Walk, Jump or Run: Your Guide to Indoor Fun (On Both Shores!)

South Louisiana weather is perhaps never more unpredictable than this time of year. It could be a steamy 85 degrees, or 32 and snowy (as we found in December)! For that reason — as well as for the sake of variety — it’s important to have a go-to list of cool, kid-friendly indoor activities. Movies […]

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Holiday Hullabaloo: 80+ Events on Both Shores & Beyond!

As you’re, no doubt, well aware — we are a celebratory people. The amount of holiday fun scheduled in this region in the coming weeks is simply mind-boggling. To make it all just a little more manageable, we’ve mined for as many festive Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s events — from New Orleans to the […]

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Attitude of Gratitude: How to Give Back Locally This Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving. It’s such a wonderful occasion to gather together with family and friends to feast and recognize the abundance in our lives. It’s a perfect opportunity to count and appreciate our many blessings, and to teach our children to do the same. But, why stop there? In addition to helping kids to realize how […]

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Party with the Pumpkins: Your Halloween Event Guide

We are party people here in New Orleans & South Louisiana, aren’t we? Halloween is the unofficial kick-off to a very long, busy, and festive holiday season that technically doesn’t end until Fat Tuesday. Yes! Every year at this time, there are tons of fun, family-friendly events to choose from on both shores. To help […]

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Fete Formula: Kids’ Party Planning Guide

Parties — they’re all fun and games until you have to plan and execute them yourself, right? Naturally, many aspects of planning a party for kids are quite different from planning one for adults, but the key to success for either one is, of course, organization. In addition to budget and guest list, deciding on […]

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