Mama’s Toy Box – Toy Drive

Mama’s Toy Box – Toy Drive

Holiday season is always a time of giving and that holds true here, at Slap Ya Mama.  Over the past couple of years we have held a toy drive at our annual Slap Ya Mama Christmas Party.  Each person attending our party was required to bring a new toy with them for the toy drive. … Read More »

Cajun Mardi Gras Celebrations

Cajun Mardi Gras Celebrations

It’s time for an old fashioned Louisiana Mardi Gras! Fiddles and accordions are blasting, and chickens are being tossed so high you’d almost think they were flying. Costumed revelers who look like they came straight out of medieval history sporting fringed and wire mesh feudal outfits on horseback, chasing chickens and begging for ingredients for… Read More »

NFL Cancels Slap Ya Mama Red Zone Promotion

NFL Cancels Slap Ya Mama Red Zone Promotion

  Representatives of the popular Cajun food products company, Slap Ya Mama, have been informed by Cox Sports Television (CST) that the NFL will no longer allow the Slap Ya Mama Red Zone in the Saints’ final preseason game because of concerns about the Slap Ya Mama name. On Tuesday, August 19th, Marc Leunissen, Director… Read More »

The Smoked Meat Capital of the World

Our hometown, Ville Platte, Louisiana, is known for many things and embodies a Cajun culture unlike any other town in Louisiana.  People from all over the world come to Ville Platte to experience our culture, our music and of course our world renowned food.  But there is one thing that we are extremely proud of… Read More »

9-11 Remembrance

As today reminds us of much heartache and pain, let us not forget all of those we have lost.  Let us not forget all of those brave service men and women who risked their lives to protect and save their fellow Americans, those strangers who looked into the face of death and took it upon… Read More »

Our Home…Ville Platte, Louisiana

How Ville Platte got its somewhat unique name remains obscure in the minds of would-be historians seeking the solution thereof. Notations on the original plats of survey for the area that is now Ville Platte stated that surveyors had to use pirogues and flat boats to properly do their work. Consequently, those surveyors referred to… Read More »

Slap Ya Who

  The self-proclaimed smoked meats capital of the world, Ville Platte is also world famous for its modern-day jousting tournament, the incomparable Floyd’s Record Shop, and the magnificent Chicot State Park. It’s a magical place, no doubt—even by Louisiana’s high standards. It was here, back in 1956, that Wilda Marie Fontenot Walker gave birth to… Read More »