Elizabeth Boudreaux

Elizabeth and her husband Nicholas have been married for 13 years. They live in Geismar with their 3 children, Addison (9), Parker (5), and Laurel (2). She is from Franklin, LA and moved to Baton Rouge after receiving her Master’s in Business Administration from Southeastern Louisiana University. She is a Budget Administrator for the Department of Public Safety. She relies on sarcasm, a dry sense of humor, and the occasional cocktail to deal with the daily demands of motherhood. She loves crawfish, clean sheets, vacuuming, and the latest crime documentary on Netflix.

Easy After School Snack Ideas

Snacks. Snacks. Snacks. With school starting back, I’m sure most of you are like me and are thinking about what to have on hand for when the children get off the school bus. When the final...

Dear Teachers…I See You.

Dear Teachers, I see you. Cheerful. Laughing. Balancing your coffee and clipboards. I see the hours you put into making your classroom just right. I see your bag filled with crafts, books, binders, and stickers. I see...

Happy Birthday: A Letter to My 12 Year Old

To my oldest, you might think this letter is sappy and silly, but believe it or not, I remember what it was like to be turning 12. Feeling like you are in this grey...

Dear Husband: My Worst is Thankful For Your BEST

Today has not been a good day. There is no silver lining. It isn’t your fault or any one thing. It is the build-up of so many little things. I’m worn out and drained. I...

Beach Bound: 5 Simple Hacks

Confession – I really LOATHE the beach. I know I’m supposed to enjoy the day with a drink in my hand and sand between my toes but we all know a beach day with children...

Audiobooks: My Top 5 Thrillers

Before I had children, I would have described myself as a book worm. Now my reading consists of stories about princesses, llama mommas, and curious little monkeys. Reading always came easy to me. Picking up...

One Pot Recipe: Smokey White Chicken Chili

On those days when you feel like a glorified taxi driver, shuffling your children from one lesson or sports practice to another, the last thing you feel like doing is cooking dinner. It feels...

Food and Family Fun: Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Hola! Happy Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican war on May 5, 1862. It is the perfect occasion to...

Kid-Friendly Earth Day Activities

Every year on April 22nd we celebrate Earth Day. According to Earthday.org, we need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably). It’s going to take all of us. All in. Businesses, governments, and citizens — everyone accounted for,...