Articles by Aimee


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…


Halloween with Food Allergies

Halloween is a time for ghosts and goblins and haunted houses. But, for parents of a child with food allergies, Halloween is extra scary. It’s a holiday all about candy – candy that is, for the most part, laden with nuts, dairy, soy, and even wheat – part of a…


Halloween Activities on the Northshore

This list is updated for 2019. Please expect more events to be added as we get closer to Halloween.  Is your fall calendar is full as ours? It seems like once the temperature drops just a little bit, everyone comes out to play and there are so many fun, family…


(Almost) Mango Freeze

In our area, we’ve got a lot of unique seasons. Crawfish season, king cake season, snoball season and, one of my favorites: festival season. One of the best treats at Jazz Fest is the Mango Freeze from the WWOZ booth. Nothing is better on a hot, humid day than this…