Get Creative during Spring Break with Art Camp 504

Virtual Art Camp

This post was sponsored by Art Camp 504. All opinions remain 100% my own. When quarantine first began, my family and I threw on our pajamas, binged our favorite TV shows and enjoyed not having to be tied to our normal daily routines. But as time went on, the walls started getting smaller and this … Read more

How to Cook Red Beans and Rice in a Pressure Cooker #LifeInCheck #EBTSNAPapp

Red beans and rice

This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LifeInCheck​ #EBTSNAPapp​ Living in New Orleans certainly has its perks. From toe tapping music to fun festivals and from the resiliency of our people to the neighborhood block parties, I love it all! But, if there is one thing that I … Read more

Louisiana Children’s Museum Sneak Peek

Louisiana Children's Museum exterior

This post was written by the Experimental Mommy in partnership with the Louisiana Children’s Museum. All opinions are 100% my own. When my kids were younger, we spent so many days exploring the Louisiana Children’s Museum on Julia St. in New Orleans. When I heard they were not only relocating after 31 years but constructing … Read more

Celebrate Summer at Gulf Islands Waterpark

Gulf Islands Waterpark Boat House

This post was written by the Experimental Mommy in partnership with Gulf Islands Waterpark. All opinions remain 100% honest. Stand outside for more than 5 minutes in New Orleans this summer and you will be looking for ways to cool off and escape this summer heat. Our small backyard pool works in a pinch, but … Read more

Top Five Places to Get King Cake in New Orleans

king cake

UPDATED for the 2018 Carnival Season! If you are not from New Orleans, January 6th might just be an ordinary day, or perhaps you know it as the Epiphany or King’s Day.  But for us New Orleanians, January 6th marks the start of something spectacular….CARNIVAL!  The parades, floats, marching bands, traditions and throws are all … Read more