Kathy Magri

Kathy is a Metairie native who lives in River Ridge with her husband, Mike and her children, Finn and Nina. She enjoys all things New Orleans, the people, the culture, the music and shares them with her children. Although her children are her world, her world does not revolve around them. She enjoys eating at the newest restaurants and catching up with friends over drinks and tapas. An avid traveler, you can find her in her parents' homeland, Belize, exploring the mainland or relaxing on the island of San Pedro. She is the founder of Chic Gifts specializing in elevated decor for any occasion.

A Belizean Point of View from an Almost Local

We get tons of questions from New Orleans moms about the best places to travel with kids. Over the years our team of writers has done everything from road trip to Arkansas, to renting a...

Should I Bring My Child to Jazz Fest?

Should I bring my child to Jazz Fest? Is there anything for them “to do?” Why would people bring their children to Jazz Fest? You know how you feel after long days of walking, watching...

Our Team is a Strong One

They say that Teamwork makes the Dream Work. You know what? It’s true. To know us as a family is to know that we are anything but conventional; a story that we have written since...

On Being a Band Mom During Mardi Gras

I’ve danced with my friends in a dance troupe, thrown goodies from a float in a night time parade and have been a spectator at many a parade but marching as a band parent...

Representation Matters :: Seeing Ourselves in Disney’s Encanto

Disclosure :: This post is not sponsored but if you (like us) are now on the hunt for Encanto figurines, stuffed animals and accessories - our partners at ShopDisney can help. Check it out...

Navigating Covid During the Holidays

One would think that the world would have a flow chart or a play book in navigating everything Covid by now. Most are pretty versed in how to mask up, social distance, and sanitize,...