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.

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...

Working 9 to 5: Marriage is a Full-time Job

First comes love, then comes marriage….and the Bam! You live happily ever after, right?  Blame it on children’s fairytales or the rom-coms, but marriage is not always sunshine and rainbows. Working 9 to 5 Just like...

Duh! Things Generation Z Just Won’t Understand

I am a thirty-something year old “Older Millennial” mom. I have a side part and wear skinny jeans. My youth was (thankfully) not documented across social media. I don’t know the latest Tik Tok...

Hot Glue and Thrift Stores: School Dress-Up Days

There’s only a few things in life that I’m “extra” about, and one of them is dress-up days for my kids. I truly love when my children come home from school with a flyer...

Hippity Hop: Budget-Friendly Easter Baskets

Walking into the store, you are bombarded with pastel colors, Reese’s eggs, jelly beans, chocolate bunnies, plastic candy-filled eggs, and all things bunny-shaped. Easter season is here and that means Easter baskets. Christmas was...