We’re EIGHT Red Stick Moms Stronger :: Meet Our New Contributors

We are thrilled to introduce our community to eight new members of the Red Stick Mom team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring mom in Baton Rouge, and we can’t wait for you all to get to know them both online and in person at any of our upcoming events. We are humbled and honored to have these women join our team.


Charlee Conner

Her krewe: Husband Jeff and Rockwell (3)

Originally from: Park City, Utah

Favorite snowball flavor: Orange Creamsicle

Favorite Baton Rouge Restaurant: Superior Grill on Highland Rd

During LSU games you’ll find her … either having friends over to bbq, or out at a local restaurant cheering on the Tigers with the crowd

Favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: Packing a lunch and heading to Highland Park & Splash pad

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is: wonderful. We have felt so welcomed since relocating here. I love the history, southern charm and the pride of Baton Rouge. It’s a great place to call home.


Elizabeth Boudreaux

Her krewe :: Addison (9), Parker (5), and Laurel (2)

Originally from :: Franklin, LA

Her favorite snowball :: Wedding cake – light juice

Her favorite Baton Rouge restaurant: Roberto’s River Road Restaurant

During LSU games you’ll find her: at the neighbors’ house eating delicious tailgate inspired food and keeping an eye on the girls so that her husband and son can watch the game.

Favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: anything outside – so that the kids can explore and run off all their energy. A trip to the local library is also at the top of the list.

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is: definitely an adventure! You get all the conveniences and activities that a big city has to offer with the feel and charm of a small town.


Megan Bailey

Her Krewe: husband Esteban and son Lucas (11 months)

Originally from: Ruston

Her favorite snowball flavor: Ice cream!

Her favorite Baton Rouge meal is: Chargrilled Oysters from Parrain’s

During LSU games you’ll find her: usually at home, grilling for the game or tailgating with friends! Favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: Going yo walk the LSU lakes!

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is: so much fun! I love all the events our city offers, as well as our close proximity to so many interesting places for traveling on day or quick weekend trip.


Nicole Vidaurre 

Her krewe: Jason (husband), Alex (13-year-old stepson), Grayson (2), and Audrey (8
months)

Originally from: Thibodaux, Louisiana

Favorite snowball flavor: ice cream with cream

Her favorite Baton Rouge restaurant is: Mestizos

During LSU games you’ll find her: decked out in purple in gold watching the game
(either in the stadium or from home) with good food, good drinks and good
company!

Favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: In the summer we love going to the splash
park and then stopping for ice cream!

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is: an adventure! With 3 kids so spread out in age, we
are constantly running in a million directions. I love that Baton Rouge has so much
to offer, yet still has the feel of a small, tight-knit community.


Tomeka Gilbert

Her Krewe: Aiden and Ariela
Originally From: My parents were military and retired in Rosepine, Louisiana (near the base) so I went to college in Baton Rouge and stayed about 10 years until I moved back to the DeRidder/Rosepine area.

Favorite snowball flavor: strawberry

Favorite restaurant: Alexander’s and Chimes

During the LSU game: you will normally find me at home catching the update online for the scores until my little are old enough to attend. Of course, I ensure that they have LSU gear and recognize very early that Tiger Pride!

My favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: my kids love the Children’s museum and any trampoline park is the second favorite

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is: not for the faint of heart but is an experience like no other


Tessa Stuard

Her Krewe: Alva (Hubby), Jakoby (5), Kirby (3), Camp (3), and Ella Ray (6 months old).

Originally from: Baton Rouge.

Favorite Snowball Flavor: Wedding Cake with LOTS of condensed milk.

Favorite Baton Rouge Restaurant: Sushi Masa or ANYTHING Mexican with a margarita.

During LSU games you’ll find me: For football- In front of the TV with my parents and the kiddos yelling and screaming like we are in Death Valley. For baseball-usually @ the ballpark but if not there I’m streaming the game from home.  Baseball is my favorite!

Favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: I have to say BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo.  The kids love going there, it’s close to home, great exercise and it gets plenty of energy out, you’ll find us there at least 3 times a month!

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is: sweet, unique, and full of southern hospitality and good food.  It’s simply like no other.


Mary Grace Pinkard

Her krewe: Harvey (2.5) and Palmer (4.5 months) — my husband may not be in this picture, but he exists! He’s just normally at the new children’s hospital (it’s his first year of residency in pediatrics)

Originally from: Laurel, MS

Her favorite snowball flavor: Wedding Cake

Her favorite Baton Rouge restaurant: Superior Grill

During LSU games you’ll find her: Home with my family making an obnoxious amount of “football food” and cheering for the SEC. I’m a Georgia Bulldog…but the Tigers aren’t too bad 🙂

Favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: Knock Knock Children’s Museum

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is … difficult being far from family but full of entertainment for the girls, which I love!


Lorna Lewis

Her krewe: Husband: Cornelius, Son: AJ, 17-years-old & Daughter: Kirsten, 13-years-old

Originally from: Varnado, Louisiana (Washington Parish)

Favorite snowball flavor: Wedding cake with Cream

Her favorite Baton Rouge restaurant is: Zea’s

During LSU games you’ll find her: At home listening to my husband yell at the tv! 🙂

Favorite family outing in Baton Rouge: When the children were younger it was the zoo. Now our outings include walking around Perkins Rowe, catching a movie, and eating.

Raising kids in Baton Rouge is: A wonderful and blessed experience. Our neighbors are like family and we can always find some way to keep ourselves entertained.

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