Family Fun


Christmas Lights on the Northshore

As a kid I remember right after Christmas dinner at my grandma’s house in Jefferson, we would drive to Metairie so we could take a peek at Al Copeland’s house all done-up for Christmas. I feel like maybe over-the-top Christmas lights are a dying art form or something because I…





Christmas on the Northshore {Guide to the Holidays}

Like most things, Christmas in 2020 looks a little different. Despite this, there are still some opportunities for holiday spirit and I’ve gathered up a list as best I can so you can start planning! Because things are in flux this holiday season I recommend checking with the organization holding…


Ready to Go Thanksgiving

We don’t always have time to slave over a hot stove making our favorite homemade holiday dishes. So I’ve compiled a list of local Northshore groceries and eateries that have come to the rescue, offering an array of festive favorites from turkey to stuffing to sweet potato pie. Your feast…



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…


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….