My Favorite Things: Lori DeBenedetto-Webb

Owner, Lulu & Bean

Guilty pleasure: Thai bubble tea with chia seeds and extra boba

Place for lunch: Zeeland Street for downhome cookin’

Way to spend a Saturday morning: Riding in my daughter’s convertible Volkswagen Beetle to CC’s for lattes while listening to her playlist on our way to work

TV shows: Korean dramas (Warning: They are addictive.)

Class in high school: P.E. (Best in P.E. Award, RHS, 1993 … true story, haha!)

Ways to get myself moving in the mornings: Puppy kisses and coffee!

Childhood memory: Making an unassisted triple play in t-ball

Book: A Euro-American on a Korean Tour at a Thai Restaurant in China

Concert I ever attended: Garth Brooks, 1993, the PMAC

Ways to unwind: Deep breathing, classical music, cocktails

Baton Rouge experience or attraction: Wearin’ of the Green parade. My shop is on the parade route, and we host a big St. Paddy’s Day party. (Fun fact: I’m asleep for the night by 2 p.m.)

Out-of-town destination: South Korea. We visit every few years to spend time in our children’s birth country.

Place for a manicure/pedicure: Zaza, my sweet next-door neighbors

Place to have a shopping spree: The Backpacker to shop for my boys

Most treasured possessions: Family photos and my grandmother’s marble-top table

Idea of perfect happiness: Road trip with my husband, kids and dogs with no itinerary and nothing but time (and unlimited Diet Cokes and Cheez-Its)

Way to spend $20: My youngest son and I bring doughnuts for our co-volunteers with Second Chance Dog Rescue to our adoption events at PetSmart on Sundays.

Hidden talent: Super-recognizer. I’ll likely remember you even if we’ve just met once and only briefly.

Talent I wish I had: Rubik’s Cube solver (one of my oldest son’s talents)