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Man, what a game that was Sunday night, right? Totally got my heart rate up. First, the Saints were losing, then they were winning, then they were losing again. What a roller coaster! You might be surprised that I...
My dearest children, For the past ten years on August 29th, I have taken this day, the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, to reflect on our Katrina story. Growing up here in New Orleans, you will come to learn that everyone...
Fall is here and that means Saints Football Sundays! While I am not a huge football fan, I do truly love all the good things that the New Orleans Saints bring to my favorite city and how excited everyone...
There are two things I grew up doing with my dad that helped shape who I am: cooking and watching football. That may seem hyperbolic, but the subtle lesson I learned was that gender did not have to define...
It's that time of year once again. As December drew to a close and a new year started, I found myself, like most, thinking "Where has the year gone?" It is also a time to start reflecting on the...
I was chatting away one morning at our neighborhood CCs with a local mom who asked me if I was born and raised in New Orleans. I proudly responded, "Yes!" However, it struck me at that very moment; my...
Our kids are fortunate to live in New Orleans. In case you ever doubt why you're raising a family in New Orleans... You get to wear costumes almost all year round If your kiddos are anything like mine, your house is...
You've seen the Kardashians rock the look and now everyday girls are embracing the trend. I'm not talking spray tans or extensions; I'm talking about the ultra chic headbands and ponytail elastics you can wear like a traditional head...
I have a confession to make. Since the moment my husband and I decided that our move back to New Orleans was a done deal, I have been fantasizing about a feeling. More like a sense of relief I...
As native New Orleanians, my husband and I are proud to call NOLA home once again. For "school" I went to Mount Carmel Academy and even completed my degree in architecture in New Orleans, at The School of...
Well, what do you know? Just like that another year has flown by, and it's already time to make another New Year's Resolution, or is it? Do you and your family follow the tradition of setting new goals for...
I firmly believe that New Orleans is not where I am from; it is who I am. It is more than just a place; it is a state of mind, an emotion. It is a sight, a sound, a feel,...
Welcome all the NOLA moms (and dads) out there – and YES that includes us Northshore folks! I am very excited to be a contributor to the NOLA moms blog, and intrigued about this new journey I will be taking...
Remember the feeling that you used to get the night before school started? The one where you were so excited and nervous that you couldn't sleep, wondering if the outfit you had picked was trendy enough and if there...