Food and Drink



Spring Strawberry Recipes You’ll Love!

It’s springtime in Louisiana, and that means strawberries! Every year I make strawberry jam, but I inevitably have leftover strawberries. Each year I try out one or two new recipes to use up the leftovers, something above and beyond the standard strawberry shortcake (not that I don’t eat my share…


DIY Green Cleaning Recipe

Like many moms cleaning is something I take very serious. I don’t enjoy cleaning, it is a necessary evil. I work full-time in healthcare and understand how quickly bacteria can spread all over your home. Doorknobs, counter tops and walls all contain bacteria that can make you or your family…


A Deal A Meal

Want to celebrate something? Need a night out with your spouse but can’t decide where to go?  Most events around southeast Louisiana involve food, but how to choose where to eat when there are so many delicious options just down the street?   A couple of friends told us they were…



Best King Cake on the Northshore

Yesterday was a super-fun day for many of us here at Northshore Parent–it was the day we tasted King Cakes from all over the Northshore in order to determine which was the best. Tough job, right? Here’s how we selected which cakes to try: we asked our readers to tell…



Plan to Eat – Meal Planning

I love the idea of meal planning, sitting down every month with a blank calendar and good intentions.  Though good intentions or not, my system always breaks down.  Either I lose the paper calendar somewhere or I can’t remember which one of my 50+ cookbooks had the recipe I wanted…