Family Fun


Baton Rouge Zoo {Know Before You Go}

I’m not sure if it was because of COVID or if my daughter’s school has an interesting sense of humor, but they managed to squeeze in an entire year’s worth of field trips into the second to last week of school. Immediately upon announcing this new development, I dubbed the…




Where to Find U Pick Blueberries on the Northshore

Note for 2022: Blueberry picking typically begins Memorial Day weekend. This year the berries seem a little slow to mature so many farms aren’t quite ready. Every summer my mother-in-law goes blueberry picking and comes home with enough blueberries to feed most of the Northshore. She eats some, freezes some,…


Sunflower U Pick {Know Before You Go}

There’s just something about sunflowers. They are like miniature suns, radiating light and joy when they bloom. They make you smile. And imagine being surrounded by a field of them; rows upon rows of huge sunflowers, as far as the eye can see. This little piece of heaven exists just…


Northshore Cheap Summer Fun

This year’s free summer fun list is brought to you by Rapid Urgent Care, open 365 days a year–even holidays. Museums Abita Mystery House. 22275 Hwy. 36, Abita Springs. $5/person. Open 10AM-5PM seven days a week. An outrageous collection of “things” for your family to explore. Read more about the…