June 26, 2017

Gluten Free King Cake {Recipe}

GF_kingcake1It’s Mardi Gras time, which also means it’s King Cake Season! Of all the things that I miss since being diagnosed with celiac disease and having to go gluten free, king cake is at the top of the list. Beignets  &  donuts run a close second and third. I’ve been on a quest to find a, […]

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 […]

Wordless Wednesday 2/22/12 {Linky}

I hope everyone had a fun & safe Mardi Gras 2012! We had wonderful weather (highs in the 70’s), caught lots of beads, and ate way to much king cake! Happy Wordless Wednesday & Thank you for linking up here at Nola Mommy! Laissez les bon temps rouler! “Let the good times roll!”

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Zatarain’s!

Happy Mardi Gras 2012 Everyone! As parades are hitting the streets all around New Orleans, enjoy the taste of Mardi Gras, wherever you are, with a little help from the New Orleans original, Zatarain’s! Did you know that Mardi Gras which when translated from French means “Fat Tuesday”, dates back to the 1700’s in South […]

King Cake Cupcakes {Recipe}

These king cake cupcakes were a huge hit! Many people have asked for the recipe and today, with a few days left before Mardi Gras, I am glad to finally be able to share. Throw tradition out of the window and enjoy these cinnamon, pecan cupcakes all year long. You can also try making King […]

Wordless Wednesday with Linky 2/15/12

Happy Mardi Gras! Here are two pics from last weekends parade. It was the little ones first parade and my oldest son’s second time riding on a float. My oldest says Mardi Gras is his favorite holiday, but I didn’t know if the little one would be scared of all the noise. I had nothing […]

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 […]

Wordless Wednesday 2/8/12 {Shoebox Float}

Shoebox FloatI was excited when my son came home from school saying he had to build a Shoebox Mardi Gras Float. Then when we told my husband, he started telling us about his shoebox floats as a kid and Twitter friends shared their shoebox float ideas with me. I guess these are a Nola tradition! (Mine […]

King Cake Cookies {Recipe}

They are here! King Cakes hit the shelves on January 6 and will be here until Mardi Gras. When I was a kid that was the only time throughout the year that you could find a king cake. Now a few places change the color of sprinkles on top and sell them all year. Even […]

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 […]