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No parades this year have us all a bit sad, but it's even harder for the kids. Their Mardi Gras problems in the past have nothing on this year...
Disclosure :: we were recently invited to visit the new Holiday Inn Club Vacations Resort in the CBD for a private tour of the city's newest resort. We were wowed by the property, amenities and how wonderful this will...
This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” we’d like to introduce you to The New Orleans Breastfeeding Center ("NOBC"), an organization committed to providing high-quality, holistic, and evidence-based lactation and infant feeding support to families in the New...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Sharkey’s Cuts For Kids in Metairie. However, many of us are already loyal customers at the Mandeville location and wholeheartedly recommend you check this out! A Reason to Get Excited :: Sharkey's Cuts...
Dear St. Matthew's, You Owe Us An Explanation In the cover of night on February 4, 2021, members of the St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church Governance board posted signs at the Early Learning Center entrances in Metairie, leaving them for...
February holds a lot of events. We have a day to celebrate love, we enjoy all things king cake and Carnival, and we celebrate a heritage that holds a major part of history. I remember growing up, year-round, my...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by 4D Premium Energy & Immune Boost, an all-in-one supplement company based right here in the New Orleans area. We are excited to partner with this brand as they are local, authentic and...
Disclosure :: we are so thankful to have received a copy of Praline Lady courtesy local author and New Orleans mom, Kirstie Myvett. Links to her book are affiliate links. That said, we love nothing more than celebrating local...
I'm not quite sure when it started, but I know it was far back enough that I don't remember the first time, which means I was a toddler. I've got a memory like a steel trap (seriously, don't tell...
Dear JoJo, I am a mother of two little girls - ages 4 and 7 to be exact. They are both big fans of yours and have been for years. We had the pleasure of seeing you in concert September...
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Pushing Past My Pride

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Hold your head high and be proud of what you’ve done.  You should be so proud of what great kids you have.  I am so proud to call you a friend.  PRIDE. We all have our moments of pride. When I first found out...

Ten Years Later

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Ten years ago last month, I found out I was pregnant for a second time. This time getting pregnant wasn’t as easy as the first, so seeing those 2 pink lines after TTC for 10 months was very exciting. I...
2021 is ringing in a new found outlook on what may lie ahead. Still unpredictable, New Orleans won't look the same this year with a new way to celebrate our beloved holiday Mardi Gras. Once Mardi Gras was transformed...
Due to the cancellation of Mardi Gras parades for the first time since a police union strike in 1979, New Orleanians have more time than ever to focus their creative appetites on king cake. Carnival’s signature dessert, brought to...