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Growing a Dream: This Family Quit Their Jobs and Started a Farm

Growing a Dream: This Family Quit Their Jobs and Started a Farm Before bringing their wildly popular creole tomatoes to the Crescent City Farmers’ Market, the Poché family was just dreaming about launching a farm back home in Louisiana, some 1,300 miles away. Excited by new opportunities, they decided to leave their jobs and start […]

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That Time McDonald’s Saved Our Day With Cuties

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by McDonald’s. Cuties® is a registered trademark of Sun Pacific.  That Time McDonald’s Saved Our Day With Cuties We spent our morning playing our hearts out at New Orleans City Park. All four kids are dirty, sweaty and just plain worn out. They ate every single snack I packed for them and were up […]

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Kids in the Kitchen :: Cooking Skills and Safety Rules

Like I mentioned in my last post, despite the benefits, we still get weary about allowing our kids to cook with us. Especially the young ones. The key, is to understand what skills our kids should have at different ages. Having this understanding allows us to safely foster their independence, while allowing us an opportunity to […]

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tasc Performance is Now Open in New Orleans!

Disclosure :: our partners at tasc Performance sponsored this exciting announcement. tasc Performance is Now Open in New Orleans! We are thrilled to share that one of our favorite local brands, tasc Performance, has opened its flagship store in the company’s founding home of New Orleans. The store is located on the historic Magazine Street in the […]

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Treat the Family to McDonald’s While Helping Those in Need

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by McDonald’s.  Treat the Family to McDonald’s While Helping Those in Need Imagine your child is sick. Very sick.  You seek out doctors at a hospital miles away from home, friends or family because it’s what is best for your child.  Aside from the medical expenses, you’re also spending a nice […]

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Four Easy Pet Safety Rules For Families

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Metairie Small Animal Hospital. Four Easy Pet Safety Rules For Families Our four-legged friends can bring a lot of joy to our homes and families. That said, when children are in the household there are certain things to consider to ensure the happiness and well-being of all family […]

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Secrets From a No-Recipe Kitchen

It’s no secret that I love cooking. Both of my parents were born in the New Orleans area and raised by mothers who loved cooking. I have fond memories of suppers at my grandmother’s house on Sundays packed with family and hot food. She made cooking look easy and fun. Baked macaroni and cheese, seafood […]

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