Articles by Aimee

Halloween Activities on the Northshore

We are updating this list for 2022 as soon an information becomes available! Please double check with the venue before heading out–events may change dates and time due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. September is here and many people are starting to plan for Halloween. We are too! Down…


Bayou Jam Concerts in Slidell

On weekends in the fall and spring, Slidell has good fun on the bayou with their Bayou Jam concert series. Held at Heritage Park, these concerts are free and open to the public of all ages. What to bring (and what not to bring): Bring your chairs, blankets, and picnic…


Five Kinds of Back to School Moms

All around the area, school bells are ringing, and alarms are going off way, way WAY too early (6 am over here). With my older two officially in real school this year, I am officially a back-to school mom. I’ve noticed that there are several different types of back to…


COVID-friendly Halloween Celebrations

We’re in month (or is it year?) seven of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s almost Halloween and while you’re at the point where you aren’t bleaching your groceries anymore, you’re still not comfortable with groups of people and going door to door to homes where people will likely greet you unmasked….



Quarantine Weekend Streaming Binges

Looking for some new streaming binges to get you through the weekend? Look no further. Here are a few of my top picks to get you through. Documentaries/Docuseries Tiger KingYour social media streams have been blowing up with talk of this and, for a very good reason. This docuseries is,…


5 Sanity Saving Tips for Quarentine Life

We’re over a week into this quarantine thing and life has gotten really weird for so many people. Daily routines have been disrupted and many familes are trying to find their new normal in a time that is anything but normal. Almost 10 years ago, I went from an attorney,…



Seven Types of Moms You See at Mardi Gras

We’re in the home stretch! From now til Mardi Gras day there are non-stop parades somewhere. As the big day approaches your friends’ true colors will show, and we’ve noticed some patterns. Here we present seven types of moms you see during Carnival Season. Do you see your friends? Or…


Traditional King Cake Recipe {Like McKenzie’s}

When everyone else is singing that it’s the most wonderful time of the year at Christmas, I’m counting down the days until 12th Night when my most wonderful time of the year begins. Mardi Gras is my Christmas. I love everything about Carnival time, but I especially look forward to…