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.

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...

Exposing Myself: I’m a “Lazy” Mom

I have a confession to make. I often find myself daydreaming about being the perfect Pinterest Mom, with her on-point hair and outfit, seemingly having everything together. The one with the patience for Montessori-type...

Ghostly Greetings: What Halloween Looks Like After Children

There are so many fun ways to celebrate Halloween – bats, pumpkins, scary ghost stories, skeletons, and candy galore! It is relatively worry free and provides an excuse to stuff your face with pumpkin...

Party Time! Celebrating Your Happy Birthday!

Hey there, party planning Mommy! I bet you try to make everything Pinterest worthy for your littles’ birthdays, don’t you? I bet you have spent too much money on party favors, balloons, and a...

Regret and Grief: Life After My Best Friend Died

I met Chad 14 years ago. I lost him in July. I am still in disbelief, unable to process, this can’t really be happening. The painful void is so great that it feels like all the...

Having Hope Twenty Years after 9/11

Every year as September 11th approaches, social media is filled with posts and pictures with the words, “Never Forget”. When I see these I start wondering to myself, ‘Are there really people out there...

Reclaiming My Confidence

For those of you who are raising three-year-olds, you understand the dreaded “three-nager” phase. This phase comes with boundary testing and fierce independence. My youngest is a wild, free-spirited, little lady with a big...

You Might Be A Mommy If….

Motherhood is like being on an emotional rollercoaster ride that you can’t get off of. At times, you are counting down the minutes until bedtime, and at other times you want to wake them...

Calling all True Crime Podcast Junkies!

Recently I started listening to true crime podcasts. Now I know that I’m late to the podcast scene, but I have quickly become addicted and can’t stop binge-listening to them. I was never a fan...

Charcuterie Board Night: Making Dinner Easy

Mommy, I'm hungry! Mommy, what's for dinner? I'm Not a Chef! I can admit that I’m not the best cook. Some nights, I just don’t even feel like trying to come up with a meal. That doesn’t...

Please & Thank you: A Lesson in Manners

Teaching children manners, beyond the simple please and thank you, can be challenging. It requires constant reminders, and steady reinforcement on what proper manners look like. Telling them once and expecting it to stick...

Full Disclosure: This Momming Thing is Really Tough

Let’s be honest … moms are not perfect. We aren’t superheroes. We don’t have all the right answers. We all make mistakes. I don’t care if you can pack the most colorful, healthy, Pinterest...