Author Archive: Ascension Living

How to Keep Your House Clean Without Losing Your Mind!

Dishes, laundry, dirty floors, yucky tubs, smelly toilets, overflowing laundry, stuff everywhere.  How do people do it? Really, how can you keep your house clean, work and care for your family all without losing your mind? It’s a question many of us face. Long days of work, whether it be at home taking care of…
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In the Spirit of Valentine’s Day…

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday. For some, Valentine’s Day is a fun celebration with hugs, kisses, chocolates, flowers and other gifts.For others all of the mush, gush and attention is unnecessary. So in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we would like you to share your most memorable Valentine gift with us. (Remember  to keep your…
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Ascension Living Magazine Wants to Know…

How would you answer this question… What does it mean to live in Ascension?   Share your answer with us and you just might get published! Be sure to leave your first name and last initial so we can give you credit for your answer. Feel free to send a picture with your response as…
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A Healthy Twist to Your Favorite Foods

Add a Healthy Twist to Your Favorite Foods Luscious Lemon SquaresQuick Tomato SalsaMexican Stuffed Breakfast Portobello Mushroom Waldorf Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups (Family Features) If you are like most Americans, you might have lapsed a little on your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier. Getting back on track is easy and guilt-free, and can…
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7 Unlikely Foods that Sabotage Fat Loss

The basic idea behind fat loss is simple: eat better, exercise more. However, hidden in this formula are numerous caveats and footnotes. No wonder there are so many books and television specials about the 100 different ways people are supposed to exercise and eat right. According to Becca Hurt, MS, RD, and program manager of…
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And the winner of our Monster Jam Tickets is…..

Congratulations to Danyel Tallion, the winner of our Monster Jam ticket give away.  You have one 6 tickets to the Monster Jam event at the Baton Rouge River Center. Danyel, you have 3 days to claim your prize. We’ve sent you an email so please respond so that you can collect your prize! Thanks to…
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Ascension Trivia

Ascension Trivia: Can you answer… What town in Ascension served as Louisiana’s state capital from 1830 to 1831?

How to Save Money While Feeding Your Family

Feeding your family can get pretty expensive. It can become exceptionally costly when you don’t really manage your spending on your meals.  Here are some statistics and tips on how to help you save money while feeding your family. Set a Budget for Meals. If you are just buying groceries whenever you want and not taking…
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5 Tips for Better Financial Health

As the calendar turns over a new year, it’s a good time to take stock of your finances. Evaluating what missteps you made with your money in the past year, determining how you can correct those errors and setting a realistic budget will put you on your way to better financial health in 2016. A…
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Puberty, Let’s “Talk”

kids, puberty

Puberty, it’s an awkward part of growing up for children and parents. All of these changes begin occurring with the human body, things that sometimes aren’t the most pleasant. Our children feel “freaked out” and some parents are “freaked out” too. They are uncomfortable with having the “talk.” This really should not be the case…
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We’re Just Flipping Over These Furniture Makeovers

I’m always flipping over furniture makeovers…taking something unused, old, worn, discarded and making it new again. My neighbor thinks I’m nuts, but quite honestly, I’m not afraid to say that I am a self-proclaimed “dumpster diver.” I prefer the old tattered and torn side of the road finds over the thrift store finds just because…
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