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Ask any of my close friends and they’ll tell you that I bombarded them with promo codes when I first heard of services like Shipt and Walmart Grocery Pickup. Convenience, all wrapped up in a shiny, user-friendly app… this...

RIP, My Trusty Flat Iron

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My reliable, sturdy Chi flat iron, purchased in 2004, died last week. You may think that I’m silly, overly dramatic, and sentimental. You’d be right, of course, but this loss--and it IS a loss-- is hitting me hard. In the immediate...
The holidays are here in full force and HOW IS IT ALREADY ALMOST CHRISTMAS?! It's fine. I'm fine. Everything's fine. In all honesty, this is my absolute favorite time of the year, but it can also be overwhelming. Every holiday...
Balance I've always had a very small chest (AA) and a large booty. For most of my adolescent and college life I wanted breast implants to balance out my body, to make my clothes fit better and for general aesthetic...
I still cringe at the fact that I was left in charge all day, every day, all summer for young neighborhood kids at 13 years old. My most vivid memories of that time are raiding the pantry and watching...
Ok Mommas. The holidays are right around the corner, and we have some preparing to do. I'm not talking about planning fun family events. I'm not talking about getting your family ready for pictures. I'm not talking about tackling...
  The holidays are in full swing, thus the season for parties, dinners, and gatherings with family and friends. Many of us will be hosting guests throughout the season, here are a few practical ways to reduce stress so you...
Trader Joe’s has developed such a cult-like following that every morning, a row of shoppers line up in front of this popular store waiting for them to open. TJ’s is known for having healthy food (with minimal ingredients and...
I always said I would never use all that math I was forced to endure once I got out into the “real world.” I was so wrong. I don’t know about you, but around my house, laundry increases exponentially...
We’ve all had those moments of glory when everyone is suddenly annoying, when the house mess is suddenly intolerable, and when the day cannot end quickly enough. When this happens, it can be helpful to take a moment to...

Holiday Health Hacks

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Disclosure: This post was written and sponsored by LCMC Health Urgent Care. Holiday Health Hacks We are not even gonna’ lie. We know the reality of the holidays in New Orleans and South Louisiana. You start off warming up during...
Back when we purchased our first (and current home), I was only a momma to a toddler. At the time, I thought our 3 bedroom / 2 bath home would be perfect for our needs and would be able...
Fall brings Halloween, pre-holiday anxiety, and end of semester blues, but it also brings something far scarier for some - Health Insurance Open Enrollment time. Having worked in the healthcare industry for over 16 years, (which is puzzling, because...
What's For Dinner Like most families, mine is on the go, something every night kind. I started weekly menu planning before we even had kids; it was something I had grown up with and it seemed to be one less...

 

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