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2017 Guide to Easter Events Around New Orleans

2017 Guide to Easter Events Around New Orleans Part of being a NOLA mom is knowing that there is always a celebration in the midst. Now that Mardi Gras is over, it is time to start looking toward the next big holiday celebration – EASTER! If you are looking for something fun to do during […]

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Attend the Egg Scramble in New Orleans City Park’s Carousel Gardens!

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by New Orleans City Park. Attend the Egg Scramble in New Orleans City Park’s Carousel Gardens! Join us on April 8, 2017 for the Egg Scramble in New Orleans City Park’s Carousel Gardens. This year’s event is going to be egg-cellent with over 36,000 eggs for your kids to find! […]

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A Very New Orleans Gender Reveal

Gender reveal parties — contrived product of the Pinterest party phenomenon or a fun way to announce the sex of your unborn baby to loved ones? I was on the fence, until the idea for the reveal of my baby’s gender was hatched. This idea was too good to pass up!   I didn’t do […]

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Step-By-Step Guide for Bring Your Own Mardi Gras Snack Bag for Kids

The Ever-Starving Child and the Mardi Gras Snack Bag If your children are anything like mine, they are shoveling food into their mouths almost constantly while simultaneously complaining they’re hungry. They eat ALL THE TIME. Parading for hours is a blast, but listening to them whine about food when you just left Popeyes is impossible. […]

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I Don’t Love Valentine’s Day

It’s getting to be that time of year again — red hearts, boxes of chocolates, giant stuffed animals, dozens and dozens of roses, jewelry, candlelit dinners. Valentine’s Day. The ultimate holiday for every happy couple to proclaim their love for one another. For me it’s just another day. I say “pass.” Not really my thing. […]

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Give Mardi Gras a Chance {Tips for Family Fun from a NOLA Mom}

I grew up going to Mardi Gras, just like my dad did and just like my own children will. I remember when the Arthur Hardy magazine would hit the shelves each year and scrolling through in awe at the pictures on each page. I remember the wide-eyed amazement I felt as a little girl taking […]

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