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This is not a feel-good post about how I finally learned to accept my love handles or my stretch marks. This is literally a post about my skin, and how, through trial and error, I have found solutions to...
It’s no secret that I appreciate a good freezer meal. I love to cook, but I’ll be joining the “Two Under Two” Club any day now and do not have the time nor the energy to cook every single day....
Thinking about getting an air fryer or received one as a gift? The air fryer--it’s the greatest gift I ever bought myself. This mini convection oven has saved me time and provided healthier options for dinner.  If you don’t...
Chances are you've heard of the Meatless Monday campaign sometime since it originated in 2003. Having Meatless Mondays encourages people to reduce the amount of meat in their diets for their own health and the health of the planet....
This farm girl has found herself smack in the middle of a big city.  I love everything about New Orleans, and yet I still long for the therapy of growing my own food, canning my own jams, and getting...
5 Family Friendly Crockpot Recipes to Make During a Busy Week How many times do we come home tired from a long day of work to have to make a meal for our families? Yes, fast food or takeout are...
Need a break from homeschooling your kids? Tired of hearing the terms social distancing and pandemic and want to replace them with terms like rake and callers? Or to put it bluntly, do you just need a break from...
The COVID pandemic of 2020 started a fashion revolution. Well, at least for me, it did. As a professional in the assisted living business, I’ve been lucky enough to be working throughout every phase of lockdown, still needing to...
Back in March, which seems like a lifetime ago as much as it feels like yesterday, I decided to focus on my skin care routine which, up until this time, was none. I had a lot of time on...
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As I sit here and reminisce on the last two weeks, I realize how many times I have truly questioned myself as a mother. I’ve questioned if my kids are happy, if I’m being too hard on them, I...
Phone storage running low? Have to delete an app or two, maybe even some pictures? Tuh, I’ve been there. As a new mom, everything my daughter does seems to be camera-worthy. If you ever see me around town, you’ll probably...
The start of a fresh new year is usually a great trigger to stop, take a step back, and do a fair amount of self-reflection. This year, as 2021 rounded the corner, I decided to take a deep dive...
The first year I lived in New Orleans, I was safely ensconced on the campus of the Baptist seminary in Gentilly.  Everyone else was also new in town and we had a little Mayberry of sorts inside those seminary...
A few years ago, I set out on a quest to make a homemade king cake that would rival the ones we pay $20+ for at bakeries around town. There’s no shortage of king cake recipes online -- but...