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Jillian Armstrong

Jillian Armstrong
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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...

Threads: What’s up with the New(est) Social Media App and Why I’m a Tad...

Threads: What's up with the New(est) Social Media App and Why I'm a Tad Skeptical As much as I wish Threads was a new virtual shopping assistant that analyzed my size and style for free...

Le Chat Noir :: Your Next Must Try Special Occasion Spot

Le Chat Noir :: Your Next Must Try Special Occasion Spot When choosing your next special occasion spot, you absolutely must try Le Chat Noir. Opened last year by the beloved chef of Bearcat, the...

The Actual Best Mac and Cheese (Everyone Asks for the Recipe)

The Actual Best Mac and Cheese (Everyone Asks for the Recipe) For as long as I can remember, my Nana has been making baked macaroni and cheese. We've enjoyed her recipe for countless family gatherings...

A First Timer’s Review of Jazz Fest (And Why I Don’t Want to Bring...

A First Timer's Review of Jazz Fest (And Why I Don't Want to Bring My Kids) Even though we lived in Baton Rouge for ten years before moving to New Orleans last summer, somehow, my...