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Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the Parenting Center at Children's Hospital.  Finding the Right Gift this Holiday for Children of All Ages It’s that time of year again…when parents of children swing between wondering if they found just the...
Let's be real, Metairie parades have a bad reputation. The big show is in New Orleans. All the super krewes with coveted throws roll there. The city is party central from the Quarter to the Avenue. The tourists may book a...
It’s that time of year. Lots of family portraits taking place. Everyone getting their Christmas card pictures in. You have to force yourself to stop yelling at children to cooperate long enough for a halfway decent picture of you...
While Mardi Gras may be canceled, there are still lots of activities in the New Orleans area to celebrate! This month if full of family friendly Valentines and Mardi Gras events. Make sure to check out these events offered...
Our Elf We got our Elf on the Shelf in 2012. I thought it would be a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit and help motivate the kids to behave and get along. For the most part, she's...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Set Sail on the Cajun Holiday Tea with Papa Noel You and your family are invited to the annual Papa Noel Cajun Holiday Tea on the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Join us December...
5 Amazing Cocktails to Ring in the New Year and Say Good Riddance to 2020 We can all agree that 2020 did not go exactly how we planned it to be. Many of us are looking forward to a better...
Fall is upon us and that means Halloween is right around the corner. I'm not big on Halloween or trick or treating, and I know I am not alone. Crowds, scary decorations and all the work for trick or...
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...
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...
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 is the time to look...
Technology has made parenting 10 times easier than when my mom and dad were parenting. How did they raise us without smartphones? Without social media? Without Amazon Prime?! I remember my mom shopping during the holidays. She would get...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress Tis the season for crowded malls, holiday parties and overwhelmed kids. But the holidays do not have to be stressful. As the song goes, it’s supposed...
How to Catch a Muses Shoe (And Other Elusive Carnival Throws) "A shoe, a shoe, please lady a shoe!!" As a Muses rider, this is the anthem we hear for almost six miles. It's the sing songy backdrop to our...