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Northshore Mardi Gras Guide

Northshore Parade Schedule How to Take Kids to Mardi Gras The Best King Cake on the Northshore Where to Find Gluten-Free King Cake Eight Great Things to Do While Waiting for Parades {Free Printables} Mardi Gras Handprint Craft Traditional King Cake Recipe {Like McKenzie’s} Parade Packing List {Free Download} Mardi…




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…


Audubon Zoo Lights {Know Before You Go}

Over Thanksgiving break our family had the opportunity to visit the new Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital. We were excited to check out this brand new Christmas lights display in New Orleans. We arrived a little after 5:30 not knowing how bad the crowds would be and if…


LUNA Fête in New Orleans

This post was updated for 2018 by the site editor. Get a dose of culture at LUNA Fête 2018 Dec. 6-9 in Lafayette Square in New Orleans. What is LUNA Fête? LUNA Fête is a five-year initiative intended to culminate in New Orleans’ 2018 tricentennial. LUNA stands for “Light Up…


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…