August 22, 2017

Fun with FyrFlyz Light Up Toys {Product Review}

fyrflyz-1You know a toy is a hit when everyone is calling for a turn (adults included). The FyrFlyz Light Up Toys will have your entire family saying, “It’s my turn!” In addition to being fun for the person twirling the FyrFlyz, the photographer in me loved them. I used a tripod and lowered my camera’s shutter […]

Wordless Wednesday 12/7/11 with Linky

Gingerbread HouseOne of my favorite holiday traditions is making gingerbread houses with my son. I pipe and he designs. “When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that it’s the simplest things ,not the great occasions, that give off the greatest glow of happiness.” ~ Bob Hope, American film actor and comedian. I hope when my […]

Elf on the Shelf Name Ideas {Updated}

Elf on the ShelfSoon, our Elf on the Shelf will return for the third time.  Elves travel to and from the North Pole each night giving Santa Clause a report on whether your children have been naughty or nice. When your elf shows up, your first task is to give him or her a name. Our elf’s name is Zack and […]

BOO Your Neighbor| {Free Printables}

Boo SignsEvery year, for the last five years or so, we have participated in the tradition of “Boo-ing” your neighbor. I don’t know who the first person was to start the tradition but it’s one that we make sure to keep every year. I remember the first time we had something show up on our doorstep. […]

Family Fun in the Kitchen| Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Last Friday, my oldest had a day off from school and we made one of his favorite breakfast treats, cinnamon rolls. Of course, when my 8 year old is in the kitchen he always tries to add a “kid inspired” twist to everything we cook. This cooking adventure was no different and we had cinnamon […]

Alice in Wonderland Tea at the Windsor Court (8/20 & 8/21)

What: Alice in Wonderland Tea When: August 20th & 21st; 11am, 2pm, & 4:30pm Where: Le Salon in the Windsor Court in New Orleans Take a journey down the rabbit hole. Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction to the tea! On August 20th and 21st, Le Salon at […]

Chuck E. Cheese Introduces New Pizza Recipe

This weekend my family had the opportunity to enjoy Chuck E. Cheese’s new pizza recipe and enjoy a fun family outing. Honestly, I thought Chuck E. Cheese was only a place you went to for birthday parties. I didn’t realize that anyone can go and enjoy the pizza, salad bar, and games without attending a […]

LSU Cupcakes

 It’s getting close! There is now talk of training camps and power rankings! But as much as I love football, my favorite thing is getting together with friends and family to watch the games. For us, Saturday means LSU games and Sunday is reserved for Saints games. I’m already trying to come up with ideas […]

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 […]

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 […]