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I was born in New Orleans (okay, Metairie) but when I was four months old, my family moved to Baton Rouge, where I lived for the next twenty-five-ish years. (There were a couple of years in Natchitoches and half...
I have shared with you my love of everything New Orleans, especially my love of Mardi Gras. It is not a new found passion. No, it is a life long one. As a little girl, I watched float after float...
Think about what it would be like to have your own personal hair stylist. To be perfectly coiffed in a moment's notice - it's my dream. Quite literally, when people play the "What would you do with the lotto jackpot" game,...
One of my most favorite colors is red! It’s bold, strong, stands out among other colors and is meaningful and memorable. Psychologically, red is commonly associated with passion and beauty. In marketing, red is correlated with excitement and used...
So everyone knows that a few weeks before Christmas we welcomed a little girl to our family. Soon after I talked about how it really does take a village to raise children. Y'all. On some most days, I need...
As the oldest of three children, there aren't very many memories from my childhood that don't include my brother and sister. As for my husband, the youngest of seven children, most of the stories from his childhood begin with "when...
Let's just cut to the chase and be honest: seeking new "mom friends" can be a bit awkward. As the new girl in town, I had many reservations about jumping back into the "friendship dating pool." My nervous feelings...
I have a slight obsession with monogramming. I like to wear monogramming, give it as a gift and dress my daughter in it. I love the quote by Reese Witherspoon that says, “If it’s not moving, monogram it.” That quote...

Five easy, healthy meals!

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It is a very rewarding feeling to have my whole family sit down to a healthy, homemade meal. Yet I find planning and preparing said meal really challenging. At present, I am juggling working part time, full time motherhood...
UPDATE: when we first heard about this company, we were thrilled. We agreed to try the product, and we generally had a good experience. That said, the company has decided to change gears entirely, and we sincerely apologize for that...
The New Orleans Moms Blog team met on Saturday for our 2013 planning meeting, and it was such a productive and fun two hours! We talked about events, content and so much more, keeping you all - our loyal...
It's Mardi Gras time! Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler! What would Carnival season be without a photo contest? We want to see your little ones out and about enjoying the most wonderful time of the year! After all, Mardi...
It's the most wonderful time of the year! It's the hap, happiest season of all! No, I'm not talking about Christmas; I'm talking about Mardi Gras! While I love the spirit of Halloween, the tradition of Thanksgiving, the excitement of...
"They grow up so fast," we often hear. It's not until our kids have passed certain milestones that we realize they do, in fact, grow so fast. It seems like when you are pregnant, time crawls at a snail's...