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Northshore, Let’s Be Better Than This {One Mom’s Opinion}

While there are always a variety of reasons, many people move to the Northshore for an improved quality of life. We have trees, a low crime rate, and excellent public schools that are open to all. There’s free music all throughout the spring and fall, delicious food, and the housing…


Mandeville Nostalgia: Five Venues We Need Back

My family moved from the west bank of New Orleans to Mandeville in 1989 in pursuit of better educational options for my brother, Daniel, who had special needs. I had just turned 6 when we made the move, so I don’t even remember what life was like before Mandeville. This…







{My Favorite Things} Elise

I feel like we are at that point in the pandemic where we need to find joy in even the smallest things. Here are a few of my favorite things at all of the price points. Free: Disapproving Corgis on Facebook: I found this right around the beginning of the…


How Do You Hurricane?

2020 is proving to be quite the year. For the first time in my lifetime, and in anyone’s recent memory, there were two hurricanes slated to be in the Gulf at the same time. That’s on top of the global pandemic the governor keeps mentioning, the push back of the…


Few People Know the History of This Tiny Northshore Church

Tucked in the back of Abita Springs is a tiny church that many people don’t know the history of. Unlike some of the other churches in Abita, this one doesn’t have same pride of place in the center of town, but it’s no less interesting and historic. And now it’s…