Reconnect with your love on a date night in New Orleans, make a new recipe, or have some fun!

New Orleans Date Nights

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2024 St. Patrick's Day Celebrations In New Orleans

As a kid, I wasn’t particularly excited about Saint Patrick’s Day because we weren’t Irish, and so it wasn’t a big deal in our family. As an adult, though, I absolutely love celebrating St. Patrick's […]

Mississippi River in New Orleans Louisiana at night

50 Awesome New Orleans Date Night Ideas You'll Both Love

Need some new date night ideas? It is time to rethink the same old movie and dinner date night.  New Orleans has it all, whether you are looking for a romantic walk or some creative fun. We […]

New Orleans Date Nights

GREAT AND EASY LAST MINUTE NEW ORLEANS DATE NIGHTS

Life is busy. As parents we are always rushing here, there and everywhere. We barely have time to shower some days, and date nights are the LAST thing on our minds. However, it’s important to take time […]

Black and Gold Christmas Decorations

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 Parade in New Orleans

THROW ME SOMETHIN’, ETSY…MARDI GRAS GOODIES YOU NEED FOR OUR FAVORITE ETSY SHOPS!

The Mardi Gras spirit has descended upon the state of Louisiana and we are ready to Mardi Gras Mambo our way to Fat Gras. Look no further for your guide to everything Mardi Gras on Etsy! Below you’ll find […]

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40+ New Orleans Inspired Grill Recipes

I don’t know about you but this time of year makes me want to do nothing but GRILL. Seafood, steak, veggies, fruit – everything taste better on the grill. Not only does it taste better […]

biscuit beignet bites

BEIGNET BITES – AN EASY BISCUIT BEIGNET RECIPE ANYONE CAN MAKE

One can’t talk about sweet treats in New Orleans without mentioning beignets. I had no idea how easy and yummy this quick substitute could be until about a year ago. (Probably a good thing for […]

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TIPS TO SHELTER IN PLACE DURING A HURRICANE

Hurricane Season – that dreaded time between June and November we all watch the Gulf of Mexico and miss Nash Roberts. Whether you go our stay, it’s best to always be prepared and to start […]

Hurricane Evacuation Tips

HURRICANE EVACUATION SURVIVAL TIPS

Going through a hurricane with kids is HARD. Do you stay or do you go? How far away from home to you travel? Do you go someplace fun like Disney or rough it in a near by […]

Cocktails inspired by the city of New Orleans

New Orleans Cocktail Recipes You NEED To Make

With parades fast approaching and Mardi Gras just around the corner, why not make up a batch of one of these New Orleans Cocktail recipes for the parade route, your next party, or just sipping […]

Slow Cooker Recipes inspired by the flavors of New Orleans

65+ New Orleans Slow Cooker Recipes You'll Love

Here in New Orleans, we are all about food. Our seasons are named for the food and we are perfectly ok with that. However, as moms, we are busy. Between work, school, and kid activities […]

Mardi Gras Health Tips

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 […]

Tips to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans Sober

TIPS FOR ENJOYING A HAPPY SOBER MARDI GRAS

As the rest of the world recovers from the holidays and settles in for the rest of winter here in New Orleans we gear up for Mardi Gras. I am headed into my 3rd year as a sober […]

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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 […]

DIY King Cake for Mardi Gras in New Orleans filled with cream cheese

“Semi-Homemade” DIY KING CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FILLING

Sometimes during Carnival Season, ( Twelfth Night (January 6th) – Mardi Gras Day (February 21st) you just want a king cake. Sometimes you want a king cake when your favorite New Orleans bakeries are closed, or you […]

Top Taco NOLA 2022

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. […]

Summer Date Nights in New Orleans

Summer Date Nights In New Orleans You'll Both Love

The sun is out, the days are long, and it is time to change those date night/day routines. Whether you are in a serious relationship, married, or just starting something new, we have some sizzling […]