Lindsay is a native New Orleanian, displaced only by her years at Mississippi State, where she earned a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries and a minor in English. She came home shortly after Katrina, to work as a zookeeper and be a part of the rebuilding of her beloved city. She dragged her husband Drake, a Tennessee native, along with her. Their son Bennett joined the family in 2010, and in 2014 they welcomed identical twin girls, Genevieve and Kellen Clair. She now works full time as an Environmental Scientist and part-time as NOM’s resident Jill of All Trades. Powered by espresso, cake, and craft beer, her happy place is on a beach or in the woods. Need to identify a plant, tree, or animal? Lindsay’s a wealth of random knowledge. She loves to cook and sprinkle a little glitter on everything.

The 2019 Guide to Family Holiday Events In and Around New Orleans

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Spinning Classes In and Around New Orleans

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Pilates Classes In and Around New Orleans

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Specialty Gyms In and Around New Orleans

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Prenatal/Mommy and Me Classes In and Around New Orleans

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Traditional Gyms In and Around New Orleans

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Barre Classes In and Around New Orleans

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The Change-Up

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2018 Guide to Holiday Sips & Shops In and Around New Orleans

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