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Minivan-less for a week!

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Toyota. For quite a while now, we’ve been a Toyota family. I have driven a Sienna minivan since the boys were newborns, and we’ve had two Corollas. So when I was asked if I wanted a brand-spanking-new Toyota to drive for a week, I jumped at the chance. […]

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2017 New Orleans Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite New Orleans Mom

2017 New Orleans Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar. She’s the meal planner and the chef. She’s the chauffeur, the referee, the laundromat, the travel agent. […]

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Busting into the Perfect Bra :: A Sponsored Post by Bra Genie

Disclosure:: This post was sponsored by the wonderful ladies at Bra Genie in Mandeville. That said, the views and opinions written below are our own.  My Ever-changing Body  I don’t know about you, but I’ve spent the better part of the last 8 years yo-yoing between being pregnant, nursing and dieting. My body has changed in ways […]

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We’re Not Here For Jazz Fest

Every year 400,000+ people converge on the fields of the fair grounds to attend Jazz Fest. It’s two glorious weekends of your regular New Orleans life celebration ceremonies: happy people, drinks, hopefully sun, and music. Oh, the music! My marriage anniversary falls on April 18. This conveniently enables the hubs and I to “Have to […]

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This Old Home {Part 1 of A Few}

I have always had a fondness for an old classic style home. My first purchase 10 years ago was a unit in Baton Rouge’s oldest apartment complexes and post-war 1940s one bedroom, cozy place with charm and character. My second purchase was with my husband – a 1940s post-war free-standing home. We eventually sold our starter […]

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Tasc Performance is Hosting Another Northshore Warehouse Sale

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by tasc Performance. Tasc Performance is Hosting Another Northshore Warehouse Sale tasc Performance is hosting another Northshore warehouse sale! The sale will be three days only and will include past season products and samples at 50% – 80% off! tasc Performance is a performance lifestyle clothing company based out of […]

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What Should You Nickname Your Kids?

“Hey, Turkey Leg! Eat your dinner! Goose, quit throwing yours on the floor!” By “Turkey Leg,” I obviously mean my four-year-old son, Benjamin. “Goose” is, of course, my one-year-old daughter, Margot. Ah, nicknames. Sometimes they are the most random thing that pops out of your mouth. Other times, they are classic and simple. I am sure that […]

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