All posts by Jan Windhorst

Enterprising Woman Liza Ledet, DVM – August 2019

Enterprising Woman Liza Ledet, DVM – August 2019

“Operating at the Next Level” “He’s been with me through everything. I adopted him during my first semester of vet school. We made it through four years at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, several moves, the beginning and end of relationships,...
July 2019 Enterprising Woman: Ashlie Piediscalzo

July 2019 Enterprising Woman: Ashlie Piediscalzo

Her eyes light up as she watches her youngest son Jonah make his way through the welcoming boutique. He’s not yet two, so he totters and wobbles, sometimes making no forward progress at all. But she laughs and reaches out,...
MENtionable – Reid Falconer

MENtionable – Reid Falconer

A Legacy of Service and Commitment “I have a relationship with that building in Baton Rouge,” says Reid Falconer of the State Capitol. “I grew up close by and thought it was so impressive, it inspired me to become an...
Matthew Montero: The Art of the Icon

Matthew Montero: The Art of the Icon

They are defining figures in culture, art, music, design and sports. They are inspiring, mysterious, tragic and driven, often eccentric and sometimes tortured. They are icons. And one rising artist is embracing their stories, delving into their psyches and bringing...
June 2019 Enterprising Man: Larry Breazeale

June 2019 Enterprising Man: Larry Breazeale

Making Men Through Mentorship Today, Larry Breazeale has a prospering business, a happy family and a vision for the future, but that wasn’t always the case. As a boy growing up in Abita Springs, his life experience taught him that...
A Mancave To Crave

A Mancave To Crave

Every man deserves a space that they can call their own.  Whether he prefers to play arm-chair quarterback in solitude or have the gang over to shoot pool and share a brew, there are certain features his den needs to...
Festivities for the Aficionado

Festivities for the Aficionado

If the men in your life are looking for a unique experience this year, there’s a hot, new trend to consider. Possibly inspired by the likes of Downton Abbey or maybe an answer to ‘Girls’ Night Out,’ gents are gathering...
May 2019 Enterprising Woman Taylor Alfonso

May 2019 Enterprising Woman Taylor Alfonso

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree. Now, Taylor Alfonso sits in the chic surroundings of her Stella and Grace Boutique recounting her journey so far. She points through the Robert Street display window, “I grew up right there...
Hats Off 2019!

Hats Off 2019!

A parade of empowered women smartly outfitted from head to toe, inspiring speakers with moving stories, and a bounty of bid-worthy auction items benefitting a supportive sisterhood all united at Sophisticated Woman’s Hats Off Luncheon, held on April 5 at...
The Origins and Symbolic Meaning of Easter Egg Hunts

The Origins and Symbolic Meaning of Easter Egg Hunts

FROLICKING THROUGH THE grass for brightly decorated eggs has always been one of the most memorable Easter traditions, but what is the history behind the Easter egg hunt? Like many of the holiday’s best-known customs, the egg hunt dates back...
A Young Chef with a Bright Future

A Young Chef with a Bright Future

Oysters Rockin’ Ella WHAT DO THE Food Network, Emeril Lagasse, John Folse and Mandeville have in common? Ella Petitto. The high school sophomore has been busy since her 2016 win on national competitive cooking show Chopped Jr. and shared some...