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2016 Guide to Fish Fries

2016 Guide to Lenten Fish Fries in and Around New Orleans

2016 Guide to Lenten Fish Fries in and Around New Orleans Lent is often a time of sacrifice for many. Unlike most people, though, I choose to reflect and give back to the community during Lent. One of the ways I do this is to make a donation or help out a charity every week […]

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Easter Guide

2016 Guide to Easter Events Around New Orleans

2016 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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Mr. Bingle: Keeping My Christmas Memories Alive since 1985

The year was 1985. I was 8 years old, and I vividly remember that bitterly cold Christmas morning. We were at my grandmother’s house deep in the country of Central Louisiana. Her radio was blaring “Feliz Navidad” while she cooked bacon, eggs, homemade biscuits and pain perdu (“lost bread” or “French toast”). Sometimes, when I […]

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Love Donuts, Love Kids {Changing Lives Through Foster Care}

Changing Lives Through Foster Care When you see Kim and Kristyn Carver with their three young daughters, you probably wouldn’t guess their family came together a little differently than most. With three girls, you may notice an excess of pink princess paraphernalia, but you wouldn’t know that these precious little ones impacted their parents’ lives […]

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Don’t Be A Sanctimommy

From Merriam Webster: Sanctimommy:  Definition:  a mother who points out perceived faults in the parenting of others. From Urban Dictionary: Sanctimommy: Looks down at and/or judges parents who don’t make the same choices. A combination of the words “sanctimonious” and “mommy” I have a confession. Before I had my kid and even when I was […]

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