Jillian Armstrong

Jillian is the wife of Matthew and mama to three little girls. She's a stay-at-home mom who homeschools, reads at any possible opportunity, enjoys cooking, and loves the fall.

Help, It’s the Holidays! 7 Simple Ways to Prep for the Season

Here at Red Stick Mom, we offer dozens of ideas from diverse perspectives in our mom hacks, tips and tricks category. From taking road trips from Baton Rouge to meatless meals to natural cold...

Baton Rouge Date Night: Juban’s Revamped!

Over the years, my husband and I have enjoyed going to Juban’s for date nights, especially for special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays. We loved the old-school feel and the classic cajun go-to's: their...

My Salad Formula + 14 Perfect Summer Salads

Summertime and salad go hand and hand, you know? I crave cold foods during the summer, I want crisp and light and flavorful! Gone are the days of salad being lame. A quick scour...

Do I Have To? :: The Monotony of Pretend Play with Kids

I have a distinct memory of sitting in the backyard of the house I grew up in, asking my mom to play Barbie Dolls with me. “Sweetie,” she said, “Mommy will dress the Barbies...

Five Ways to Improve Your Transportation Situation

Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links.                 My new life passion is optimizing my car. For years I’ve treated my suburban like a trash can tornado, but I’ve officially put an end to that way of...