How To Survive The Holiday Season With Your Spouse

Holidays are supposed to bring happiness, joy, and peace, right? If anything can test a relationship with your spouse, it’s decorating the Christmas tree. Growing up, my dad didn’t have much input with holiday décor or plans. Many times, we did the same thing every year. Go to midnight mass, open presents, go to bed, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why You Should Considering Eating Out for Thanksgiving or Christmas

This year for Thanksgiving, my little family of three did a first! And after enjoying it so much, I think everyone should try it at least once. If you’ve seen any of my posts or read my bio, you know that we are not New Orleans natives but hail from Texas. This means that every […]

Letting Their Personalities Shine … Even in Mismatched Clothes

This evening was the annual Lobby Lighting Ceremony at the Roosevelt, and I had really wanted our family to attend as we had in the past. It’s a fun, fancy little soiree with champagne, a special event. There is a countdown to turning all of the lights on, and the kids and adults alike oohhh […]

When You Don’t Believe in Santa Anymore: A Letter to My Oldest

My sweet girl, I remember your first Christmas so well. We were brand new parents, and you were just a few months old. We were so excited and you were just content being snuggled. We got you a few things “from Santa” because we felt like we should, but you never knew the difference. I […]


Ten Years at The Front

Live Auction/Art Drawing/Shindig: Friday, November 30th, 2018, 6pm – 10pm *Champagne, Oysters, French Fries* Part auction, part raffle, part party, all celebration – come toast to The Front turning ten, and support our mission by taking home fantastic artwork! Drinks and snacks starting at 6pm Live Auction begins 8pm Artwork Tickets: Event is free to […]

Ladies Night! Sip N Swing @ The Flagstick

Calling out all Moms to treat yourself to a ladies night at The Flagstick! Sip n Swing is a social event for LADIES ONLY that includes a complimentary glass of wine, appetizers, and a group golf instruction led by head golf instructor, Brooke Braun. At the end of the night, you will be allowed to […]


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