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If you want to drive a New Orleanian crazy, call us Cajun. It's the nail-on-the-chalkboard equivalent of calling our beloved city "Nawlins" or putting kale in gumbo. While these compliments are well-intentioned when visitors proclaim how much they love our Cajun...
This is our year. This is the year that my family, due to an unforeseen financial windfall and a late Mardi Gras, has decided to visit that place. THE place. The place with the magic. Yep … we are...
I know, I know. If you're not from New Orleans, family and Mardi Gras are the last two words you would ever put together. But, I'm here to tell you, erase everything out of your mind about crazy tourists...
When we were planning our honeymoon, my husband and I knew we wanted to go out of the country. With wedding expenses and a new house to pay for, however, we were strapped for cash. Since we were in...
Kids Love Stories From birth and beyond, fiction is presented to us and typically, this is where we fall in love with reading. Once Upon a Time ... are the words we look for when we know something wonderful is...
I have now taken kids to Disney twice who probably will never remember. The first was my oldest, right when he turned two, and then my middle child, Dane, when he was 17 months. I absolutely do not regret...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Jung Hotel - The New Orleans Hotel Collection. The Jung Hotel & Residences - New Orleans Hotel Collection This past weekend, I had the privilege of a mini-getaway to the beautiful new Jung...
This post is not sponsored in any way. My family genuinely enjoyed the referenced local businesses and wanted to share our experience with you.  Don't have the budget or time to travel? Overwhelmed about where to go and what to...
Since before kids, my Texas-born husband and I have been vacationing in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. The wineries are beautiful and the tubing is a day of fun! And with the addition of our two girls, we...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Bryan Subaru.  The Moment You Decide You Need a Mommy Car It’s POSITIVE, you’re expecting. Your adoption agency called, you’ve been placed. The slamming of the gavel just confirmed your foster child will now...
Soak up the Sunshine at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Soak up the SUNSHINE!!! Explore Sandestin’s superb natural location on the spectacular Northwest Florida Gulf Coast and its unlimited resort...
I love to travel and explore new places. But with 3 kids and a budget, family vacations are usually limited to driving only. Another caveat is I max out our driving distance at about 8 hours. One day when...
Your Perfect Summer Vacation Awaits in Sandestin Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Summer is so close, we can almost feel it. The kids have their end of school countdown going, and everyone is looking forward to...
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Bryan Subaru and written by local dad, Joshua Daniel. Five Reasons Moms Love Subarus Today every car ad talks about the look, the feel, the bells and whistles…but, what does it really mean? You have...

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