Yummy in the tummy? The Rise of the Baby Food Revolution.

Yummy in the tummy? The Rise of the Baby Food Revolution.

If I had to do it all again, I would have made my own baby food. I never did embark on that particular parent adventure because I thought homemade baby food was for hippies and helicopter moms. Making baby food just seemed cumbersome and unnecessary since I could just buy a few jars during my daily tripContinue Reading →

Let’s go to the Zoovies!

Let’s go to the Zoovies!

In case you haven’t heard, Audubon Zoo is hosting a series of family-friendly outdoor moving screenings of the summer’s most obsessed-over movies. They kicked off their Dinner and a Zoovie Nights series with Frozen, which is why the oak trees in Audubon Park were gently swaying in synchronicity that day to the sound of hundredsContinue Reading →

Summertime beauty at the corner of happy and healthy.

Summertime beauty at the corner of happy and healthy.

Last month’s Look Boutique event was a huge success. The folks at Uptown Walgreens were super excited to meet so many moms and learn about the products we love. Check out some of the fun stories from the evening and the moms behind them. Andrea has been using the same lipstick pencil since her wedding… inContinue Reading →

25 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids in New Orleans

25 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids in New Orleans

As somewhat of a fly-by-the-seat-of-her-pants kinda gal/mom, I often come up with summer fun activities at the last minute. Here in the mommy-sphere, “summer fun” generally refers to blocks of time spent with children in the heat herding, buckling, unbuckling, counting heads and applying sunscreen. This isn’t exactly my version of fun, which is probably whyContinue Reading →

LOOK Boutique Ladies Night!

LOOK Boutique Ladies Night!

Hey, Ladies! Tonight is the LOOK Boutique Make-Up Party at the Walgreens Uptown from 6:30-8:30pm. Pick up that last minute teacher gift AND play with fancy make-up from Paris, Denmark, Canada and LA, so that you can get summer-ready! We’ll get the scoop on some fabulous hair, skin and make-up lines, try some new nailContinue Reading →

Warning signs your kid might have a communication disorder

Warning signs your kid might have a communication disorder

The month of May is designated as Better Speech and Hearing Month. May has been set aside to educate the public, as approximately 40 million Americans have trouble speaking or hearing due to a communication disorder. Early identification of communication and hearing problems can improve academic, social, and career experiences, and ultimately improve the qualityContinue Reading →

Ladies Night at the corner of happy & healthy!

Ladies Night at the corner of happy & healthy!

Where can you go to buy diapers, pick up dinner and a bottle wine, fill a prescription, print a photo, and get a mini-makeover… on your lunch hour? At the corner of Happy & Healthy, of course… otherwise known as Walgreens Uptown on Magazine and Joseph Street. As one of only 13 flagship stores inContinue Reading →

A new boot camp for a mom like me

A new boot camp for a mom like me

Throughout my life, I have dealt with weight issues. After having my beautiful son, I find that the challenges I face losing weight are much different. Nowadays, I am tired, none of my clothes fit, and to make matters worse, I have no motivation. Under these circumstances how am I supposed to lose weight? Haven’t we all beenContinue Reading →

Should I take my kid to the Jazz Fest?

Should I take my kid to the Jazz Fest?

The question of whether or not to bring kid(s) to the Jazz Fest comes up every year. When asked, my first response is always a resounding “No,” because I’m selfish and I love the freedom of running around with my husband, checking out new bands, worshiping the old, and hopping around to visit friends, some ofContinue Reading →

Kids Fest!

Kids Fest!

Feeling guilty because you can’t seem to bring yourself to treat yourself to a long, hot day of pushing strollers through the sand and managing meltdowns at The Jazz Fest? Well, don’t! Fulton Alley, the fabulous and chic new bowling alley in the Warehouse District, invites children and their families to Kids Fest this Saturday,Continue Reading →