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If you caught my recent takeover of New Orleans Mom’s Instagram, you may have noticed my toddler and me making cookies. A lot of people messaged me asking what kind they were, and since my son was pictured rolling...
Well, since my last hack article, I STILL don’t have time to deal with all the things life throws at me. So, I’ve continued to cut corners with a few more hacks and tips that seem a bit unconventional...
New Orleans Mom is designed for families who live, work and play in New Orleans. Our hope is that the dozens of guides we have created for enjoying life in New Orleans with kids will make your worlds a...
It’s spring in South Louisiana and that means... CRAWFISH BOILS! If you’re lucky enough to eat your fill and still have leftovers, you may find yourself in a rut with what to do with them. I’ve made everything from potato salad...
When my boys were babies, I made all of their food. I loved steaming vegetables and busting out my food processor to introduce them to new things. As they got older, they continued to eat what was served, rarely...
Do you ever get a craving for something so intense that you do whatever you can do to fix said craving? Well, I have been craving Jambalaya. No, I am not pregnant, but this craving is strong like I...
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...
The Best Homemade King Cake Recipe 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. (Though if cooking is not...
B.Y.O.B. has a new meaning when it comes to weeknight family-pleasing meals: build your own bowl. I have been very lucky to have non-picky eaters for kids. I chalk it up to having diversity in cuisine at a very young...
Waaaaaaay back in the day, in the 80’s, my mom had a slice of a pie that some very nice lady made. I don’t know if it was a baby shower, or RCIA meeting, or what. She got the...

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