Articles by Katy

What to Do With the Kids This Weekend

Friday, October 18th, 2019 Washington Parish Free Fair. 10AM-Midnight. For more info on the fair, please see their website. Vintage Market Days. 10AM-5PM. Florida Parishes Arena, Amite. See more information on their website. Storytime for All Ages. 10:30-11:30AM. Abita Springs Library. Amite Family Movie Night. 4-6PM. Amite Library. Ponchatoula Game…



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…


Pumpkin Patches on the Northshore

This post is updated for 2019. As new information becomes available, we will update.  Covington St. Peter Parish.  Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. 125, E. 19th Avenue. Pumpkins usually arrive in mid-October  Lacombe Banting’s Nursery 26300 US-190 A large selection of pumpkins and a family photo area. Available now….


Birthday Party Guide

Here at Northshore Parent we love a good birthday party. Some of us like big, Pinterest-worthy celebrations and others like smaller affairs. Either way, throwing a birthday party is a big undertaking and that’s why we’re here to help with this Birthday Party Guide. Find all the best places for…


Reginelli’s Mandeville Opens to Enthusiastic Crowds

This post is brought to you by Reginelli’s Pizzeria. Last month, the latest location of Reginelli’s pizzeria opened in Mandeville. They invited us out to check the place out about a week later. We went on a Thursday night and it was very busy. Personally, I haven’t been to a…


A Parent’s Guide to Covington

This post is brought to you by the Larter Team. The city of Covington is one of the oldest in St. Tammany parish. It has a beautiful downtown area straight out of the last century but also many modern conveniences. It’s also the parish seat. Outdoor Play in Covington Bogue…


Six Great Chicken Sandwiches on the Northshore

The word is out–Popeyes had a great chicken sandwich but right now it’s sold out. Have no fear! While we all love Popeye’s, especially during parade season, there are actually a LOT of great chicken sandwiches on the Northshore that you can still check out. I surveyed the members of…



DIY Balloon Garland

I’ve never been one to follow celebrities, but even I couldn’t help but notice the popularity of balloon garlands in everything from celebrity weddings to holiday decorations. Such a simple concept with a big impact, so I figured I’d give it a try. Here’s what you need: Balloons in various…