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I am always looking for new rituals to engage in with my kids. I love the idea of rituals and traditions that my kids will remember. I have typically shied away from baking because I felt too busy with...
February 14th may be for romance (unless you've been married forever and have small children), but February 13th is for girl talk and giggles. Yes, there is an unofficial date for Galentine's Day. Do you celebrate with your best...
The soundtrack of every parade is a harmony of drumlines, metal barricades grating against each other, piercing sirens, screams for beads and the tapping of marching band boots on pavement. It sounds like Popeye’s fried chicken tastes and is...
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. This is the day of love and appreciation, a day to celebrate the beauty of love. Each year you try to do something a little more special - find a new restaurant, buy flowers,...
I don't know about your kids, but my kids love sweets, icing, and sugar. They also love to help in the kitchen. My sweet sister-in-law showed up with this mini king cake idea and it was totally a hit! I...
Disclosure :: this post contains some affiliate links, but as moms we only recommend that which we also buy for our own families. Gifts That Are Still Giving: 7 Faves from Christmas Now that we're several weeks post-Christmas, it's been great...
Thanksgiving Feast Day A few months ago it was Thanksgiving Feast day at my four-year-old's school. This day was a culmination of many weeks of learning about autumn. We were to create corn husk dolls, make butter and eat a...
Here in New Orleans we are lucky to have the carnival season as the perfect cure to post-Christmas blues. Taking down all of the gorgeous Christmas decorations (and maybe New Year's Eve decorations) got you a little sad?! Well,...
When you are a parent, any day can be a stressful day. Things with kiddos twist and turn on the turn of a dime, and often things that are going perfectly turn dark at a moment notice. Did you...
Christmas Tree Recycling 2019/2020 :: Who, What, Where, When & Why Who The Department of Sanitation, the City’s Office of Resilience and Sustainability and the Louisiana National Guard work with a series of solid waste contractors to ensure your trees get...
The basic idea behind having a word for the year is to pick one word in January that resonates with you and that you would like to focus on for the entire year. This practice has gained popularity over...
We are days away from the new year and many of us go through this process of comparing our beginning of the year resolutions with the end of the year "accomplishments." This process can be depressing if you are...
  I have never been a person that follows the hype. In fact, If everyone is doing something, I tend not to do it. I don't typically engage in all of the hype around the New Year. I do not take...
I've spent years making these huge, unrealistic resolutions that I would give up on just a few weeks into the New Year. About five years ago, however, I decided to get realistic. My goals are small but have made...

 

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