October 19, 2017

Archives for July 2011

Waxing Poetic (Product Review)

Sterling Silver JewelryWaxing Poetic,  your online destination for personalized jewelry, is offering Free Shipping on any purchase of $75 or more through the end of July with the code JULYSHIP. Hurry, this offer is almost over! Whether you are looking for a birthday present for a relative, baby shower gift for a friend or a little something special for […]

Frieda’s Meyer Lemons (Review), Now at Rouse’s

Frieda’s Inc., a woman-owned, family business, is celebrating their 50th year in the produce industry. Focusing on specialty produce, Frieda’s Inc., supplies retailers with over 600 types of gourmet vegetables, exotic fruits, and companion items.  Founded by Frieda Caplan, in 1962, it was the first woman owned produce company in the United States. Frieda’s is […]

Wordless Wednesday 7/27/11

Sunset   Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them. ~Louisa May Alcott, Author       Today is the last day to enter the Shutterfly Photo Book Giveaway. I’m giving away 10 […]

Flirty Aprons

Lately, I have been on a cupcake baking frenzy! I am even breaking away from the traditional vanilla and chocolate and trying to be a little creative in the kitchen. How does a banana foster cupcake sound? Well, I’m working on it. The only hazard of baking & icing cupcakes is the frosting stains on […]

Cornbread: Sweet or Salty (Recipes)

sweet cornbreadToday in the city, the lunch special all across town will be traditional    New Orleans Red Beans and Rice. Having red beans on Monday started because it used the leftover meat from Sunday dinner and could be left generally unattended while the washing was done. Traditionally, cornbread is served along with the dish. Some eat it separately, while others […]

Pelicanpalooza (8/7/11 @ Southport Hall)

What: Pelicanpalooza, the main fundraiser benifitting Camp Pelican, a camp for children with pulmonary disorders When: August 7, 2011 Time: 12 pm – 8pm Where: Southport Hall Cost: $15 & kids under 12 are free! Family Friendly Event . . The date for Pelicanpalooza 2011 is set for Sunday August 7th at Southport Hall!!! Entertainment will be […]

Crazy Days of Summer Photo Challenge (Motion)

    There is nothing as fun as watching little boys running around the football field. Getting excited that the season is right around the corner!

Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

  Across the country it is HOT! Today in New Orleans, the heat index at Audubon Park is 104 degrees and some of the hottest days of summer are yet to come. Heat related illnesses are dangerous and can have life changing consequences. In America, more people die each year from extreme heat than hurricanes, […]

Wordless Wednesday 7/20/11

Blue and green PeacockThis peacock was strutting his stuff at the Audubon Zoo… Where they all ask for you!  Click here to enter to win 1 of 10 (TEN) Shutterfly Photobooks from Nola Mommy     .

Shutterfly Photo Books (Review & Giveaway)*Closed*

 I remember the days of film cameras. When you had to wait until your pictures were printed to see what you shot. Now, the options for taking pictures, processing your pictures, and preserving them are endless. Having the ability to snap away, means that I have overflowing file folders of pictures stored on my computer. […]