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Deep in a box of keepsakes, sandwiched between gilded macaroni frames and first-day-of-school photos, some of my earliest Halloween costumes can be found. I don’t remember wearing them, but the fabric feels familiar, and the sequins still shine.  Each of...
Making the Most of Your Visit to Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch {See a FULL LIST of pumpkin patches in New Orleans HERE} I hear such mixed reviews about Mrs. Heather's, and it seems to me the biggest problem is that people...
Chillin' With The Villains :: A New Halloween Event from When You Wish Entertainment Disclosure: This post was sponsored and written by When You Wish Entertainment. It's Good to be Bad Are you looking for something DIFFERENT to do this Halloween season?!...
One of the many reasons I fell in love with my precious husband was our mutual love of costumes. Halloween has always been one of our favorite times of year, our own costuming “Super Bowl” if you will. I knew...

We’ve Been Booed!

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I had seen in years past in my social media, feed of children who had been "Booed!" and had always hoped it would happen to us. So imagine my delight ... and also my children's when we opened the...
I absolutely love Halloween. At the risk of becoming public enemy number one, let me say I may even love it more than Christmas. The decorations are so much fun. Seeing all of the kids in their costumes is...
Oktoberfest at the Deutsches Haus is a New Orleans Institution. The Deutsches Haus, an organization formed in New Orleans in 1928 to assist German immigrants in assimilating to life in New Orleans, has been hosting Oktoberfest in New Orleans for...
3 Reasons I am Convinced My House is Haunted "There's a spooky ghost in there!" Those are the words that came out of my barely three-year-old's mouth months ago. As much as I would love to say "I didn't think much...
There are two types of people in this world: those who LOVE anything pumpkin spiced and those who don’t. I fall in the latter category. Sure, I like a good pumpkin muffin or pumpkin bread, but that’s about where it...
Christmas does not come after Halloween. There. I said it. Am I the only one who's noticing the Christmas holidays creeping in closer and closer? Suddenly, the day after Halloween marks the time to take out the tree and lawn decorations....
Babies can't make their own decisions (YAY!) Babies in Halloween costumes are the cutest. So many choices for your little person! Should she be R2D2, a lion or a lady bug? You could dress your little toddler as a penguin...
“Is Halloween real?” my three-year-old asked last night. We’ve been talking about real and imaginary a lot lately, so with pumpkins appearing everywhere, I wasn’t surprised by the question. A holiday built around dressing up and eating candy doesn’t...
Last year, I had to drag my tearful daughter, in full costume, out of the Halloween party at her dancing school. She kept saying over and over through her tears, “But mama, I want to go to my party. I didn’t...
Yup, that is right, Halloween is the scariest holiday. No, it is not because of the goblins and ghosts or the haunted houses. It is because of the candy. No, I am not talking about all those crazy stories you...