Food and Drink



Carnival in a Cup {Bistro Byronz)

As I continue my new mission to spend this Mardi Gras season trying out the Mardi Gras cocktails offered across the north shore, I stopped by Bistro Byronz. Twice.  I heard there was an extensive menu and I wanted to make sure to try out a few of the options…


{Sneak Peek} That’s Amore Pizzeria

You’ve probably heard about That’s Amore Pizzeria but have you been inside yet? That’s Amore is not your average pizza place. It offers Chicago and New York style pizza. I, personally, have never seen this type of pizza in the New Orleans area before. It looks almost like pie? That’s…



Carnival in a Cup {Lighthouse Daiquiris}

As I continue my new mission to spend this Mardi Gras season trying out the Mardi Gras cocktails offered across the north shore, I dropped by Lighthouse Pizza & Daiquiris.  After passing by the little Madisonville shop many times, I decided to give it a try. There was only one…


Carnival in a Cup {Felix’s}

It’s Mardi Gras time y’all!  It’s one of my favorite seasons and while it may be different this year, I refuse to let the season slide by without notice. Typically, this time of year, I’m pretty busy with all of the planning and functions for the parade in which I…


10 No-Fail Christmas Cookie Recipes

Cookie season is upon us! Whether you’re making them for a cookie exchange, class party, or just for your family to enjoy, cookies hold a firm spot in most of our Christmas traditions. Cookies are a great item to bake with children because there’s almost always a step little hands…



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…