Articles by Katy

What to Do With the Kids This Weekend

This post is brought to you by Smile Doctors. FRIDAY, December 6th, 2019 Storytime for All Ages. 10:30-11:30AM. Abita Springs Library. Family Game Day. All Day. Kentwood Library. Amite Family Movie Night. 4-6PM. Amite Library. Ponchatoula Game On. 5-6PM. Ponchatoula Library. This week’s game is Max’s Attic. Kentwood Family Holiday…


South Louisiana Christmas Parades

I’ll admit that I thought that Christmas parades were something that happened in other places. We have Mardi Gras parades–not Christmas, right? WRONG. In fact, Tangipahoa parish alone has five. FIVE. That’s a whole lotta Christmas. So if you decide that you want to catch one of  these moving holiday…


Where to Get Santa Claus Pictures on the Northshore

┬áThis post is updated for 2019. If you’re not careful it will be Christmas Eve when you realize that you’ve forgotten to take care of this holiday tradition. Your best bet is to plan ahead and figure out exactly where and when you plan to get that coveted photo of…



Northshore Thanksgiving Events

This listing has been updated for 2019. Thursday, November 21st Thanksgiving Family Storytime. 6:30-7:15PM. Madisonville Library. Thanksgiving stories, music and a craft! All ages are welcome and no registration is required! Please note that food may be used as a craft material. Please call the branch for details. Thursday, November…


Christmas on the Northshore {Guide to the Holidays}

There’s no time quite like the holidays and these days the holidays seem to start as soon as Halloween has ended! No worries–we have a complete list of holiday activities happening in our area. And this is just the tip of our holiday coverage! Please check out our holiday hub…


Kids Eat Free on Halloween

Attention: this list is for 2019. While I have done my best to verify all of these deals it does help to call ahead and make sure the are still participating when you are ready to go. If you’re looking for our regular Kids Eat Free list, that can be…


Oak Oven Opens in Mandeville

If you ask former south shore residents what new restaurant they’re excited about, they’ll invariably tell you Oak Oven. A fixture in River Ridge for many years now, Oak Oven is the kind of restaurant that’s difficult to find and a treasure when you do. It’s a modern update of…



OXtober Fest Comes to Covington

OXtober Fest Covington If you’ve ever lamented the fact that there’s no proper Oktoberfest here on the Northshore, weep no more! A group of Covington citizens have turned their love of the The Boys and Girls Club of Covington into a fun, beer-filled fundraiser sure to be a good time…