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Little did I know that eleven years ago on my son’s first birthday he would get a gift that would become a family tradition! My son Blake received a butterfly garden for his first birthday. I didn’t think much...
Right now, life is crazy. No one knows what tomorrow, next week, next month, or next year will bring. It’s hard to even comprehend whats going on. It's even harder to march forward. But… that’s what moms do. We march...
With stay-at-home mandates and social distancing in full effect, Easter is going to look different this year. Families won't be engaging in the usual public egg hunts, church services, and feasts with friends, but that doesn't mean you can't...
Easter is approaching and I love putting together Easter baskets for my 3 kids. I typically view Christmas as a time for a little more indulgence, but Easter baskets are a little more practical. I try to fill it...
In our house, and even dating as far back as my great-GREAT-grandparents’ house, my family has upheld an Easter tradition of “calling” the Easter Bunny. I’m not talking about an app or a fake phone number used to keep...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Treat Your Mom to a Day Fit For a Queen on the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen's Mother's Day Bubbly Brunch Cruise When I think of a mother, what comes to mind is...
Easter Egg Hunts New Orleans Mom: POSTPONED. New date to be determined. Families attending the 8th annual event can expect unlimited food and drink, entertainment, live ponies, age divided egg hunts, face painting, jewelry making, giveaways, and amazing swag. The...
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...