Anyone with money can buy an expensive camera. Anyone can get behind a lens and call themselves a photographer. Owning a few fancy shots can get you social-media worthy, but capturing genuine moments takes a little more time. This is why I call myself a blogger and not a professional photographer. Don’t get me wrong, I love family portraits and…

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This week on my Lenten series for kids, it’s all about snacks and giving. My Cam-Man had three ‘fasting’ cards, three ‘give’ cards and one card that explain what the color ‘purple’ symbolizes during lent. One of the fun activities we are currently working on is card “Day 17”. However, I wanted to do something a little different. Day 17…

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We have made the first week of Lenten season and whether you are a Catholic or not, one thing is for sure – you’re bound to have some fun with these prayer cards. You may not know exactly how lent works and that’s ok, but with the help of these daily prayer cards you will certainly be on the right…

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For some of the best people watching ever, plan your visit around our Mardi Gras season. On Fat Tuesday, you will see so many residents wandering the streets in dramatic colors of purple, green, and gold. Beyond people watching and parades passing by, we have some of the best food during Mardi Gras season. King Cake will sure turn your…

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The sound of barks and hundred shades of fur  covered a street, that if it could talk it would tell the tales of puppy dog tails. We settled ourselves on the corner of the street, picking up the last sugary piece of funnel cake and sipping on a cold cup of lemonade. Do you ever wonder what someone is thinking?…

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I initially was going to share cute ways to wrap presents for your special someone this year. However, this has been my schedule as of lately: 12 hours of the Christmas Story 11 last minute check outs 10 o’clock Mass that I Never made 9 dollars overdraft 8 sad memories 7 un-answered messages 6 exhausting headaches 5 alarms of ringing 4 chocolate doughnuts 3…

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I have had several people ask what is a Flat Stanley? Well, to be honest I didn’t have a clue until my son brought him home one afternoon and said: “here mom”. Flat Stanley is a book for students to read in the class rooms. He is a boy who gets flattened and then travels the world by mail. This…

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