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Little English Review

It’s November and I think it’s safe to say that (like it or not) Fall is finally here. I’m one of those people that could live in perpetual summer; give me margaritas and snoballs over pumpkin spice anything and flip flops over boots any day of the week. I go…



Lessons from Katrina

This picture was taken in 2011 just steps away from where our house once stood. I can’t believe it’s been 8 years since that fateful day in August of 2005.  It’s still heartbreaking to think about and August brings back a flood of memories and pain. So many lessons have…


Shelter In Place with Toddlers

Shelter in Place was the buzzword of the 2012 Hurricane season.  I’m not sure where it came from because we used to just call it “riding it out,” which is what happened for every hurricane of my childhood. My first evacuation experience wasn’t until I was a freshman in college,…


Pelicans on Parade {Free Northshore Fun}

There are always a ton of fun things to do on the Northshore and even better is how many of them are free! And right now Slidell has a great project going on–Pelicans on Parade. Pelicans on Parade is a public art project created by Leadership Northshore to benefit Children’s…


Juju the Good Voodoo

If you’re anything like me, you LOVE to buy things for your kids that have some local flavor. Being from South Louisiana is special and sharing that with our kids is so important. That’s why I got very excited when Maria, one of our contributors, hooked us up with a…