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Our Family’s Holiday Tradition : Christmas Eve Books

Jolabokaflod Last year, I read about Jolabokaflod, or the Yule Book Flood; a tradition that takes place in Iceland. I was so excited to start this tradition in my own family, especially after watching Frozen’s Holiday Special ten-thousand times and feeling like we needed our “own” tradition. Something we could all look forward to each year […]

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Real Men Write About Their {Bamboo} Underwear on the Internet

Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and shared many awesome products to try. However, I’ve already placed a repeat order for more and would NOT be baring all on the Internet if I didn’t really, really like them. tasc Performance Underwear = Game Changer If you are anything like […]

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Holiday Gift Giving Made Easy at Winn-Dixie: 5 Easy Stocking Stuffers and Last Minute Gift Ideas

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored our friends at Winn Dixie. Holiday Gift Giving Made Easy at Winn-Dixie: 5 Easy Stocking Stuffers and Last Minute Gift Ideas It’s the eleventh hour And you are headed to your bunko gift exchange, your office party, white elephant party, or you need a gift for that brother-in-law who […]

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What You Need to Know About Jefferson Parish and New Orleans Charter Schools

What’s a Charter School? Charters are public schools that operate outside of the traditional Parish School System, though some are still authorized and overseen by the local school board (Type 1 & 3). Type 2, 4 & 5 are BESE authorized, which means The Louisiana Department of Education oversees these charters. Every charter school (or network of charter […]

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Presents with a Purpose: Especially Eden Baskets

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Eden House, an organization which provides comprehensive recovery services to survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.  Presents with a Purpose: Especially Eden Baskets We are quickly approaching THAT time of year (aka the holidays) where gift giving amplifies. My own family’s list seems to grow each […]

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NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in November 2018

November is here, and we’re thankful for the many opportunities to make family memories during all the fun activities happening in and around New Orleans this month! This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. We’ve pulled out a select number of events […]

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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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Robért Fresh Market to the Rescue!

Disclosure :: This post was sponsored by Robért Fresh Market.  Robért Fresh Market to the Rescue! Last week my family came down with the dreaded stomach bug that was going around my son’s school. For six days we were trapped inside our house while we recovered one by one. We subsisted off of Pedialyte, Powerade Zero, […]

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2018 Guide to New Orleans Area Pumpkin Patches

Here is your guide to New Orleans Pumpkin Patches! We've done all the research for you to find the pumpkin patches and fall activities all across the New Orleans area. We hope this helps make your fall season filled with family friendly activities!! New Orleans French Quartour Kids Spooky History Tour  Location: Scheduled when you call [...]
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2018 Guide to Santa Meet & Greets In and Around New Orleans

Santa loves the Crescent City! More Santa sightings and photo opportunities will be added as they are announced. 2018 Guide to Santa Meet & Greets In and Around New Orleans Santa’s Arrival at Lakeside Shopping Center (November 17 | 8am) :: On Saturday, November 18th starting at 8:00 am enjoy crafts for kids, a special meet & greet […]

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2018 Guide to Holiday Teas, Concerts, and Merriment In and Around 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. More events will be added as they are announced. 2018 Guide to Holiday Teas, Concerts, and Merriment in and Around New Orleans Pancakes With Santa (November 10) :: Come have […]

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