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So You Want to “Festival” with a Toddler? Read This and Print the Checklist!

Should you “Festival” with a toddler?????? Yes, you should!!! One of the things I said before I had a baby was that I was never going to let a baby stop me from doing what I love. And what do I love? Festivals! The music, the food, the people, the atmosphere – it’s all heaven […]

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Pacque-ing {A Cajun Easter Tradition}

South Louisiana is known for some weird traditions. At Christmastime, we let Madame Grands Doigts — a witch with long fingers — come into our home to deliver goodies into stockings hung by the chimney with care. We boil and eat something literally called a MudBug. We made Mardi Gras a “thing,” and we chase […]

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Mommin’ Irish Twins {My Top 10 Tips & Tricks}

My first two children were born 12 months apart. You know what they call that?  Irish Twins Oh we have the luck o’ the Irish in our blood.  Walking around wearing a baby, while holding a baby, is a tough gig. You have TWO kids in diapers, TWO kids nursing or taking bottles, TWO kids […]

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Dear Moms :: We’re In This Together; It’s Time to Start Acting Like It

It was a warm summer day in 2017 when my family got the craving for some pizza. No normal delivery-chain pizza would do; no, we wanted something special. Something customizable. We wanted Pizza Artista. But of course, we didn’t all want to go sit and eat AT the restaurant – we wanted to stuff our […]

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Wait, Wait, Wait!!! Don’t Pitch Your Mardi Gras Throws!

It’s the question that every Louisiana mom asks themselves the day after Mardi Gras, “What do I do with all these Mardi Gras beads (or throws)?” There are 2 things that usually happen: They get thrown away or They get sorted and stored in the attic waiting for the apocalypse.  There has to be another […]

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