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Jillian Armstrong

Jillian Armstrong
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How Our Homeschool Journey Took Me By Surprise

How Our Homeschool Journey Took Me By Surprise A few weeks ago, I registered for a homeschool conference, and no one is more surprised than I am that this sounds like a thrilling way to...

Three Gift Box Subscriptions I’ve Loved: Perfect for Mother’s Day

Three Gift Box Subscriptions I've Loved: Perfect for Mother's Day One of the happiest little delights in life is getting mail. I have a friend who always remembers to send birthday cards and it’s one...

Yep, I Still Don’t Want to Bring My Kids to Jazz Fest

Yep, I Still Don't Want to Bring My Kids to Jazz Fest Last year, my husband and I went to Jazz Fest for the first time and had an absolute blast. We went on the...

NOLA Springtime Dining :: My Favorite Outdoor Spots

NOLA Springtime Dining :: My Favorite Outdoor Spots March is one of my favorite times of the year in New Orleans when flowers are beginning to bloom and it feels like spring outside. We start...

I’m Doing a Great Job and I’m Proud of Myself

This morning as my daughter finished her handwriting assignment, she said, “I’m so proud of myself!” I loved that she said this. She had worked really hard and persevered through some challenges while working...

A Refreshing Addition for Your Mardi Gras Drink Lineup: Crescent 9 THC Seltzer

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Crescent Canna. Author note :: As with any other product that could impact how you feel, make sure to try this out at home before enjoying on...

Mocktails and More: Limiting Alcohol in a Drinking Centric City

Mocktails and More: Limiting Alcohol in a Drinking Centric City Let me preface this article by saying that I’ve never been a heavy drinker. I’ve always enjoyed a celebratory drink, we have a fully stocked...

Six Books My Husband and I Enjoyed Reading Together

Disclosure :: this post contains affiliate links Six Books My Husband and I Enjoyed Reading Together As a lifelong reader, it’s one of my greatest joys to chat about the books I’m reading with friends. So...

Holiday Meal Hack: How to Lighten the Load for Family Gatherings

Imagine this holiday scene with me: stacks of dirty dishes, random items strewn about, and you're hunched over the stove stirring some kind of soup while the rest of the family lounges on the...

Poetry Tea Time :: Our Favorite Weekly Ritual

Poetry Tea Time :: Our Favorite Weekly Ritual One of my favorite weekly rituals is poetry tea time. I started this lovely tradition with my daughters a few years ago when I was homeschooling my...

How I Make The Most Out of the Library for My Kids (and Myself!)

I’m a longtime library lover. I have the best memories of spending long summer afternoons at the library with my mom and siblings, browsing books and picking our favorites to bring home. I still...
Beyond Surviving: The Journey Continues After Breast Cancer Treatment

Beyond Surviving: The Journey Continues After Breast Cancer Treatment

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Ochsner but it is written by a local mom who bravely chooses to share her journey.  Beyond Surviving: The Journey Continues After Breast Cancer Treatment Something I want people to...

Homemade Sourdough Tips for Beginners and Non-Bakers, Like Me

Homemade Sourdough Tips for Beginners and Non-Bakers, Like Me In the slower times of 2020, when we were all stuck at home and wondering what to do with our time, sourdough baking became quite the...

The Magic of Michigan in the Summer

The Magic of Michigan in the Summer Growing up we visited Michigan every summer for a couple weeks because that's where my mom's family lives. We'd fly into Detroit then drive to the "thumb" of...