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NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in October 2017

It’s fall y’all!! Cheers to football, (hopefully) cooler temps and all things pumpkin!! Time to plan all your fun for October 2017! ***Special Note :: Be sure to check out our Guide to Fall Family Fun and Pumpkin Patches! *** This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of […]

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Hidden Gems :: Five Places to Eat That You Probably Haven’t Tried

If there’s one thing New Orleans knows how to do, it’s surprise. This is particularly true with places to eat. Sometimes, location keeps hidden gems from being found. Other times, it’s our own closed mindedness about the grub or the way the place looks from the outside. So, because you never know when you’re going […]

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2017 Guide to Holiday Lights in New Orleans

Pack the kids up in the car, turn up the holiday music, get a go-cup of hot cocoa, and check out the amazing light displays NOLA has to offer. Some neighborhoods have some larger than life lights displays that are worth a detour and a later-than-normal bedtime. 2017 Guide to Holiday Lights in New Orleans Celebration in […]

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2017 Guide to Holiday Teas, Concerts, and Merriment In New Orleans

Teddy Bear Teas, Caroling, Concerts and parades (of course) … there’s something for everyone no matter what holiday you celebrate or how you celebrate it. 2017 Guide to Holiday Teas, Concerts, and Merriment in and Around New Orleans Candy Cane Lane at the Renaissance Arts Hotel (December 15 & 16) :: Bring the family to […]

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Taking Time to Recharge at the Southern Hotel

A Weekend Away :: This past weekend, both the New Orleans and Red Stick Moms Blogs were thrilled to spend time at the Southern Hotel. It  was a wonderful occasion for our teams to gather collectively to plan a phenomenal 2018, learn more about each other, and take in some much needed R&R. The Southern Hotel [...]
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New Restaurants Coming to Old Metairie! {Squeeee}

Recently, there’s been a flurry of businesses coming to Old Metairie, but these new-comers are getting us giddy! From raw seafood to wood-fired meat, hot donuts to fruit and veggie parfaits, we’re so excited to see such a variety of amazing local restaurants coming right to our backyard. Brasa Churrasqueria South American Steakhouse, Metairie (opened June 14, 2017) […]

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New Orleans Moms Blog Turns 5! :: Top 15 Posts of All Time

Wow!! It's hard to believe that we launched New Orleans Moms Blog FIVE years ago today!! We have published over 2,000 posts written by local moms all across the Greater New Orleans area from the Westbank to Metairie to New Orleans to Mandeville to Hammond to Destrehan and even Houma! We truly value, appreciate and respect each [...]
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Tulane Green Wave Football: New Orleans Family Fun!

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Tulane Athletics. Tulane Green Wave Football: New Orleans Family Fun! Green Wave Football is just around the corner, the fun begins on Saturday, September 2nd when Tulane hosts Grambling State at 7 PM in Yulman Stadium right here in beautiful Uptown New Orleans. Tulane offers fun for everyone […]

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Motherhood Changes Everything and Turns Mundane Things Into Luxuries

When “they” tell you motherhood changes everything, they are not kidding. Obviously, moms experience big changes such as being fully responsible for the life and well-being of another human, and of course the changes in size, shape or just … function of your body, especially if you’re breastfeeding. But I’ve also experienced countless small motherhood […]

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