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.

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,...

April Fools’ Day :: 10 Quick and Easy Family-Friendly Prank Ideas

April Fools' Day gives you an opportunity to be creative and laugh with your family. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite quick and easy ideas that I found online. Don’t let...

When Quitting Wins: Making the Decision to Walk Away

Winners never quit, and quitters never win! Don’t give up – Stay Focused! There is no failure except giving up. My Instagram and Facebook feeds are flooded with motivational phrases such as these, with the belief that...

Baseball Life: From the Ballfield to the Laundry Room

I have 3 beautiful children, 2 girls and 1 boy. With my girls, it is all sparkly pink, purple, and dance reviews. My son, on the other hand, is a combination of bathroom humor,...

Helping My Children Grieve

Death is rough! No one is ever prepared and it isn’t easy to deal with or talk about. We lost a significant part of our family this past summer, and as an adult, the feelings...

Simple Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

Remember back when you were little and Valentine’s Day was simpler and didn’t come with any pressure? Back when Valentine’s Day was just about candy and passing out your favorite cartoon character valentines with...

What is a Gifting Closet and Why Everyone Needs One

Does it always seem that you happen upon the perfect gift for someone in April, but the occasion isn’t until the end of the year? You decide to leave the perfect gift. Then along...

For My Children: Things I Want You to Know

It doesn’t feel like it has been 11 years since I brought home my first born. I had no clue about the journey we had ahead of us. There was nothing I had read...

3 Things to Focus on when Feeling Overwhelmed

It’s Life. Every day comes with its’ needs, emotions, and a long list of unfinished tasks that need attention. Tell me I am not the only one that feels they are on the brink of falling...

Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas is coming!

And just like that the Christmas holidays are upon us. Goodbye spooky décor and hello round the clock Christmas music, Eggnog, and Little Debbie Christmas trees at the grocery. It’s time for hot chocolate...