Family Fun



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…




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…


A Paper Plate Thanksgiving

I was having a conversation with a friend a few weeks ago about holiday meals. She told me that her family always uses paper products while mine is a fancy china kind of meal. This then sparked the Facebook debate of the century. Real plates or paper plates? The results…


Rainy Day Halloween Activities

Please note: this post is from 2018. If you are looking for pumpkin patches, we have a list here. Well the weather forecast for Saturday isn’t great, so I’ve put together a little list of activities happening on the Northshore for those of you hoping to avoid the weather. October…


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…