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
It seems like there is a National Day to celebrate every day of the week. I did a quick google search and discovered there are on average 3 to 5 National Days to be celebrated each and every day. In July alone there are 113 National Days to celebrate according to Nationaldaycalendar.com July is the… Continue reading 31 Days to Celebrate in July
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.
Today is officially the first day of summer and the Fourth of July is the most important part of an American Summer. We always find something fun to do from a day at the pool to outdoor concerts to fireworks and more. There is never a lack of things to do the week of the… Continue reading 4th of July and Rob’s Rocking Dogs
In the spring and summer our back patio is a haven for our family. Outdoor movie nights, porch cocktails and breakfast on the veranda. Its the perfect place to spend the mornings and afternoons even on the warm days. I started thinking about this post a few months ago and really wanted to set a… Continue reading Let’s Flamingle…
This past weekend was French Quarter Festival in New Orleans. I always have intentions of writing posts like this after we attend events so I am glad I am getting the opportunity to write this one. We were able to attend three of the four days which is the most we have been able to… Continue reading French Quarter Festival Wrap Up
One week to go, well four days to be exact, and then everyone in the area is off for Spring Break. It feels like this break is one of the longer ones the kids have and I am not sure why that is. Maybe it’s because Easter happens and then they have a whole week… Continue reading What are you doing for Spring Break???
I have a small confession to make. I have an obsession with Amazon.com. Getting a prime membership when I became a mom literally changed my life. Don’t have time to run to the store for toilet paper? No problem it will be here in two days. Looking for some random cookie cutter for your kids… Continue reading Family Christmas Pajamas on Amazon
There is no denying we like to do things big in this family but costume holidays are our favorite. I am glad that I have instilled a lot of things in my kids but a love of costumes and dressing up is definitely a big one. They beg to dress up at least once a… Continue reading Halloween Recap
The two best times of the year to do things outside in Louisiana are Spring and Fall. The humidity is usually the mildest its going to be as well as the temperatures. This means that everyone plans outdoor events from festivals to parties to concerts. All of our weekends recently and for the next few… Continue reading It’s The Great Pumpkin We Five Kings