Trix started her life in Georgia after living in Myrtle Beach, Tahoe City, and Nashville, her (now) husband wrangled her into a life of Bayou living here in Baton Rouge. She’s the mother of six; a vivacious 9 year old, a curly haired 6 year old, their hurricane of a youngest 4 year old, and 3 sweet babes taken far too soon. She’s well versed in potty humor & innuendos while perfecting the art of sarcasm on the daily. When she’s not busy living the home school life, complete with yoga pants & coffee she is running her business Rane or Shine Designs.

Elf Surgery – Make Your Elf Posable & Magnetic

Maybe you've seen the posable elves? One that can effortlessly climb the refrigerator door? And you wonder, just how those elves got blessed with magic while your elf has sitting magic. I'm here to...
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Best Places to Order Catered Thanksgiving Dinner in Baton Rouge

Best Places to Order Catered Thanksgiving Dinner in Baton Rouge The holiday season is upon us! In all the chaos, so many of us are looking to outsource & make this holiday season just a...

Loss Is Loss :: Miscarriage, Pregnancy Loss, Still Birth

I'm a mom of six. Before you spit out your coffee, take a moment to know this is me, not you. Now I'll tell you three of those babies are in heaven. Yes, I'm...

8:46am, Where Were You?

I was a freshman in college in Greenville, SC. I normally wouldn’t be up that early, but we had a soccer game in Atlanta and had to be on the bus for 9:30am, which...

Grabbits – The Easiest Crowd Pleaser Breakfast

I know you’re here for the recipe, I get it! But aren’t I obligated to tell you about how I came about this recipe while traipsing through the humid, muggy, swamps of South Louisiana? Nah,...
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Hurricane Prep – The Family Binder {What It Is And Why You Need One}

Preparing for a Hurricane With Kids Is your family ready to pick up and go if there's a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico? Do you have a hurricane evacuation plan? Preparing for a hurricane...

Mom Hack: Road Trip Edition

Disclosure :: we included affiliate links below, but trust us – you will want to get these items for your kiddos before your next road trip!  It's that time of year again, road trips, vacations,...
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Elevate: 6 Bathroom Items That Add Luxury Under $10

We've all had a rough year. Some of us more than others, but it's safe to say we're all looking for a little luxury in the mundane. I'm here to tell you I've found...

Mom Hack: Tooth Fairy Edition

Okay, we're gonna get real here. The Tooth Fairy, like all other childhood magic, is in your hands. You get to set the parameters and all the rules! In our house Santa Steak is...

Mom Hack: Minivan Zip Line Edition

As a mom with really short arms and driving a minivan, I have run into my fair share of complications. One being the constant need for napkins or passing food on road trips. So...

911, What’s Your Emergency?

Today was a scary day. As any normal day, I was home with my three kids (ages: 8, 5, 3) and our ginormous dog. We'd been out and about most of the morning, done...

The Un-King Cake Tour

We've all heard it, we may have even said it. "The parades may be canceled, but the celebration lives on" or "You can't cancel King Cake!" We know! We're a state built on tradition and...