March 25, 2017

Lemonade Day Louisiana {May 4, 2013}

who-dat-lemonade-768x1024Do you have a little entrepreneur  who is interested in running their own business? If so, take the time to check out Lemonade Day in Louisiana. My oldest son and I found this program at a local Raising Cane’s last year and have been looking forward to it and it is almost here! This along with 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 […]

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 […]

Louisiana Chicken Creole {Recipe}

Honestly, I have always eaten shrimp creole and it is mostly shrimp creole that is found on menus around New Orleans. Sometimes when shrimp season is closed and our stash of Louisiana shrimp from the freezer is depleted, I substitute chicken for shrimp. It’s a very easy and flavorful dish to put together and will […]

Gulf Coast Seafood and Tourism Bash 2012

The Gulf Coast Coast Seafood and Tourism Bash 2012 was held last Friday night and I was delighted to attend! Everyone was given VIP treatment but the real star of the show was fresh Louisiana seafood. Thanks to a police escort, we were able to Dine and Dash around to three restaurants that each showcased […]

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, […]

You know you’re from New Orleans if… (Updated)

Sometimes you don’t realize how unique the city of New Orleans is until you meet a newcomer. Then you really appreciate the little things that make it special and unique.  Lets try to keep the traditions going for another generation. You cringe when you hear it pronounced New OrLEENS. It’s New OrLINS and we don’t […]

Cornbread: Sweet or Salty (Recipes)

sweet cornbreadToday in the city, the lunch special all across town will be traditional    New Orleans Red Beans and Rice. Having red beans on Monday started because it used the leftover meat from Sunday dinner and could be left generally unattended while the washing was done. Traditionally, cornbread is served along with the dish. Some eat it separately, while others […]

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 […]

Behind the Scenes at the Louisiana Superdome

New Orleans Saints Training RoomThe Louisiana Superdome is an iconic figure in the city of New Orleans. It is home to the World Champion New Orleans Saints football team and has hosted 6 Super Bowls, with another Super Bowl to be played there in 2013. It is also the home of the All State Sugar Bowl which hosts the […]