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 […]

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 […]

Storyland New Orleans City Park
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All About Storyland in New Orleans City Park

Storyland in New Orleans City Park has been a favorite place for kids and adults. This beloved New Orleans attraction has been a part of our hearts for 60 years. In 2019 it got a major upgrade! STEM-related activities, […]

Black and Gold Christmas Decorations
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CHRISTMAS IN NEW ORLEANS – ON ETSY!

Christmas is just about 6 months away! I swear it gets here sooner every year. The rest of the year will go by in a blur between the kids going back to school, Halloween, Thanksgiving and […]

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NEW ORLEANS BLACK AND GOLD ETSY FINDS

It’s that time of year again. Black and Gold fever is spreading throughout New Orleans as the Saints prepare for training camp and preseason in the next month. To get you prepared for the season […]

Mardi Gras Health Tips
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TIPS FOR STAYING HEALTHY DURING CARNIVAL SEASON

It’s Carnival Time!  King cakes, parades, and parties are right around the corner. With multiple viruses, Covid, RSV, the flu, and other viruses going around, staying healthy is a top priority. Here are seven tips for staying […]

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Preschool Mardi Gras Sensory Bin

Celebrate Mardi Gras with toddlers and preschoolers with a Mardi Gras Sensory Bin. Sensory bins are great for little ones to explore textures and all of their senses. They are also a good way to incorporate a little […]

Mardi Gras Bead Painting for early childhood Mardi Gras thematic unit art
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MARDI GRAS BEAD PAINTING

One of my favorite ways to celebrate Mardi Gras with kids is through art. Preschoolers love to paint, and it’s more about the process for them than it is about the finished product. That’s why this Mardi Gras bead […]

Easy DIY Mini King cake
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Easy DIY Mini King Cakes For Mardi Gras

Carnival season means one thing in New Orleans, KING CAKE! And while there seem to be king cakes available everywhere sometimes, you want to make your own semi-homemade king cake. Or maybe you live elsewhere in a place where […]

Top Taco NOLA 2022
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Taco Libre Dos at Top Taco NOLA 2022

Top Taco NOLA is more than just another festival – it’s an extraordinary food and entertainment experience! In 2023, the best restaurants in Greater New Orleans will come together to celebrate everyone’s favorite cuisine: tacos. […]