Prepping for the Magic: A Disney World Packing List

It is almost time for the annual migration of New Orleanians to Orlando. Yes, I am talking about the large number of locals who will head to Disney World for the Mardi Gras holiday....

Mardi Gras Royalty :: Continuing the Tradition

Seriously, we live and play in the coolest city ever. Even with Alabama throwing shade this way, our version of Mardi Gras is top notch. Mardi Gras is about bleeding purple, green and gold. It...

From NOLA to Houston, With Love

{How to help Hurricane Harvey Victims} {What It's Like to Be a Hurricane Survivor} From NOLA to Houston, With Love We're just a few days shy of the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and our TVs and social...

Let’s Talk About The Safe Haven Law

Another day of scrolling through Facebook when I should probably be doing something else. It’s another day and the same sad, horrible story comes up in my feed. While it isn’t the exact same...

Dear Reginelli’s :: This Mom Thanks You

We have a neighborhood Reginelli’s that we frequent often. It is casual, easy to get in and out of, and they don’t mind kids. Right after my second child was born, I was irritated...

Mommy Needs An Attitude Adjustment

I need an attitude adjustment. It is a fact. I know I do. I just need to figure out how I get my head in the game. I am stuck between my patience and...

Is a Disney Cruise Worth the Hype?

I believe there is a Disney difference. It’s what makes it the difference between the “Happiest Place on Earth” and any other theme park. We recently sailed on the Disney Wonder out of Port Canaveral...

Giving Myself a Potty Training Pep Talk

My eyes open and there is no time to fight it. Today is the day. It is the preplanned date that I have guarded on the calendar with no activities and no work. It...

Gift Ideas Under $20 You Can Still Amazon Prime

The guy in the big red suit is almost here and kids all across New Orleans are counting down the days. I heard that the elves are starting to pack the sleigh! So now...

Motherhood, But First Coffee

It’s Tuesday morning. Of course, it is before my alarm goes off, but I hear the kids start moving. I jump out of bed in an effort to throw myself together before they make...

How My Parenting Style Has Changed

In 2011, when I was at the ENT with my first born, I received the devastating news. She was going to have to get tubes. I was scared. I was nervous. I was anxious...

My Family’s Top 10 Peanut Allergy Friendly Restaurants

New Orleans is a city of notable cuisine. And of course, we enjoy it any time we want. And perhaps we even take it for granted every now and then. But as a peanut...

Those Who Can, Teach: When Mom Needs Orientation

Those Who Can, Teach: When Mom Needs Orientation To date, I feel like my oldest daughter’s education was under control. She has had amazing teachers and a wonderful school to guide her. I have supported...

Louisiana Pride :: Sending NOLA Love to Baton Rouge

There are many things to be proud of our state, but it is moments like now when our state is in need that our community rallies in ways that impress me every time. Through social media,...


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