Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Merry Christmas and Thank You One and All!

What a GREAT year! Thankfully, 2008 was a wonderful year and we owe it all to you, our Lusiana Traditions customers. We are humbled and blessed to have such good friends and customers! We thank you all for shopping with us and allowing us to share in the excitement of your Christmas joys and secrets! We hope we have helped you to make someone on your list very happy!

Lusiana Traditions will be open Christmas Eve December 24th, so if you have any last minute Christmas needs we will still be able to help you!

We will be closed Fri. and Sat. December 26th and 27th so that we can have a little Christmas with our families too!

Once again, thank you for the best year ever and we pray that 2009 is a blessed year for you.

Our Christmas Blessings to you and your families from The Lusiana Traditions Family:
Miranda Parnell
LeeAnne McDonald
Chelsea McKinney
Denise Moore
Dianne Rouse
Parnell’s & Choudrant Inspection:
Morton & Eddie Parnell

Monday, December 15, 2008

Step Into Christmas!

Welcome to my Christmas song
I'd like to thank you for the year
So I'm sending you this Christmas card
To say it's nice to have you here
I'd like to sing about all the things
Your eyes and mind can see
So hop aboard the turntable
Oh step into Christmas with me

Step into Christmas
Let's join together
We can watch the snow fall forever and ever
Eat, drink and be merry
Come along with me
Step into Christmas
The admission's free

Take care in all you do next year
And keep smiling through the days
If we can help to entertain you
Oh we will find the ways
So Merry Christmas one and all
There's no place I'd rather be
Than asking you if you'd oblige
Stepping into Christmas with me
(Elton John)

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

It's almost time to hang up those stockings! We can help you wrap up your Christmas shopping in the next few days! Just a reminder: If you see something on this page or hear about it from a friend, just call and we will be glad to take your order over the phone, charge it, and wrap it up ready for you to pick up!

Engraved and monogrammed gifts are a very nice personal gift that will be treasured for a lifetime! Be aware of deadlines for monogrammed orders: Last day to order jewelry for hopeful Christmas Eve delivery is Tues. December 16th. Engraving is included in price of the jewelry! I will send the last of the Christmas orders that night. We can do a gift card for the ordered jewelry if you like!

Deadline for ordering monogrammed insulated lunch bags, fold up totes, aprons, guest towels, dish towels, baby burps, bibs, and onesies is 12:00 noon Thurs. December 18th. One color monogramming: single initial, three initial monogram, or name is just $5!

Stocking stuffers for the kids: cupcake bath fizzies; froggie, duck, butterfly shaped bath gels, horse, butterfly, and cheer notepads and pens; crown & cellphone lip gloss; mitten manicure sets; and lipstick pens! Little Happies for more adult kids: initial notepads, initial candles, inspirational notepads and note cards, mini graffiti crosses, pocket tokens, and key chains.

Need a little something for the party table at the Christmas celebration? We can fill your platter with delicious lemon shortbread straws or seasoned pecans: Cajun, praline, or bourbon praline pecans! YUMM! Or just pour Annie Mae's Salsa in a festive dip bowl and serve with chips! YUMMY! With just a little sour cream and mayonnaise, mix up our zesty Plantation Mex dip mix to serve with pretzel sticks or pita chips!

Don't forget the party napkins! We have whimsical snowmen and stockings, more sophisticated gold toile, holly, and Oh! Christmas Tree napkins available. Good gift hint:iron napkin holder (just $15.98!) and buffet napkins ($6.98)! Also a Fleur de Lis topped paper towel holder is in and trivet to match it coming soon!

Select your little cherub's special Christmas outfit for next year at a reduced price: 40% off this week! See the designs pictured on this page! They are soooo cute in person!

Some large Creme Brule candles and medium Blueberry Muffin candles are still available: Lovely embelished Lux candles in fragrances of: Noel, Oh! Tannenbaum, Tickled Pink, and Gentleman's Quarters. Currant Thyme (in three sizes), Creme Brulee, and Tuscany fragranced votives adorned with initials are only $8. Sets of three votives: Creme Brule, Burgandy, and Currant Thyme tied with burgandy ribbon make a very nice gift as a set or individually!

Christmas shipments are still arriving! This week we expect the Blessing platter and bread plate, speckled blessing cross, Santa and Snowman fusion glass platters, cast iron napkin holder & trivet. More wonderful fragrances coming in: spicy Christmas soap, lotions, and diffusers. Unique notecards-in-a-book make a nice gift for birdlovers, floral devotees, and musicians.

We're ready to help you with lots of gift suggestions! See you soon!
We'll keep the gate open!

Merry Christmas & Happy Holly Days!
Miranda Parnell
Lusiana Traditions
Hwy.80 @ the caution light
Downtown Choudrant, LA


Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Brr! Baby It's cold Outside!

Christmas Greetings friends!
It's just what I've been waiting for! A little Christmas weather for Christmas Spirit filled shopping! Just arrived: jewelry bags with a crazy Curlz monogram-for travel or dresser, silver Fleur de Lis pendants and earrings, notepads-inspirational, zebra print with initials, and LSU, and cool graffiti crosses. And...Yeah! The initial bejeweled notepads have arrived! Run by and pick up a few for stocking stuffers, teacher gifts, or a special "Little Happy"!

There is still enough time to order a monogrammed guest and dish towels, insulated lunch and tote bags, or even a special apron! We are watching the clock to order engraved silver, shell, and copper jewelry, and monogrammed soaps! If you are pressed for time and you know what you want, we can take your order over the phone! Remember our great shell monogrammed pendants large ($19 + tax) and small ($15 + tax) in lots of shapes: Diamond, oval, round, rectangular, and heart! You can order a monogram or single initial. We have many initials in stock, but in case your initial is missing we can order that too! I'll order on Thurs. Dec. 11 and Sat. Dec. 13 for shipments to arrive in time for Christmas! They have all been beautiful when they arrive and suit ladies of all ages!

See you soon!
We'll keep the gate open for you!
I'm usually working later in Dec.! Just call to be sure!
Miranda Parnell
Lusiana Traditions

Hwy 80 @ the Caution Light

phone: 318-768-2460

Friday, December 5, 2008

Checking Your List Twice?

Be sure you have checked your list for the girls and monogrammed jewelry! Deadline for ordering for Christmas Eve delivery is December 11, 2008. We are hopping with sales of the beautiful shell pendants large and small. Stop by or call in your order soon!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Christmas Chill

Brrrrrr! Great Christmas shopping weather! This cold weather has blown in lots of goodies and gifts to fill Santa's sleigh! Just in: Servant's Heart 2009 calendar, colorful word (Believe, Peace, Happiness, Blessed) cross note cards, notepads, ornaments and wall crosses, The Clinging Cross, and of course more cute ornaments! Arriving soon: sophisticated photo albums covered in luxurious silks, the Blessing platter and bread tray, the blessing cross and initial monogrammed jewelry bag. Drop in for a little Christmas!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Christmas Open House '08

Merry Christmas Y'all!
We have gifts for every wish on your list:from babies to great-grand parents! The ladies will surely appreciate our fragrances: soaps, diffusers, or candles! Holiday sparkles to spice-up your Christmas outfit and ornaments galore!

We have great gift ideas for men too! Sharp-right-out-of-the-box Buck Knives, especially the Church Knife, YUMMY pecans: praline, bourbon praline, and Cajun, Cheese and Lemon Straws, spicy dip mixes, and the best melt-in-your-mouth pralines!

Great Hostess gifts: dip bowls and spreaders to go with our dip mixes, spreaders paired with elegant or whimsical cocktail napkins, and holiday guest towels and dishtowels to monogram or not.

Tons of new Christmas gifts are arriving every day! We expect new shipments of stocking stuffers like: LSU, Initial, and scripture notepads. Arriving any day: Bright wooden crosses large and small; toddler Christmas outfits, more ornaments, Holiday mugs and cocoa! Do drop by to see the new goodies! Remember we need to order monogrammed items jewelry and dishtowels early!

See you soon!
We'll keep the gate open!
Lusiana Traditions
Downtown Choudrant, LA

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Holiday Open House!

Dear Santa...
Just in case you wanted to know...
Here are a few of my favorite things.
Call your elves at Lusiana Traditions!
They will wrap your gifts and have them ready for you to pick up!

Lusiana Traditions

Holiday Open House!
Join the festivities on
Saturday November 8, 2008
Hwy 80@ the Caution Light
Downtown Choudrant, LA


Looking forward to seeing you and meeting new friends!

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Happy Fall Y'all!

Drop in to see our new fall items. We have fall garlands, wreaths, pumpkin and acorn platters, and pewter spreaders enhanced with fall leaves and acorns to use with our fabulous dip mixes. These Lusiana dip mixes are great for tailgating or home parties before college and high school football games! Tall Pumpkins, short pumpkins, every kind of pumpkin imaginable for your table and outdoor pumpkins are just what we need for a little touch of fall during this hurricane season! The warm autumn colors are so invigorating on nippy fall days but especially during Indian Summer Days! Sometimes we just have to visualize Fall in Louisiana!

Patriotic colors are also LTU colors! Show out with amazing Red, White, & Blue of our flag and LTU! Fusion glass platter, napkins, and plates are available for every celebration!

Smocked outfits for the kids are ready for cute fall outings and even Halloween! You will find some of the most adorable matching outfits for your kid and grandchildren: frogs, farm animals, doggies, or monkeys. We welcome 'Fraidy Cats who love to dress in cute smocked outfits for the little girls!

Sunday, August 31, 2008

It's a Match! Sibling Sets!

Silly Monkeys! Monkey see, Monkey do! Sibling models dance away in these adorable pink and brown gingham check monkey smocked coordinating outfits. Lusiana Traditions will soon have matching smocked farm animal outfits, coordinating frog outfits, and smocked Christmas sets for infants and toddlers! Hurry, selections will be limited; we're just getting started with our kids collections!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The Smell of New Blue Jeans!

School starts this week and I love the small of new blue jeans! A bit nostalgic I suppose. Drop in for back to school Happies for your best teacher friends, your college student heading back to the dorm, or kids from pre-school to seniors! We have cute strawberry and cherry pencil sets in cute little cases, funky furry pens to make writing lots of fun, Fleur de Lis note cards and notepads and note cards in cute designs to use with the special order personalized stamps. Perfect jewelry to jazz up an older or new start up outfit-it's not too late to special order monogrammed shell jewelry! Delicious fragranced bath soaps, lotion and soap sets in a cute little caddy to freshen up the dorm or apartment kitchen and bath! Can't wait to see you at Lusiana Traditions! Hwy 80 @ the caution light in Downtown Choudrant! 318-768-2460 or lusianatraditions@yahoo.com!

Monday, August 4, 2008

Summer Sale!

We just think it's hot! My husband and I found a lovely old photo from the 1950's of his grandmother, sister, and himself. On the back, his grandmother had written: " August 1951, 8 A.M. 102 degrees"! We can't do anything about the high temps but drink lots of lemonade and stay inside! To soothe our tempers at least, we are presenting our Summer Sale! Lots of fabulous early Christmas shopping ideas! Everything is 50% off! Stop by for summer treasures to replenish your Christmas and "Little Happy" gift giving stash! We'll keep the gate open! See you soon at Lusiana Traditions: @ the Caution Light Downtown Choudrant, LA! 318-768-2460