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One of my favorite things about the holidays has always been gift wrapping. I realize that many find it time-consuming, stressful, and wasteful, but I’ve always enjoyed grabbing a mug of hot cocoa or a glass of wine, turning...
When I think of memories of Christmases growing up, my mind always seems to settle on the image of nearly every surface in our kitchen covered with cookies, tiny pound cakes, and peanut butter fudge cooling and waiting to...

Seasonal Gratitude

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December begins a month for me of overwhelming gratitude. I have had this same feeling for the last six years. Grateful for my current place in life wherever it may be. Grateful for the journey that has gotten me...
If gift giving was a love language, it would definitely be a top one of mine. I get true joy out of searching for the perfect gift for someone for every occasion. I also have a love for DIY...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital New Orleans. COVID-19 and Kids :: What Parents Need to Know This Holiday Season To date, there have been over 1.1 million total cases of COVID-19 reported in children in the Unites...
It's Elf On The Shelf season, now what? Like most moms around this time of year, I'm caught up in decorations, Lifetime's holiday movies, Christmas shopping, and … trying to be creative with that pesky little Elf on the Shelf!...
Disclosure :: This sponsored post is brought to you by our friends at LCMC Urgent Care. Staying Safe During the Holidays in 2020 This year more than ever, people across South Louisiana and the country are looking forward to the joy...
She’s the frazzled, frustrated, frumpy woman running around fussing at kids, juggling everything, and trying to make it all happen. She seems to appear at times of intense activity, like Christmas. She’s feared and dreaded in my home, yet...
It's no secret that 2020 has been a tough year for all of us. Everything that we know and love has changed, including our usual holiday gatherings, traditions and events in New Orleans. It's hard to believe that just...
I'm not a minimalist per se, but our oldest child was born in November, so before I knew it our first Christmas as parents was here. And it was a doozie. There were so many adorable clothes and accessories...
It’s the holiday season! Not sure about anyone else, but I’m so excited to see all the festive lights, drink eggnog or hot chocolate then get cozy in my matching PJs, with my family while watching so many holiday...
Why I Am Determined to Make Christmas Photos Happen This year has been extremely difficult for everyone. 2020 is a year to remember but not in the way we want. Being a toddler mom, I have all these expectations for...
Coronavirus is one again surging across the nation and the holiday season is just around the corner. Earlier this year, my husband and I excitedly thought this would be the year our New Orleans-born children would finally see snow:...
A few years ago, my husband's aunt asked me if I would receive the baton to host the family's Thanksgiving lunch. Y'all, that's a big deal! I was both excited and nervous. I married into the family. I am...