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Do you know those weekends when you have a sick kid, a big project, and a messy house that needs to be cleaned? Yes, me too! In our house, this usually means ramen noodles for lunch. Ramen reminds me of...
One of my favorite things about Halloween and carving pumpkins is roasting the pumpkin seeds when we are done. I have tried a couple of different ways to get them roasted how I like them, and this is my favorite....
I'm about three weeks postpartum with Baby #3 and, as I've discussed before, I am once again exclusively pumping. If you've ever attempted to breastfeed, you've probably heard of (or perhaps even tried) lactation cookies to boost your milk...
As I've talked about before, I'm big into meal planning via freezer cooking. But sometimes, these pregnancy cravings I'm experiencing mean that the plan goes out the window for the evening. One such evening happened a few weeks ago. I...
As much as it pains me to admit, I do not have a green thumb. I once killed lucky bamboo, which I didn't even know was possible. But I am lucky enough to be deep into home-grown produce this...
Donuts have been a pretty serious pregnancy craving of mine lately. So much so, in fact, that I came up with two versions of air fryer donuts at home. My husband recently asked me if I'd be making any filled...
There's no shortage of delicious donut places near our home, but a donut run for our family usually costs us around $20, which seems a bit of a splurge these days. So I decided to see how hard it...
Ah, summertime! I don’t know about you all, but I was able to breathe again once the last day of school was over. No alarm clock at 5:30 am to make sure everything was done, no laying out uniforms...
If you are looking for things to do with kids in New Orleans this summer, you've come to the right place. New Orleans Mom is the premier parenting website for entertaining and raising kids in New Orleans! Sometimes, though,...
Missing out on French Quarter Fest this year? Bummer! Why not create a fest favorite at home? Muriel's Crawfish & Goat Cheese Crepes are one of my must-have dishes when we are at French Quarter Fest, so I tried...

Pink Pineapple Punch

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Pink Pineapple Punch Summer has arrived! It's time for longer days, flip flops, backyard barbecues and all things summer in New Orleans. I love being able to have dinner cooked on the grill while the kids run around outside (though,...
Easy Easter Snack For Kids Easter often coincides at least in part with tax season, which for accountants everywhere means endless hours at work. A few seasons ago in my department we implemented a "snack corner" to keep things fun...
Whenever I do happen to go out to eat somewhere, I always look to see if they serve charcuterie boards. It is one of my favorite appetizers to order, or even have as my meal. So, I decided instead...
If you are searching for things to do in New Orleans with kids, Jazz Fest is a fun and unique (though slightly expensive) event to consider. Jazz Fest features some of the country's best live music, the most insanely...