Celebrations

Elegant Gender Neutral Baby Shower

I know there are a lot of people who are waiting these days to find out the gender of their baby. I am not one of those people, but I’m seeing it a lot and know that it’s a popular choice. One of my big questions is always about how…


Last Minute Easter Basket Stuffers

So. The bunny snuck up on you. It’s 2 days before Easter and you’ve got empty baskets and are out of ideas how to fill them with something other than candy. Here are 5 quick and easy non-candy Easter basket stuffers. Outdoor Items Easter is the semi-official start of spring…


Mermaid Party Decorations

Mermaids are hot right now. Everywhere you look you see mermaid pillows, t-shirts, and blankets. It’s no wonder that lots of little girls (and probably some boys) are asking for mermaid birthday parties. We have tons of great ideas for you on the site and here we’re sharing some of…





Jazz Fest Themed Birthday Party

When you have a New Orleans baby you somtimes can’t resist the urge to have a very New Orleans birthday party–especially their first birthday. My cousin’s wife Sarah is a true creative force,  so it came as no surprise to me when she turned out a very original theme for…


Taco Tailgate

Each year my family hosts all of our friends at our house for the first Saints game.  It’s really something that we have grown to love doing.  You know as well as I do that as we get older and have more kids it’s just not always possible to get…


Crawfish Party Ideas

About four seconds after Mardi Gras has passed, people in south Louisiana start thinking about crawfish. It’s pretty much an obsession around these parts and any excuse is a good one for putting out the pot and boiling up some mud bugs. Case in point, we’ve got two adorable parties…


St Joseph’s Altars on the Northshore

Saint Joseph’s altars are a unique cultural and religious tradition brought to New Orleans by Sicilian immigrants in the 1880s. Abita Springs St. Jane de Chantal Monday, March 20th Open to the pubic from Noon-7:30PM Bogalusa Annunciation Catholic Church March 17th and 18th. On the 17th there will be a…