Family Fun

Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival {Worth the Drive}

Details in this post have been updated for 2021 As the mom of four small-ish children including one in a wheelchair, I’m very picky about the activities I attend with my entire family. There’s nothing worse than packing up the car, driving forty-five minutes or more, and then finding out…





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…


South Louisiana Christmas Parades

I’ll admit that I thought that Christmas parades were something that happened in other places. We have Mardi Gras parades–not Christmas, right? WRONG. In fact, Tangipahoa parish alone has five. FIVE. That’s a whole lotta Christmas. So if you decide that you want to catch one of  these moving holiday…



Where to See the Nutcracker {Northshore Parent Holiday Guide}

This list is updated for 2021 Covington Ballet Apetrei  Fuhrmann Auditorium Friday and Saturday, December 10th and 11th. 7PM Sunday, December 12th at 2PM. Tickets go on sale to the public on November 8 at Pineapple Gallery in Mandeville. Tickets are $20-25 reserved seating. Please call 985-624-3622 for more information…


Christmas Shows and Concerts {Northshore Holiday Guide}

This guide has been updated for 2021. If you are looking for the Nutcracker Ballet, we have those listed separately. Covington Babes In Toyland Playmakers Theater Mother Goose Land is all astir over the rivalry between miserly, mean-hearted Uncle Barnaby and young, handsome, gentle Alan for the love of Mistress…