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Halloween 2017 :: Snack, Sip and Shop at Lakeside {Recap}

Disclosure :: Our Inaugural Halloween Event was sponsored by: Lakeside Shopping Center and St. Martin's Episcopal School. The title sponsors answered all of our emails and calls quickly and with grace and met with us in person on numerous occasions. It’s always a pleasure to plan events alongside professional and gracious hosts.  Title Sponsors It was both [...]
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In Defense of Silly School Days

{read the opposing opinion Enough With The Parties} Defending all the EXTRA school stuff First, let me qualify what I’m about to write by noting that I am a mom to three irrepressible boys aged 8 and under. I work part-time (sometimes full-time), help with homework after school, juggle the usual slate of after-school sports, […]

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Junior League of New Orleans Sixth Annual Touch A Truck!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Junior League of New Orleans.  Junior League of New Orleans Sixth Annual Touch A Truck! What child doesn’t dream about getting behind the wheel of a fire truck, an ambulance, a bulldozer, or a tow truck?  Touch a Truck makes their dream a reality!  This unique, interactive event allows […]

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Mother-in-Law Madness {Setting Boundaries}

I grew up listening to oldies music with my parents. I would always hear Ernie K-Doe’s “Mother-in-law” on Cool 95.7. Yep, you know the song about a guy trashing his mother-in-law. I went through relationships thinking to myself that guys just inherently dislike their mother-in-law. I got married and realized that’s not really the case. […]

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The Birth of an Angel: Maddie’s Story

On January 18, 2010, the ultrasound tech confirmed our suspicion. “Oh my God!” she exclaimed. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “There’s two! You’re having twins!” As my belly grew, exceptionally fast, I had a strange feeling that there wasn’t just one bun in the oven. I felt movement very early on, high and low simultaneously. I […]

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