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My Favorite Things: Amanda Floyd

Owner and manager, Royal Treatment: Pet Manor & Grooming Spa

Guilty pleasure: Watching and attending IndyCar and NASCAR races—don’t knock it until you experience it in person.

Place for lunch: Mansurs on the Boulevard—always a treat when I’m able to get away for lunch

TV show: I am still a sucker for Grey’s Anatomy.

Baton Rouge experience or attraction: The LSU Rural Life Museum

Way to spend $20: Sharing tacos with my close friends

Class in high school: Biology

Item in my wardrobe: My Tacori necklace

Song on my playlist: So many! Right now: “Don’t Wait for Daylight” by Needtobreathe

Way to unwind: Sitting in prayer while outside by the pool with a glass of bourbon

Childhood memory: Dressing up and dancing at the Audubon Pilgrimage in my hometown of St. Francisville

Book: Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer

Concert I ever attended: Shinedown

Perfume: Marchesa Parfum d’Extase

Item in my makeup bag: Currently, my TLM Foundation Color Changing Concealer

Place to have a shopping spree: Aqua Hut—saltwater tanks are addicting

Excuse to indulge: Kentucky Derby party celebrated at my family home every year

Out-of-town destination: Deerfield Beach in Boca Raton, Florida

Most treasured possession: So many family heirlooms, but I must say my dogs and cats. They are my children.

Talent I wish I had: I would love to be able to play piano.

My motto for life: “Let us not be satisfied with a mediocre life.” —Pope Francis