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What a glorious time of year! Pumpkin Spice and everything nice abounds and I couldn’t be happier. 

I love a pumpkin spice latté and welcome the colors and cooler temps of the season. 

I also love Halloween because it’s so fun and creative especially for the kids. I admit,  I live vicariously through them and am contemplating my costume. 

Speaking of kids young and old … it’s BooLu’s time at all three restaurants. So much fun!

Sunshine, blue skies, and  winter gumbo are on the horizon. Truly a time to pause, feel joyful, and relish in the Harvest. 

Wishing you all the happiest Fall! 

GumboLove, 

What a glorious time of year! Pumpkin Spice and everything nice abounds and I couldn’t be happier. 

I love a pumpkin spice latté and welcome the colors and cooler temps of the season. 

I also love Halloween because it’s so fun and creative especially for the kids. I admit,  I live vicariously through them and am contemplating my costume. 

Speaking of kids young and old … it’s BooLu’s time at all three restaurants. So much fun!

Sunshine, blue skies, and  winter gumbo are on the horizon. Truly a time to pause, feel joyful, and relish in the Harvest. 

Wishing you all the happiest Fall! 

GumboLove, 

What a glorious time of year! Pumpkin Spice and everything nice abounds and I couldn’t be happier.

I love a pumpkin spice latté and welcome the colors and cooler temps of the season.

I also love Halloween because it’s so fun and creative especially for the kids. I admit,  I live vicariously through them and am contemplating my costume.

Speaking of kids young and old … it’s BooLu’s time at all three restaurants. So much fun!

Sunshine, blue skies, and winter gumbo are on the horizon. Truly a time to pause, feel joyful, and relish in the Harvest.

Wishing you all the happiest Fall!

GumboLove, 

Lucy’s Blog and Recipes

Spreading Gumbo Love

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