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"Cajun Gumbo for the Soul"

Whose life and career doesn’t have a bit of a side note? Mine was becoming an AirBnB superhost and writing my first book. 

During a career pivot and life transition, my daughter suggested I open my home as an AirBnB. Honestly, I didn’t even know that was a thing at the time.


The best-selling author, Betsy Richard

I hosted people from all over the globe, visiting Lafayette for all sorts of reasons.

  • Dads with their daughters

  • Retired couples

  • Newlyweds 

  • College students

  • Career travelers

  • Adventurous singles

Those with a plan. 

Those with no plan.

The lessons I learned. 

The prayers I said. 

The solidarity we experienced.

Book cover for "Cajun Gumbo for the Soul"

It made me proud of my heritage and my hometown. And helped me face my transition out of a high power role in direct sales and my new life moment. 

Soon after my AirBnB hosting experience, I became a certified spiritual director. And then a business consultant

We just never know what paths our lives will take.  


*All proceeds from the sale of this book go to Catholic Charities of Acadiana (CCA) and will go to support people without homes.

Excerpt from the book "Cajun Gumbo for the Soul"

In the Media

Interview with the BBB

Interview with Mimi Doucet, CEO of GMFS

Mimi Doucet cover for her podcast Mortgage Motivation
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I look forward to speaking with you.

Betsy Richard Consulting

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