Take a Bite Out of Mardi Gras with a Sucre King Cake {Giveaway}

This post is the opinion of the Experimental Mommy.  While a sample was received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% mine. Now that my New Orleans Saints are out of the Superbowl hunt (cue very sad music here), I can focus on the next big thing here in NOLA….Carnival! January 6th, also known … Read more

Sucre New Orleans Summer Macaron Giveaway

Warning: Continuing to read this post may cause excessive salivation which could lead to unintentional drooling on your keyboard.  But, it will be totally worth it. If you have joined me at my blog conference, Reviewer’s Retreat, you know how much the Staff and I adore Sucre New Orleans.  From the cupcakes to the candy … Read more

Top Ten Egg-cellent Easter Gifts Under $20

With just about two weeks until the Easter Bunny comes hippity hopping down the street, it is time to start looking for basket gift ideas.  I don’t know about you, but after Christmas and three birthdays already this year, our Easter Bunny is in a bit of a financial pinch.  For bunnies in the same … Read more

How to Make French Macarons from Sucre New Orleans

If you are a dessert lover, and have a knack for creating delicious treats in the kitchen then this is the perfect French Macaron recipe for you, straight from the world renowned Pastry Chef Tariq Hanna at Sucré. The macaron dates back to France where Queens and Kings served them to their guests. Executive Chef … Read more

Celebrating the Arrival of Santa Clause at BRAVO!

The cooler temperatures, the changing leaves, and the overabundance of toy commercials on television all signify that Christmas is just around the corner.  The department stores in our area have been working on decorations and starting the holiday sales already but there is one major thing missing….SANTA! Today, November 17th at 9:30am, Santa officially arrived … Read more


Are you ready?  Do you feel lucky?  Here are the latest winners from Experimental Mommy: Mama Wants Her Body Back:  Shawna Blu-ray Player from Redbox:  Ty Constructive Playthings Cottage:  mframe PEEPS: Linda L. Sucre Macaroons: Carol G. Hershey’s Cookie Exchange:  CJ Hannah Montana DVD:  Bridgette B. Bank of America Gift Card:  Kelly Record a Story:  … Read more