February 24, 2017

The Color Run in NOLA 2/9 {Giveaway & Discount}

Color Run MediaI am excited to be giving one lucky Nola Mommy reader a free entry for The Color Run: Mardi Gras in New Orleans on February 9, 2013 at City Park. Check out the race map here! You’re probably curious about what exactly is a Color Run right? Well, It’s a 5K filled with crazy, color […]

Boo at the Zoo sponsored by Carnival {Recap}

My family went to Boo at the Zoo sponsored by Carnival at Audubon Zoo last weekend and had an incredible time. If you are one of the lucky ones that got their tickets early and plan on attending this weekend I hope you have a wonderful time too! If you missed out on tickets this year, be […]

Boo at the Zoo Presented by Carnival Cruise Lines {Giveaway}

  In New Orleans, Boo at the Zoo is a tradition for many families. I know its something my oldest son looks forward to every year and this year will be extra special because Carnival Cruise Lines has jumped onboard with Children’s Hospital and Audubon Zoo to make it a year to remember.   Each […]

Sightseeing in NOLA with Transition Lenses

Never take your sight for granted! Thankfully, this is something the people at Transitions Lenses understand and has been impressed on me since I was little. One of my Dad’s closest friends is an eye surgeon and always reminds our family how important it is to properly care for our eyesight. In his line of […]

Sports Illustrated Kids: “SportsParent of the Year” Contest (Free Tablet Edition of SI Kids)

Sports Illustrated Kids is on the search for the SportsParent of the Year and it could be you or someone your know! The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 VISA gift card to support his/her child’s or community team’s sports needs! The winner could also be featured in an upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated […]

Brave {Movie Review}

  Before taking my son to see Brave 3D, I was warned that the film lacked any strong male characters for a young boy to look up to. Well, that is kind of true but it doesn’t mean that the movie is lacking characters that display bravery, strength, and courage. It just so happens that […]

Don’t Forget your Life Jacket! North American Safe Boating Campaign

Don’t forget your life jacket. Is there anyone not trying to take a few days off next week? Many parts of the country are seeing record high temperatures, which makes the water that much more appealing. So as parents try and figure out how to pack their luggage, their kids’ luggage, toys, coolers and other […]

Evacuation Tips for the Entire Family

I love summer but I dread hurricane season. I read an article that said 2014 may be a slow season for the Gulf Coast, but I clearly remember in years past that the years they predicted to be extremely active were very slow. Let’s be prepared no matter what they forecast!   . Get your […]

Interview with Hershey’s Moderation Nation Guru Jennie Finch

I know what you’re thinking, Hershey’s and Moderation are not two words that you would normally put together. When it comes to their milky, sweet chocolate I tend to live by the philosophy of “Just one more won’t hurt.” But the truth is that balance is a key element to being healthy and happy. The […]

Wordless Wednesday 5/16/12 Linky {Zoo-to-Do for Kids}

A little over two weeks ago, my family had the opportunity to attend the Whitney’s Zoo-to-Do for Kids at the New Orleans Audubon Zoo. It was a great event that goes a long way to fund one of my family’s favorite summer activities! We love the zoo and thanks to the Hershey’s Moderation Nation team […]