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

How to Create the Perfect Neighborhood Friendsgiving Block Party

Friendsgiving Block Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #GiftACoke #CollectiveBias While I often say that it doesn’t feel like the holidays here in New Orleans, the warm weather does allow a few perks: wearing shorts in November, driving with the sunroof open and hosting lots … Read more

Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip Recipe

pumpkin cheesecake dip

This post contains affiliate links. It’s October, y’all! Even though we are still in shorts and flip flops here in South Louisiana, there are indeed pumpkins everywhere. The weather may not be cooperating but we will find a way to insert Fall into the middle of a heat wave. Halloween parties are right around the … Read more

Delicious and Easy Nutella Granola Recipe

Nutella Granola Bowl

This post contains affiliate links. Nutella makes everything better. Am I right? Both of my daughters love to eat yogurt as a healthy snack after school but the older they get, I am finding it harder to convince them not to grab cookies instead. However, if there is one thing they love more than just … Read more

Fall Dessert Recipe: Nutter Butter Acorn Cookies

Nutter Butter Acorn Cookies

This post contains affiliate links. Despite the fact that it is still 90 degrees here in Southeast Louisiana, Fall is actually right around the corner. But, I am more than ready to decorate the house with fall colors, light the harvest scented candles and drink some pumpkin spice lattes! If you’re in the mood for … Read more

Apple Fritter Bread Recipe

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Now that school has ended, our morning routine is no longer filled with repeated alarms, quick showers, and to-go breakfasts. The lazy days of summer welcome late mornings, pajamas till noon and warm belly-filling breakfasts like this delicious apple fritter bread. Plus, it will make your house smell amazing! What You Need: 1/3 cup light … Read more