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I’m back with another birthday party suggestion for you! We recently celebrated my son’s 3rd birthday party with a DIY pizza celebration at Reginelli’s Pizzeria. My kids’ birthdays are 6 weeks apart, and I didn't have the energy for...
Every December I create our new family calendar for the upcoming year. Among the important dates to include alongside Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day and Jazz Fest, is Grandparent's Day. Celebrated the Sunday following Labor Day, Grandparent's Day was introduced...
The historic French Market is a place you can take your kids for a nice intro to New Orleans’ history…and then reinforce that history is fun by enjoying some freshly made beignets or pralines when your lesson is done! We...
Disclosure :: This post was sponsored by Allegiant and Westgate Resorts. However, the opinions expressed below are our own.   The Centner Family is Going to Disney World There are few certainties in this world. One of them is that whenever I leave...
Birthday parties are such a fun and joyous occasion that I start planning months before the actual day. I decide on a theme and start pinterest-ing away! Between my two boys, I have hosted 8 birthday parties, and each...
Congenital heart defects are alarmingly common. I know this all too well as my first child was born with a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), essentially a hole in his heart, that required open heart surgery when he was three months...
If there’s one thing New Orleans knows how to do, it’s surprise. This is particularly true with places to eat. Sometimes, location keeps hidden gems from being found. Other times, it’s our own closed mindedness about the grub or...
Within the 6 blocks of the French Market District, you can find whatever it is you are seeking related to Mardi Gras for your mind, body or taste buds! We encourage you to break out the stroller, drive down...
The French Market offers grown ups a few ways to be a kid again, but it also offers kids some neat ways to play grown up in an interesting but safe shopping environment (provided you are at their side...
Disclosure :: Clean Creations sponsored this post. If you've attended a New Orleans Mom event, then you already know that this is a local mom-owned brand we regularly support, endorse and recommend without reservation! Right now Barbara is offering...
  Teacher Appreciation Day is May 5. Now, more than ever, after homeschooling our own children for a month, I think we all have a heightened appreciation for just how hard teaching children is and how taxing (yet rewarding) the...
Disclosure :: This post was sponsored by Swap Boutique For Kids. To keep or not to keep: that is the question we face with growing children and sprouting families. Do we save our kids' clothes for the next child, the...
I’ve always considered myself a very driven, determined and business minded person. My husband has the same drive and business savvy, which is why I am very lucky to have him as my business partner. Although, there are ups...
When my daughter's birthday was quickly approaching a few months ago, I found myself conflicted about how to celebrate it. She wasn't a "little girl" anymore, but also not quite a "big girl' either. Intrigued to find something fresh and...