Author Archive | Jaime

When Opposites Attract :: Living an Active Lifestyle, His & Hers Edition With tasc Performance

Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and shared many awesome products to try, though all opinions expressed are our own.  His {tasc Performance} Thoughts I know this sounds crazy, but my day starts at 4:00am. I roll out of bed like a zombie, and I slowly get ready for […]

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5th Annual Donuts with Santa {Recap Post}

Disclosure :: Last weekend, we hosted two amazing playdates for our readers in celebration of the upcoming holiday season! On the Southshore we hosted one huge playdate at the beautiful Cannery for the second year, and we hosted our Northshore event at the Fleur de lis Event Center for the first time ever. A huge thank [...]
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Give Experiences, Not Things :: A Mom’s Wishlist

There seems to be a lot of different approaches to giving gifts for Christmas. There’s the four gift rule: something to wear, something to read, something they want, something they need. There’s the free-for-all. There’s the “Santa gifts” and “Mom and Dad gifts.” And then, there’s the gift of experiences. I recently came across an […]

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Friendsgiving is Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever

What is Friendsgiving? Friendsgiving is generally hosting a Thanksgiving meal among friends a week before the actual holiday. I’ve been doing Friendsgiving for a few years now, and I can officially attest that every person needs to experience a Friendsgiving at least once in their lifetime (Trust me, once will not be enough). Here are just […]

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Halloween 2018 :: Snack and Shop at Lakeside Shopping Center {Recap}

Disclosure :: Our Second Halloween Event was sponsored by Lakeside Shopping Center, St. Martin’s Episcopal School, and Bryan Subaru. 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 [...]
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When Your Only Goes to Kindergarten

At this point, I think it’s no secret that my husband and I have hopped on the “one and done” train. We are happy with our family size and, honestly, it just works for us. This year my son started kindergarten, which brought up a lot more emotions than I thought it would. Everyone told […]

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Stop Hating On My Pumpkin Spice Latte

On August 28th, the Pumpkin Spice Latte returned to Starbucks, and the internet exploded. Literally. Memes, gifs, and posts filled news feeds everywhere. It caused one of the great divides of 2018–those excited about pumpkin spice lattes, and the haters. I bought a pumpkin spice latte on August 28th, nearly a month before the Autumnal Equinox, […]

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Mom Hack :: The Wonderful Power Nap

I started taking power naps during my son’s first year of life. At the time, I had a newborn, was teaching full-time, taking graduate school courses, and tutoring online part-time. After work, I would pick up my son from daycare, go home, and just stare at the wall because I was so tired. Thinking about […]

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