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Our Favorite Mardi Gras Finds on Etsy

This post contains affiliate links. We love Mardi Gras and we also love to support local businesses. We decided to combine the two and show you some of our favorite finds on Etsy with a Mardi Gras feel. First on the list are these adorable fleece vests in purple, green,…


{Ask the Expert} When Can a Person Still Sign a Will?

This post is brought to you by Christie Tournet and Associates. This is a concern  with aging baby boomers and illnesses like Alzheimer’s and Dementia. The quick answer: All persons are presumed to have capacity to donate (La CC Art 1470). So,  only people who have been interdicted (Ruled to lack capacity by a…



Call the Babysitter

I’m back again with a few suggestions of things to do that you won’t want to bring the kids to! So go ahead and call that babysitter and make some plans! Oak Oven If you haven’t been in Mandeville in the last two weeks you may have missed the opening…




A Parent’s Guide to Covington

This post is brought to you by the Larter Team. The city of Covington is one of the oldest in St. Tammany parish. It has a beautiful downtown area straight out of the last century but also many modern conveniences. It’s also the parish seat. Outdoor Play in Covington Bogue…


Call the Babysitter

It’s that time again! That time where I give you a few ideas for things to do without the kids. We love the little guys but a night off here and there is good for you too. Daiquiri Flight Baco Bar is offering daiquiri flights. You can choose four of…


Parents Prefer Awards: Nominations

  When you run a website dedicated to local parents and families, people tend to ask you for recommendations. Is there a preschool you love? Can you recommend an OBGYN? We get at least one question a week like this and some weeks we get many more. So we had…


Swimming Lessons on the Northshore

Swim Lessons in Covington, LA YMCA of West St. Tammany 71256 Francis Road Covington, LA Lessons starting at six months of age. Private and semi-private available. For more information, please see their website. Swim Lessons in Hammond, LA North Cypress Fitness 1606 South Magnolia Street Hammond LA 70403 Beginner and…