Crock Pot Red Beans & Rice

Red Beans & Rice Recipe

There are several things that are not only quintessentially southern, but are quintessentially New Orleans. Red Beans and Rice on Mondays is one of those things. It has always been interesting to me that regardless of where you grow up in the state of Louisiana the traditions that exist in New Orleans are somewhat embedded […]

Nutella Buttercream Chocolate Cupcakes

Nutella Buttercream Chocolate Cupcakes

Yesterday, the husband woke up at 3:30am to be at the news station for an interview regarding this years ticket sales during their 5am segment. 5am!?!? Who watches the news at 5am?!? Or cares about LSU tickets that early in the morning?! I love him dearly but I DVR’d him. All this to say, I […]

The Blog Fog

You Have As Many Hours in a Day as Beyonce

Blog Fog: writer’s block experienced on a blog. Source: Macmillan Dictionary. I wouldn’t say that I’m suffering from blog fog, I’d say I’m suffering from lack of focus and not enough hours in the day and not enough days in the week. But…. (found on Pinterest via is expired) It’s been a week since […]

Storm Season Preparations With Duracell

Storm Prepared with Duracell

“This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.” #prepwithpower #collectivebias Storm Season Preparations With Duracell. Like clockwork, hurricane season will come and go here in Louisiana. It’s a lifestyle adjustment you make when you commit to living in the deep South. With that in mind, the […]

Slimfast 14 Days to Slim Challenge

slimfast pina colada shake

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Slimfast, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #14daystoslim” Slimfast 14 Days to Slim Challenge or what I’m calling “In It to Slim It”! You know when you sit and stare at your screen, not quite sure […]