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What to Do With the Kids This Weekend

This post is brought to you by Rapid Urgent Care. FRIDAY, January 17th, 2020 Ponchatoula Game On. 5-6PM. Ponchatoula Library. SATURDAY, January 18th, 2020 Covington Farmer’s Market. 8AM-noon. Field next to the Courthouse. Camellia City Farmer’s Market. 8AM-Noon. 333 Erlanger, Slidell. Mandeville Community Market. 9AM-1PM. Mandeville Trailhead. Hammond Farmer’s Market. 9AM-3PM.  Open House/Float Viewing….


Where to Find Gluten-Free King Cake

Every year a lot of people ask us about gluten free king cakes. It’s not surprising, many people these days are avoiding gluten for a variety of reasons and who wants to skip a delicious treat like king cake? A few years ago it was almost impossible to find a…


Our Favorite Mardi Gras Finds on Etsy

This post contains affiliate links. We love Mardi Gras and we also love to support local businesses. We decided to combine the two and show you some of our favorite finds on Etsy with a Mardi Gras feel. First on the list are these adorable fleece vests in purple, green,…


How to Host a King Cake Party

Just imagine: a spread of king cakes from all your favorite places, sliced and waiting to be enjoyed. Your closest friends and family mingle, laughing, occasionally dancing, and, of course, eating. The distinct horns of “Mardi Gras Mambo” occasionally cut through the chatter, while the littlest guests play parade in…


Northshore Parade Schedule

January 11th King’s Day Parade. 5PM. Mandeville Lakefront. Event features the Mandeville Milkshakers. Celebration afterwards at the Mandeville Trailhead. St. John’s Fools of Misrule. 6PM. A Twelfth Night Marching Club they march in the streets of downtown Covington beginning at the Columbia Street Tap Room. For a full map of…




Where to See the Nutcracker {Northshore Parent Holiday Guide}

This list is updated for 2019 Hammond Hammond Ballet Company Columbia Theater, Hammond December 13th, 7PM December 14th, 7PM Tickets available online. Tickets range in price from $15-$39 Mandeville Ballet Apetrei  Mandeville High Theater Friday, November 13th. 7PM Saturday, December 14th. 2PM and 7PM. Tickets may be purchased in advance by…



Christmas Lights on the Northshore

As a kid I remember right after Christmas dinner at my grandma’s house in Jefferson, we would drive to Metairie so we could take a peek at Al Copeland’s house all done-up for Christmas. I feel like maybe over-the-top Christmas lights are a dying art form or something because I…