Food and Drink


{The Local Dish} Sugar Love Snowballs

It’s no secret that Slidell has an array of delicious options when it comes to snowball stands. With tropical temperatures 2/3 of the year, a cup of finely shaved ice topped with sweet syrup sounds amazing just about any time, and small business owners have flocked to cash in on…


Six Mermaid-Themed Drinks for Your Next Event

With our Beach, Please! mom’s night out just weeks away, we have ocean getaways and sassy mermaids on the brain! And what goes better with the beach than a refreshing tropical drink? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite beachy beverages for your pre-gaming pleasure. Enjoy! Mermaid Mimosa This colorful…


The Northshore’s Best Mexican Food

A few weeks ago I was craving Mexican Food something awful but I wanted to try a new place.  If you spend anytime driving around town you know that we do not lack for Mexican restaurants in this area.  I asked for a few suggestions on my Facebook page and…


Mama’s Cheap and Easy Donuts

This is a quick, easy, and most importantly, budget friendly recipe my kids love to help make almost as much as they love to help eat. With multiple ways to make it all your own, this is a sure way to get your kids amped about the kitchen.   Ingredients…




Carrot Cake Cupcakes With a Twist

It’s almost time for one of my favorite holidays: Easter! I just love the colors and flavors of spring, and if we’re being honest with each other, any holiday that involves food is high on my list. Between the deviled eggs and the glazed ham and the asparagus with hollandaise and…


King Cakes from Precious Pastry {The Local Dish}

It’s almost time to put away King Cake for another year, but that didn’t stop me from ordering one from the winners of our Northshore’s Best King Cake Content, Precious Pastries.  Prior to our contest, I had never heard of Precious Pastries, so it was a bit of a surprise…


The Best King Cake on the Northshore

So in years past, the writers of Northshore Parents and their friends have gotten together and sampled king cakes from across the Northshore. Then they’ve voted and we announced the Northshore’s best king cake. This year, however, we’re flipping the script and letting YOU tell us who makes the best…