French Quarter Festival is the largest free festival in the area. It’s fun for everyone including families but here are a few things to know.
We just took our first Disney trip as a family and I am here to tell you what we did right, wrong and what we will do again.
My close girlfriends are anticipating my Disney trip to see if I love it or hate it. I don’t think of myself as a Disney person which is why I chose to use a planner when we booked the trip. My main concern was what I was going to wear and I immediately started down… Continue reading Making the Most of Your Closet for Disney
I scream, you scream, we all scream, for Blue Lizard Sunscreen!
Mardi Gras is fun for any and all. These are some helpful tips and tricks to enjoying the season with the entire family.
Even before I had kids I knew that throwing birthday parties would be one of my favorite parts. I love my birthday and celebrating so it makes sense that I love to throw parties for my kids too. Over the years we have done a variety of different parties for the boys. I try to… Continue reading Kids Birthday Party Ideas
I’ve got my mind on king cake and king cake on my mind. If you have heard of New Orleans you probably know about our beloved dessert of the Carnival season, King Cake. While some bakers may offer king cake year round if you are from here you have been told no king cake before… Continue reading Twelfth Night
Happy New Year Y’all! I love greeting each new year with anticipation of what is to come. There is always a nice feeling that you are starting fresh with a new outlook on the year. We have a lot of exciting things planned for our family this year and also for the blog. I am… Continue reading We Five Kings in 2019
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
We started a tradition several years ago of taking the boys down to New Orleans to go on a Christmas tree scavenger hunt! Before Justin and I had kids we would go each year to have a fancy dinner and walk around Canal Street to see the lights, streetcars and all of the hotels. … Continue reading Christmas Tree Scavenger Hunt