Family Fun


Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton, LA

Welcome to Glamping With Gigi! We are at the Bogue Chitto State Park for a few nights during the Christmas break. My husband loves to bike and was eager to check out the mountain bike trails up here. Slim and I came along to check out the campground and also…


Fourth of July on the Northshore

July 3rd, 2019 Sparks in the Park. 9PM. Bogue Falaya Park. The park will be closed to the public. Fireworks will be launched from the front of the park. New Hampshire Street from Boston to Theard and Boston to Rutland will be closed to allow for chairs and proper social distancing….



Kayaking on the Northshore

I have never kayaked before.  I am not the best at nature nor am I very coordinated. I remember flipping over a canoe as a kid. I was quite nervous to take the plunge and go kayaking, but my daughter and I were pleasantly surprised at how easy it was…




Where to Find U Pick Blueberries on the Northshore

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, and gives them to friends. Blueberry season has just started here in south Louisiana so it’s a great time to go picking. Kids love this activity…


Strawberry Picking on the Northshore

Neighboring Tangipahoa parish is known for their strawberries so it makes sense that some of us would like to go and pick our own. There are fewer places to pick strawberries than blueberries but that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck! We’ve assembled a list of local farms that do…


See the Wildflowers in City Park {Know Before You Go}

Currently a lot of things are still closed. One thing that isn’t closed, however, is City Park and their beautiful wildflowers display is in full bloom right now. With a little preparation this can be a very fun activity for the family. Every year the horticulture department plants around six…