also need to allow some time for your body to heal and rebuild. So take it very easy and there is no reason to hurry anything at all. There is one particular fact about your body to keep in mind: if you do not use it, then you will lose it. To keep in shape, you need both daily exercise and food that provides the proper nutrition to keep your energy level up. The first step toward proper health is to begin; it doesnâ€™t matter what you choose. to do as long as itâ€™s
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a step towards fitness As you progress, your body will know what you should be doing next. Specifically, as your mind becomes stronger and better nourished, it will be able to intuitively guide you to the best exercise regimen for your health. Plus, when your muscles become firmer and you have more energy, then those realizations will compel you to do more.
Remember: it took more than a day to pick up unhealthy habits and it will take more than a day to resolve them.â€? Another thing to consider, in addition to allowing sufficient time between workouts, is that you need to give your body adequate sleep. It is while your body is sleeping that your muscles can repair and rebuild themselves so you will be ready for the next day and/or the next workout. One downfall worth mentioning is that if you donâ€™t
allow yourself to have enough sleep, you will be more apt to sustain an injury during your workout. Maintaining proper sleeping habit will lead you to feel charged up and ready to go in the mornings. Your energy level will be high and you will feel revitalized. A bad habit can be replaced by a good habit, and fitness regimens are no different. Considering
how much better you will feel by improving your health, keep trying until you succeed. You need to consider the past is in the past and no longer dwell on it in a negative light. There are plenty of fitness options out there that you may find you really like. Look up local Zumba classes, take a few laps around the pool, or walk the dog around the block; find whatever works for you.
One reason people have a hard time remaining motivated is because they expect results too quickly. Remember: it took more than a day to pick up unhealthy habits and it will take more than a day to resolve them. Hard work and dedication are key to acheiving your goals and you wonâ€™t believe how amazing youâ€™ll feel when you acheive them.
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