Family Fun

What Should You Do with Leftover Halloween Candy?

You might be thinking, “Leftover Halloween Candy?  I’ve never heard of such a thing!”  But as our family has grown, so has our Halloween booty (and my regular booty).  Although we try to monitor what they consume in the days following Halloween to ensure they don’t go into a total…



Deutsches Haus Oktoberfest {Worth the Drive}

Fall is finally upon us, though you might not be able to tell because the great thermostat in the sky hasn’t been lowered enough yet. But September is behind us, and we are firmly rooted in October, which means (among other things) it’s time for Deutsches Haus’ Oktoberfest. Jillian and…


Trunk or Treats on the Northshore

On television kids walk right out their front door and trick or treat at the neighbor’s house. Reality can often be a good deal different–especially when you live in a rural area. Some neighborhoods just don’t get into the spirit. In others, houses are too far apart to trick or…




Pumpkin Patches on the Northshore

This post is updated for 2022. As new information becomes available, we will update.  Covington St. Peter Parish.  Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. 125, E. 19th Avenue. We have no updated information at this time for 2022. Lacombe Banting’s Nursery 26300 US-190 We have no updated information except the…


Fall Festivals on the Northshore

Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival September 23rd-24th, 2022. 4-10PM on Friday; 9:30AM-10:30PM on Saturday (times are approximate) Cassidy Park, Bogalusa. Tickets available on their website. Kids enjoying the rides at the St. Tammany Parish Fair. St. Tammany Parish Fair September 29th-October 2nd, 2022 9AM-10PM. St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds. You can…


St. Tammany Parish Fair {Know Before You Go}

Ahhhh, the St. Tammany Parish Fair. That special time of year when students get the day off from school to go spend even more of their parents’ money on rides, junk food and games clearly rigged against the participants. Because who needs learning, right? As cynical as that may have…


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…