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I recently posted about some of the social media “sayings” that have irked my nerves for quite some time. Little did I know, I was not alone, and better yet, so many others had so many other examples.  With...
Who caters your holiday meals in New Orleans? Here is your comprehensive guide to the best holiday catering in New Orleans! We've done all the research for you to find out who is doing the cooking for the holidays...
Full disclosure: This post was written with the complete permission of my son. He has read it and approved its publishing. That said, we've chosen to publish it anonymously. This post is part 2 of a 5-part series, following...
Santa Claus is coming to town! The holidays are officially here and New Orleans Mom has compiled a comprehensive Holiday Guide with dozens of things to do with kids in New Orleans this holiday season. To get in the...
Double the Joy The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the term melting pot as, “a place where a variety of peoples, cultures, or individuals assimilate into a cohesive whole.” This term perfectly describes both my city and my household. My hometown of...
We are searching for a new neighborhood! Our family has expanded since our DINK days, and we are in need of more space. This may or may not be forever for us, so I’m spending lots of time researching and...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Health.  Do You Have Questions About The COVID-19 Vaccine For Children 5 and Up? We’ve Got Answers! Following a rigorous review of the data and outcomes from clinical trials, the...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by NOLA ChristmasFest.  NOLA ChristmasFest :: What You Need to Know Before You Go - 2021 Edition Tickets are now on sale for the highly-anticipated NOLA ChristmasFest, hosted and produced by The New Orleans Ernest...
Being Jewish in New Orleans sometimes means celebrating in ways that lie outside our tradition. To enjoy our vibrant city to the fullest, local Jews devour king cakes, praying to be the lucky eater to find the small baby...

A Twist to Taco Tuesday

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I have recently embarked on a twist to Taco Tuesday. I turned Taco Tuesday into Turkey Tuesday. We sometimes still do have tacos on Tuesdays, just not every Tuesday. I do love a schedule and routine and ease of...
Hanukkah is so early this year, it’s a miracle that I have everything ready! Hanukkah, which is Hebrew for “dedication,” is the Festival of Lights. Thanks to Adam Sandler, people think Hanukkah is "eight crazy nights" filled with lots of...
When I was pregnant with my now eight year old boys, I did a lot of daydreaming. I thought about the conversations we would have as they got older, and about watching them learn and grow. They said all of...
Why I Teach My Children that Hanukkah Is Not The “Festival of Lights” I love the holidays - the time off, the joy, the gifts, the quality time with the people I love. I’m Jewish and my husband was raised...
Full disclosure: This post was written with the complete permission of my son. He has read it and approved its publishing. That said, we've chosen to publish it anonymously. This is Part 1 of a 5-part series. Part 2. Background Our...