December 18, 2017

Archives for October 2011

Happy Halloween| Safety Tips

Safe and Happy HalloweenI can’t wait to go Trick-or-Treating. I like costume-watching, getting to see my neighbors and friends, and see my son having a great time with his friends. (and telling him to slow down and don’t run through the grass after every house!) But the nurse in me does tend to come out for things like this and […]| Send a Card & Never Leave Home

Cardstore.comMy husband came home today and told me, “Thank you, I really needed that today.” My first thought was: Do I just say you’re welcome and possibly be taking credit for someone else’s good deed or do I inquire? Of course, I asked what he was talking about. Apparently, he had a really stressful, busy […]

Fleur de lis & LSU #1 Pumpkin Carving | Free Printables

This Halloween, carve a fleur de lis or LSU paw-prints in your Halloween pumpkin. Better yet, Carve one of each! Use these pumpkin carving stencils to share your Louisiana pride with your neighborhood’s trick-or-treaters. Click here to download your Free Fleur De Lis Stencil Click here to download your free paw-print stencil Last week, one […]

Wordless Wednesday 10/26 {Fun at the Fair} *Linky*

Pictures from a fair on the Bayou!  This is an 100 year old, wooden horse racing game. It was found after Hurricane Andrew and refinished. Players place a quarter on numbers from 1 through 12 and after the game operator spins the horses around the track, the person with their quarter on the number of […]

Fleur de Light | See the Light, Feed the Hungry Candle

For many in South Louisiana, hunger is a reality. The See the Light, Feed the Hungry candle is dedicated to eliminating hunger in the New Orleans area. For each candle sold, Little Miss Muffin located in Metairie, LA and Fleur de Candle will donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans and Acadiana. […]

New Orleans Saints Fashion

Ruched tube dress, Top, Striped top, Diane von Fürstenberg black pants, Bandolino kitten heel pumps, Flower clutch,  Betsey Johnson fleur de lis jewelry Unique & Inspiring Jewelry from Waxing Poetic (fleur de lis ring) My normal game-day fashion consists of a Drew Brees jersey with jeans. (I have one in traditional black, the Super Bowl 44 version, […]

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Light Show! It’s Amazing!

I normally don’t post on the weekend but I really wanted to share this! When I first heard that the naming rights to the Dome were sold to Mercedes-Benz, I was hesitant about what that would mean. But, if it means more things like this to come, I am all for it! It might take a […]

Elevate your Tailgate with Zatarain’s & Chef John Besh

Zatarain’s, a New Orleans tradition since 1889, wants to know your tailgating style. What tailgating recipes do you make for your friends and family? Enter a photo of your favorite tailgating meal via Zatarain’s Facebook page and you could be entered to win a Gameday Gift Box full of Zatarain’s products and get tips and […]

Manic Mommies Escape 2011 is in New Orleans! Nov. 4-6, 2011

If you follow this blog then you know that I LOVE to showcase everything and anything New Orleans! It’s the people, food, culture, and long list of traditions that make this place so special to everyone who lives here and to those who visit for a short while. Next month from November 4 through November […]

Wordless Wednesday 10/19/11 *LINKY*

New Orleans Boats“Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.” ~ Winnie the Pooh   I have always found water to be calming and peaceful. This picture is of the Mighty Mississippi […]