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A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, Philanthropic Women's Society
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2014 brings new opportunities for Louisiana DBE. We are grateful to our readers for their

loyalty during the previous year, with over 17,000 pages read each month.  You may sign

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Reservations are going fast!.... for the Longue Vue Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea on Sunday April 6th from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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Call 504-367-4116 to ensure your place now in case of a sellout.  We hope many of you will costume in the Downton Abbey way - gives you a lot of scope, from Victorian times to the Roaring Twenties.  Read about some ideas here.  Or wear a big hat!  See you at Longue Vue!



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2014 Longue Vue Downton Abbey Tea

Make your reservations now for the Longue Vue Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea.

Halloween Horseplay

Halloween Horseplay with member Heather.

Pearly Royalty

All about the Pearly Kings and Queens.

Broccili and Peanut Salad

Delicious Broccili and Peanut Salad  - not specifically British - but the recipe is in demand, and is very tasty.


Our new section all about Christmas is finished.  Read about the history and traditions of a British Christmas. Happy Christmas, everyone!

2013 Pub Night at the Irish House

See photos of the entertaining time we all had raising money for Mountbatten House at the 2013 Pub Night at the Irish House.

Empire and Commonwealth Quiz

Play the Empire and Commonwealth Quiz from this year's Pub Night.

2013 Pub Night Auctions

See photos and the list of the over 50 items we have in the 2013 Pub Night Auctions.

British Words to Treasure

Quotations written by Brits to inspire and entertain you.

          "If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."

          J R R Tolkein (1892-1973)

Trivia Trifles


Until the first Divorce Court was established in 1857 it was common practice for men to trade their unwanted spouses like any other possession.

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From the UK Media



COBBLERS, the micro-pub in Newent, that was recently joined by a second pub bearing the same name in Coleford, celebrated its first birthday last week....

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