In Louisiana we got the official word on Monday that we will be under a stay home order until May 15th. This means that once again we will be celebrating a holiday at home. Over the last few months we have seen parents take on new roles as educators, coaches and more. They are doing… Continue reading Mother’s Day at Home
Lasagna is one of my favorite comfort meals. It’s something I make for people when they have had a baby or sick. Sharing my recipe.
Strawberry season in Louisiana is one of the best things about living in the south. Hands down Ponchatoula Strawberries are the best. This year has been a phenomenal crop which makes it all the more disappointing that Strawberry Festival was cancelled. While the festival didn’t happen the berries did and I picked up a flat… Continue reading Strawberry Season
If I had to name my favorite food group it would be cheese. It’s even possible that I would call it my love language. Cheese is delightful and something I could eat daily if I allowed myself. When we are having company over to the house one of my go to things to make is… Continue reading Boards! Boards! Boards!
My home changes a lot for the holidays. I like it to look like each room has been kissed with touches of Christmas. We all walk into a lot of homes during the holiday season for dinners and parties and get togethers. I love mine to feel cozy, warm and most of all inviting. My… Continue reading Our Holiday Home 2019
We recently took a weekend trip to Laurel, MS with the kids and we fell in love. It’s a sweet small town with cute storefronts, a main street and the story of how they revived their community is just incredible. We had a list of places that we wanted to visit while in Laurel but… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide – Laurel Mercantile
I have always wanted to throw a Christmas Brunch. My extended family prefers to have lunch or dinner so I am the odd man out. Two years ago though Christmas fell on a Sunday and I was able to use the excuse that it was brunch day. Now our immediate family loves brunch. We have… Continue reading Throwing the Perfect Christmas Brunch
Thanksgiving is less than a week away and I am ready for family and food. Thanksgiving feels easier to me than Christmas since there aren’t as many events leading up to it. It makes me feel relaxed and calm. I am not hosting Thanksgiving dinner but I love setting a festive table to share with… Continue reading Setting Your Thanksgiving Table
This post is sponsored by Mad Science Southeast Louisiana. All thoughts, opinions and ideas are mine. Summer birthdays are both equally fun and hard to plan in July in south Louisiana. It’s hot and humid and there are limited places to host a party that are not going to be scorching. The last few years… Continue reading The Bigs 5th and 6th Mad Science Birthday Party
Each month I have a standing day date with two of my friends for Coffee and Perspective. It’s been such a great experience for all of us since we started doing it in the early fall. We share a lot of similar beliefs on raising kids, politics and so on so it is a great… Continue reading Soup Season – Coffee and Perspective