Are you a CHEERLEADER for your friends or a RIVAL?

It is past time that someone says it, so excuse me while I stand on top of my soapbox and scream it from my backyard: "Are you a CHEERLEADER for the other women in...

Local Nonprofits Making a Difference in Your Area

DEFINITION: a Nonprofit organization is a business that has been granted tax-exempt status by the IRS because it furthers a social cause and provides a public benefit. Baton Rouge is a hub of activity and...

Top 7 Beauty Products from the Bathroom of a Simple Mom

I am in no way a fashion/ beauty blogger kind of mom. Clothes (shoes) are my passion, but when it comes to makeup I just go with easy. However, I have found some products...

Confessions of a Dance Mom

Being a dance mom is not for the faint-hearted. It becomes something that will take over your life before you even realize it has happened. Growing up as a dancer myself I understood what...

There Will Come a Day When It Will Be the Last Time

My daughter turned 6 last Saturday; my youngest child went from toddler years to child years in a blink of an eye. On Monday morning around 3am I heard little feet walk into my...

No, I Don’t Want to go Back to the “Good ‘Ole Days”

Those three little words set my skin on fire every single time I hear them: Let's go back to the Good Ole Days (aka) when things were easier for me and my privilege was...

How Do You Tell Your Family Goodbye Forever, Just In Case It Is Forever?

What do you say to your family when you are not sure if it will be the last thing you say? A little back story: In November, I got a cold and my left ear...

Local and Unique Valentines Day Date Ideas

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Have you made dinner plans yet? Have you picked out a gift yet? I am going to assume your answer is NO and you have that grimace...

Easy But Delicious Dinner Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

"Is dinner ready yet?" That sentence usually pops up around 4:15 pm on any given day, right when you are starting to cook and wondering why you even bother. My kids come home from...