Nicole Vidaurre

Born on the bayou in Thibodaux, Louisiana, Nicole loves all things southern. She moved to Baton Rouge in 2004 to attend LSU and has lived there ever since. Her greatest joy in life is being a wife and mom. She is married to her best friend, Jason, and together they have two kids, Grayson (2) and Audrey Claire (1). She also has an amazing stepson Alex (14). Nicole graduated in Public Relations and then earned her Masters in Teaching. She has been an elementary school teacher for the past eight years. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, spending time with family, watching Bravo and working on her blog www.organizedchaosblog.com. Instagram @organized_chaosblog

Help! My Toddler is a Biter

Biting was something that I naively assumed only other parents’ kids went through. My stepson wasn’t a biter, and neither was my now 3-year-old. I just supposed I was one of the lucky moms....

My 2021 Reading List

Reading has always been one of my favorite hobbies. It’s my way to unwind, relax and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.  Since becoming a mom, this is one area that...

Why I Ditched My New Year’s Resolutions

You know the drill … “New Year, New Me.” For more years than I’d like to admit, this was my mentality each and every January. I’d create a long list of the resolutions I...

Christmas is Not Only on December 25th

Growing up, I had many lofty visions of future holidays with my own family. In my dreams, my husband and I would wake up well-rested and full of energy on Christmas morning. We’d enjoy...

Christmas Eve Box

December is finally here! On one hand, it feels like 2020 flew by, and on the other, it seems like it was never-ending. Either way, the most magical month of the year is here....

Thankful Turkey Craft

Teaching kids to be thankful for their many blessings is important year-round, but especially during the month of November when we celebrate Thanksgiving. As my kids are getting older, I hope to teach them...

10 Thanksgiving Traditions to Start this Year

Family traditions bring a sense of comfort and belonging. It’s important that I raise my kids with the same wonderful memories I have from childhood. Whether we are starting new traditions or continuing ones...

Recipe for Cold and Flu Season: Chicken and Rice Soup

Cold and flu season is upon us (not to be confused with the never-ending COVID season.) This chicken and rice soup is the perfect meal when you're feeling under the weather. Our family was hit...

Three Money-Saving Tips

With the holidays approaching, we are all looking for ways to cut costs and save money. I am a big proponent of creating a budget and sticking to it. Over the years, I’ve found...