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Travel: The Park at OWA

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My family and I were recently invited to Foley, AL to visit The Park at OWA for the weekend. We decided to take advantage of the fun weekend getaway, especially since it’s only a 3.5 hour drive from Baton Rouge, LA. ... Read full article

Birthday Party Ice Cream Pie

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Between July being our birthday month and the month that hosts National Ice Cream Day, this ice cream pie is the best way to celebrate both occasions. Make this easy-to-make sweet treat for your next party.... Read full article

Taking Back Summer: The Benefits of Being Bored

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The pace was slow, but our bicycles were fast, and we rode them everywhere.... Read full article

Mamas Never Get Vacation, Not Even at the Beach!

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Packing up and hitting a beach somewhere along the Gulf seems to be an annual event for most middle- and upper-class families in our area, at least according to my Facebook feed. This year, we decided to join the fray, meeting my in-laws from Virgini... Read full article

The Stress of Leaving Your Child at Daycare

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Soon, dropping your child off at daycare will just be part of your work day routine. That doesn’t mean you won’t have bad days. You’ll still miss that time with her.... Read full article



Creamy Herb Chicken Pasta

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All you need is 15 minutes and six ingredients to cook up this deliciously creamy chicken pasta for your next family meal.... Read full article

Peanut Butter Cookies

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Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day with these easy-to-make peanut butter cookies.... Read full article

Crawfish Étouffée

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This delicious dish will warm you up from the inside out. For a quick and easy meal that will last, and one that your kiddos will love, whip up this tasty Crawfish Étouffée that you won’t need a roux to make.... Read full article

9 Benefits of Sending Tweens to Camp

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Summer camp is often a place to send elementary-aged kids so they aren’t sitting around the house bored, and so they’ll make friends and learn new things while having fun. As children grow out of their “little kid years,” we sometimes forget that the... Read full article

Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will be Done...In America

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The voice on the radio said that it was time for the program’s weekly tribute to America as the piano and voice of Ray Charles singing “America the Beautiful” came through the speakers.... Read full article

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