Cheré Coen

Cheré spent years working as a features editor and writer for newspapers and magazines across the country, including Variety magazine in Hollywood, before turning to writing freelance about food, travel and other lifestyle subjects. Her favorite niche is the South and its people, which is why she also pens the quirky blog, Weird, Wacky and Wild South (WeirdSouth.com). When not scouring the region for stories, she pens novels under the pen name of Cherie Claire, plus non-fiction titles under her own name, including Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana; Exploring Cajun Country and Forest Hill, Louisiana: A Bloom Town History.

Coastal Romance

The earth’s bringing forth of flowers, the warmth of the sun on our faces...

Best of Cracklins

The Cajun boucherie dates back centuries, a communal hog butchering where careful attempts were...

Voyages: Natural State

The art world was turned on its head when Crystal Bridges Museum of American...

One-Tank Getaways

New Orleans may be “America’s Most Interesting City,” so it’s easy to become complacent...

Détails: Honeymoon / Northern Exposure

In Alaska, honeymoon options are as diverse as the state. For a relaxing, quiet...

Texas-Sized Honeymoons

  Planning and executing a wedding and reception is a monumental undertaking, no matter the...

Voyages: Grape Expectations

Susan Johnson hails from a long line of Texas pioneers, so when she retired...

Farther Flung: Cruisin’ 30A

It sounds so easy: Hop over to the Florida Panhandle and enjoy fabulous sun,...

Lettres d'amour: Red Brick Road

In one of my earliest memories, I’m toddling around the concrete edges of the...

Light Bright

Floaty frocks in powerful shades for sunny days

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