January 23, 2018

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 […]

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     .

5 Ways to Help the Gulf Coast

The media spotlight on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is dwindling, but the cleanup is far from over. The health of the Gulf of Mexico and it’s wetlands heavily impacts America’s domestic energy production, the seafood industry, international shipping, and the region’s culture. They don’t call Louisiana a Sportsman’s (or sportswoman’s) paradise […]

Fluerty Girl Helps Gulf Coast – Update

On April 20, 2010, an explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. On the rig 11 men lost their lives and many were injured. The explosion triggered a massive oil leak 5,000 feet below the waters surface. Currently, the oil is effecting every state on the Gulf Coast. It has […]

Build-A-Bear Helping Turtles

Meet Ivan! He has been a fixture in our family since the summer of 2004. I know this because he is named after Hurricane Ivan who forced us to evacuate to Houston (a drive that took 24hrs instead of 6 with a 2 y.o. and 2 dogs). To avoid watching the weather channel 24/7 we […]

Audubon Zoo

We love going to the Audubon Zoo! Located uptown in New Orleans it is a treasure to our city. It’s home to 2,000 animals and has many native to southern Louisiana. As members of the zoo we try to go often. Sometimes we go just to relax and enjoy lunch. My son “GC” could be […]