Minding the Gap

Lola Magazine Louisiana Ladies, Payton Denney

As a young adult, I never imagined the picture of raising children to involve me lying face down in the yard with turf in my teeth. And yet, here I am. I blame middle school as it is, most assuredly, a contact sport. This fall, …

The Bayou Woman

Lola Magazine Lola Shreveport, Louisiana Ladies

Captain Wendy Wilson Billiot, better known as “The Bayou Woman,” takes the term Louisiana Lady to a new level. Captain Wendy is a US Coast Guard licensed captain and this Louisiana Lady has truly done it all. The list of her accomplishments include: freelance writer, …

Empowered Women Empower Women

Lola Magazine Felecia Williams, Louisiana Ladies

We’re almost halfway through the year, where are you? Today, women in congress are making their voices heard in record numbers. We have more than 75 million women in the U.S. workforce. We are more educated than ever before, have increased our salary cap more …

Mama Down

Lola Magazine Louisiana Ladies, Payton Denney

“All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.”  I remember lines to books and movies like I should be memorizing scripture. I don’t know why, but simple phrases heard or read once are forever etched on my brain — rattling around from day …

Lola Update: Chef Hardette Harris

Lola Magazine Bevin Hicks, Louisiana Ladies

Lola Magazine has had the honor of bringing you the stories of countless inspirational women and families over the past six years. Here are just a few updates on some of our most heartfelt stories and inspiring women. It has been a challenging couple of …

Fanny Packs of Faith

Lola Magazine Louisiana Ladies, Payton Denney

My mother-in-law wears a fanny pack. Since meeting my husband in 1995, I can’t recall a time when she hasn’t adorned one. I remember wondering as a teenager what she carried in it. Unlike my mother’s large and fashionable handbags, the practical fanny pack only …

Date Night

Lola Magazine Louisiana Ladies, Payton Denney

My husband and I are dating each other again.  COVID tried to kill our fun, but we aren’t having it.  I’ve known Pat for 26 years, but over time he has affectionately become known to me as “Clark,” as life with him is a wildly-wacky, …

Working Women’s Art of War

Lola Magazine Felecia Williams, Louisiana Ladies

Written by Felecia Williams | owner of My Spa My Way It’s time to arm ourselves with people and tools for our next transformation. You can’t set out on a new journey with the same old dead weight, doubt and disappointment. Stop using failure as an …