December 18, 2017

Crawfish Boil Cupcakes Idea

I’ve been baking lots of cupcakes and with tomorrow being Good Friday we will be boiling crawfish. I know it’s a tradition for my family and many in the New Orleans area. I was asked to come up with a cute cupcake idea for a crawfish boil and thanks to the plastic crawfish at Hobby […]

Box Tops for Education University 2012

As a mom to a school age child, I am familiar with Box Tops for Education. I know that when we grocery shop, my son has laser beam eyes for products with Box Tops. I am also well skilled at digging through the pantry for just one more Box Top to fill a sheet of […]

Easter Cupcakes Inspiration

We had an Easter Egg Hunt this past weekend and I made these Peep in a nest Cupcakes and they were a big hit with the kiddos! I used my Wedding Cake Cupcakes Recipe and tinted the icing purple with Wilton’s gel food coloring in violet. I melted white chocolate and dipped each Peep into the white chocolate […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones Teaches Water Safety

Today, Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones will be in New Orleans with the USA Swimming Foundation and ConocoPhillips as part of its Make A Splash tour, aimed at raising awareness for water safety and the importance of teaching kids to swim. Cullen Jones, the first African-American to hold a world record in swimming, will lead a youth […]

Need weekend plans? Look to WonderDads! {Review}

WonderDads has compiled a great resource guide geared for dads in New Orleans (and there are guides for other cities too!) to help them find activities, events, and restaurants that dad and kids can enjoy together! After having the opportunity to review the New Orleans WonderDads Guide, let me just throw out there that there […]

Mardi Gras Parade Safety for the Entire Family

Mardi Gras is in full-swing! The first full weekend of parades rolled last weekend, the Super Krewes are scheduled to roll this upcoming weekend, and Mardi Gras Day is February 21, 2012. This past weekend, my oldest son got to ride on a float for the second time and my youngest went to his first […]

Birthday Pawties and Critter Cinema with the Louisiana SPCA

The Louisiana SPCA is hosting some really great programs for animal-loving youth in 2012! Celebrate your child’s next birthday party at the Louisiana SPCA Animal Care and Rescue Center. Kids can have fun while learning about animals and participating in hand’s on activities. Most importantly, your birthday party booking fee will help thousands of rescue […]

Fireworks Safety Tips for New Year’s Eve

When it comes to fireworks, I prefer a  fireworks show from a distance that is synced to music. (Think Disney World). Completely opposite from me are my husband and son. They prefer to light them at home. They really like the ones that cause the ground to shake and make your ears ring for days. […]

Merry Christmas Cupcake Toppers {Free Printable}

Christmas Cupcake Topper Free    Merry Christmas Everyone! I can’t believe it’s already here! Here is a little Christmas present Free Printable from Nola Mommy. It’s a Merry Christmas cupcake topper. They fit a 1.5 inch circle punch or just cut them out yourself. In these pics, I attached them to a 2 inch scalloped punch in red […]

Crest & Oral-B Pro Health FOR ME & Oral-B Stages| Protecting Smiles

The people at Crest & Oral-B know how important your child’s dental health is and have teamed up to create a new line of products called the Crest and Oral-B Pro-Health FOR ME! It is the first and only complete line of oral care products for tween (kids 8 years old and up)! As a […]