watermelon recipes

Refreshing Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is one of my favorite summer fruits. Not only is it healthy, low calorie, and full of micronutrients – cold watermelon is PERFECTION on a hot summer day. However, sometimes when we can’t eat […]

Families watching 4th of July Fireworks in New Orleans
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2024 Fourth of July Events In New Orleans

Summer in New Orleans is in full swing and the Fourth of July is upon us.  Celebrate and honor America’s birthday with some of these awesome Fourth of July events in New Orleans. FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS […]

Pensacola Resources
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Pensacola, Florida, is a vibrant coastal town with something to offer everyone, including families with kids. From its pristine beaches and historical landmarks to its exciting museums and family-friendly attractions, Pensacola has it all. Whether […]

Winnie The Pooh
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50+ Cute Winnie the Pooh Party Ideas

I have been a big fan of Winnie the Pooh since I was a little girl. Like most kids, Pooh, Piglet, Rabbit, Christopher Robin, Tigger, Kanga, Roo, and all of our favorite characters from the […]

Happily Ever After Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World
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People often ask what to pack for a trip to the most magical place on Earth. There are many things to consider when packing, such as the weather, time of year, and the age of […]

Mardi Gras Preschool Activity
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Mardi Gras Preschool Activities

Mardi Gras  is our favorite time of year in New Orleans and in Pensacola! The parades, the beads, KING CAKE, and all the fun! Preschoolers like to get into the carnival spirit too. We have some Mardi Gras Preschool […]

Mardi Gras In Jefferson Parish
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2024 Jefferson Parish Parade Schedule

To help you get ready for Mardi Gras 2024 we put together the Jefferson Parish 2024 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule! Krewe of Driftwood This neighborhood parade in Kenner is one of our favorites. The parade […]

Pensacola Mardi Gras
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Mardi Gras is of our family’s favorite times of the year. The floats, the parades, the fun. When we moved to Pensacola in 2017, the kids had to make sure Mardi Gras was a thing […]

New Orleans Pumpkin Patch
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Pumpkin Patches In New Orleans (Updated for 2023)

Nothing says Fall like visiting a pumpkin patch and picking the perfect pumpkin to decorate for Halloween in New Orleans! Here is a list of pumpkin patches in New Orleans. Pumpkin Patches in Jefferson Parish: St. Martin’s Episcopal […]

Disney Halloween Pumpkins
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75+ Cute and Fun Disney Pumpkins to Make this Halloween

It’s August, which means it’s basically spooky season and time for ALL the pumpkins. Mickey pumpkins, regular pumpkins, Cinderella pumpkins, painted pumpkins, carved pumpkins… you get it, right? ALL the pumpkins.  And because we love everything Disney, […]

Disney Springs at Night
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5 Fun Things To Do At Disney Springs

No trip to Walt Disney World is complete without a trip over to Disney Springs. We take at least two or three trips to Disney Springs every time we take a Walt Disney World trip. It’s a […]

kids playing on Destin Beach
Florida Travel


A few years ago, we set out from New Orleans to find the perfect family vacation for under $1000. Could we do it and visit Destin, Florida, and the Northwest Florida Coast and have fun? Of course, we […]