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Disclosure :: our Holiday Recipe series is sponsored by Touro Infirmary and Whole Foods Market. My Slovak Heritage To put it simply (and in the most lovingly way possible), I am an American mutt. Don't get me wrong--I pride myself in...
Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and shared many awesome products to try. However, I've already placed a repeat order for more and would NOT be baring all on the Internet if I...
Every year when Halloween approaches and stores begin rolling our their holiday decorations, I start seeing and hearing a lot of grumbling about how we shouldn't decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving. And every year, like a good girl, I wait until after Thanksgiving...
Give the Gift of Well-Being with Massage Envy Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Massage Envy Specialized Gift-Giving Say something special this holiday season when you give Massage Envy gift cards to those you care about. They will love not only the...
There seems to be a lot of different approaches to giving gifts for Christmas. There's the four gift rule: something to wear, something to read, something they want, something they need. There's the free-for-all. There's the "Santa gifts" and...
Disclosure ::  This post is sponsored by The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Spend Memorable Family Time at the Iconic New Orleans Holiday Destination, The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel! The holidays will be in full swing before you...
It's that time of year where parties are in full swing on everyone's calendar. Whether you are hosting or attending, you'll need a few go to recipes for foolproof dishes to contribute to the festivities. Here are my 10...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored our friends at Winn Dixie. Holiday Gift Giving Made Easy at Winn-Dixie: 5 Easy Stocking Stuffers and Last Minute Gift Ideas It’s the eleventh hour And you are headed to your bunko gift exchange, your office...
When I was young, every one I knew believed in Santa. It wasn't until I became a parent did I learn that many of my peers had strong feelings of not doing it with their own children. My husband...
Jolabokaflod Last year, I read about Jolabokaflod, or the Yule Book Flood; a tradition that takes place in Iceland. I was so excited to start this tradition in my own family, especially after watching Frozen's Holiday Special ten-thousand times and feeling...
“Good afternoon Mrs. Archangel, we are wondering if you and your wife would be willing to care for a 4 month old African American male.” On an unpredictable November afternoon is when we received a call that would inevitably...
The Five Golden Rules to Surviving the Holidays with Your In-laws As the frenzy of Thanksgiving draws to an end, I would like to share a story about my relationship with my in-laws. I'm not from here. And apparently, it's...
My sweet girl, I remember your first Christmas so well. We were brand new parents, and you were just a few months old. We were so excited and you were just content being snuggled. We got you a few things...
Who needs a fabulous, fail-proof and easy holiday treat recipe? We have just the thing for you! We know that the days leading up to Christmas can feel beyond chaotic. There are school plays, classroom parties, work obligations and so...