August 17, 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, […]

ZukaBaby Boutique Opening in Metairie 1/24 {Giveaway}

ZukaBaby-GNOBACfacebookZukaBaby, a natural parenting boutique located in uptown New Orleans since 2009, is bringing cloth diapers, baby wearing, breastfeeding, natural toys, organic layette and more to Metairie,  Louisiana! Grand Opening Baby Shower Celebration A baby shower-themed party for everyone from mothers-to-be to toddlers to grandparents When: Grand Opening this Saturday, January 24, 2015 10am-3pm Where: 3248 […]

Steamboat Natchez Family Fun Cruise (June 7)

Steamboat Family Day June 7, 2014What: A Family Fun Cruise on the Steamboat NATCHEZ When: June 7, 2014; Boarding begins and 2pm Cruise from 2:30-4:30 Where: Steamboat NATCHEZ is located at Toulouse Street & the River in the French Quarter Click here for a map and directions Cost: $15 for adults, $7.50 for children 6-12, and children 5 and under free […]

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 […]

Boo at the Zoo sponsored by Carnival {Recap}

My family went to Boo at the Zoo sponsored by Carnival at Audubon Zoo last weekend and had an incredible time. If you are one of the lucky ones that got their tickets early and plan on attending this weekend I hope you have a wonderful time too! If you missed out on tickets this year, be […]

Sightseeing in NOLA with Transition Lenses

Never take your sight for granted! Thankfully, this is something the people at Transitions Lenses understand and has been impressed on me since I was little. One of my Dad’s closest friends is an eye surgeon and always reminds our family how important it is to properly care for our eyesight. In his line of […]

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 […]

It’s Shrimp Season in Louisiana! {BBQ Shrimp Recipe}

BBQ ShrimpIt is shrimp season in Louisiana and I was given the task by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board to come up with a recipe for beautiful shrimp caught straight out of Louisiana waters. They were caught by Lance Nacio of Anna Marie Shrimp, frozen right on the boat, and shipped to my front door. […]

FestiGals in New Orleans {June 22-24}

New Orleans is known for being boring, mundane, and a snooze…. Right? NOT! In fact, New Orleans has AGAIN been named the best city in the United States for food, nightlife, people-watching and FUN! That sounds more like it. The Girls at FestiGals know this and plan on entertaining and empowering woman New Orleans style […]

It Happened Here – A New App for New Orleans

I really like the concept for the It Happened Here App, available for both the Android and IPhone! It’s like having a personal tour guide on your smart phone. They recently added New Orleans to their list of cities! {Very Smart Move!} Even though I am blatantly bias, I can’t think of a more interesting city. The […]