Angelina Vicknair

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The Best Snowball Flavors In and Around New Orleans

Whether you have lived in New Orleans your entire life or are moving to New Orleans in the future, it is inevitable that you'll spend many summer days enjoying the delectable treat known as...

On the Road Again: Road Trip Hacks for Littles

Summer is just around the corner and that means family vacay time for many of us. I've never been a fan of road trips personally, but they can't always be avoided (trust me, I...

Where NOLA Babies Come From

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Where NOLA Babies Come From Generations of New Orleanians all know the phrase, “Touro…where babies come from”. In my case, this couldn’t be truer. Both of my...
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Even If The Kids Won’t Behave, Your Hair Will {Thank You, T3!}

Disclosure :: The post is sponsored by T3. But all opinions expressed below are my own. T3 :: The Secret to Hair That Behaves Every Day {Unlike The Kids} As moms, we very often put ourselves...

Confessions of a Snowball Addict

My name is Angelina, and I am a snowball addict. The first step is admitting you have a problem, right? (Not that I am the least bit interested in curing this addiction.) I even...

New Year. New Resort. New Orleans.

Disclosure :: we were recently invited to visit the new Holiday Inn Club Vacations Resort in the CBD for a private tour of the city's newest resort. We were wowed by the property, amenities...

Five Reasons the Cox Smart Home is Cooler Than Mine

Disclosure :: Our team had the chance to visit the Cox Smart Home at The Standard at South Market this week. We very much enjoyed touring this technologically advanced home with so many features...
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Boys Need a Positive Body Image Too

My seven year old had always been thin. He was two and a half weeks early coming into this world, weighing less than six pounds. He was never a big eater and decided at...

Summer in a Glass: Wines You’ll Want to Sip on all Season

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Chateau Ste. Michelle. Summer in a Glass: Wines You'll Want to Sip on all Season I love to pick wines for a time of year, a meal, a special occasion....

You Don’t Have to Be Perfect :: Encouragement from NOLA’s Own Sheba Turk

If you've tuned into WWL in recent years, you've seen Sheba Turk, vibrant and smiling bright and early when most of us are barely on our first cup of coffee. As a frequent guest...

Blame it on the Witching Hour

I don’t know why they call it the witching hour, honestly, because it really isn't just one hour. It’s HOURS. In my household, it starts not long after my oldest gets home from school. All...

Warmth in Wine, Comfort in Cooking

Rooted in memory My earliest memory of cooking was with my dad, learning to make a roux. I remember telling him I thought my arm was going to fall off from repeatedly stirring this oil and...

Festive AND Fashionable for Carnival Season

Mardi Gras attire has come a long way since I was a kid, y'all. I distinctly remember my Granny's multi colored 'tinsel' style wig that she wore with her purple, green and gold shirt....

What if I Wasn’t Done? {We Agreed to Close the Baby Factory}

I love my three year old's toes. I think his little feet are so adorable, and I generally find feet pretty gross. I promise, I have a point. As I snuggled next to him...