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Awesome Non-Toy and Experience Gifts for New Orleans Kids

Do your kids have way too much stuff? I know mind do. The last thing…

Disney Halloween Treats
Disney Halloween Treats You Need To Make

It’s HALLOWEEN time! Well, it’s almost Halloween and that means it’s time for Mickey Pumpkins…

Disney Halloween Finds on Etsy
Adorable Disney Halloween Finds On Etsy

Pumpkin spice season is here, and Boo Bash is in full swing at Walt Disney…

Halloween Movies
Nine Halloween Movies The Whole Family Will Love

It’s time to celebrate all things Halloween. As one of the fastest-growing holiday seasons in…

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Mardi Gras Bead Painting

One of my favorite ways to celebrate Mardi Gras with kids is through art. Preschoolers…

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Mardi Gras Sensory Bin for Preschoolers

Celebrate Mardi Gras with toddlers and preschoolers with a Mardi Gras Sensory Bin. Sensory bins…

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Easy DIY Mini King Cakes For Mardi Gras

Carnival season means one thing in New Orleans, KING CAKE! And while there seem to…

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“Semi-Homemade” DIY KING CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FILLING

Sometimes during Carnival Season, you just want a king cake. Sometimes you want a king…

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Christmas Movies Perfect For Family Movie Night

“It’s not Christmas until we watch [insert favorite Christmas movie here.]” Everyone has their list of…

Christmas Cookie Exchange
5 Tips for Hosting a Fun Christmas Cookie Exchange Party

You are in the Christmas spirit, and you want to host a party. Christmas cookie exchange…

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Beignet Bites – An Easy Beignet Recipe Anyone Can Make

One can’t talk about sweet treats in New Orleans without mentioning beignets. I had no…

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Super Easy 30 Minute Shrimp Tacos

I created this recipe a few years ago during Lent. I was looking for something…

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Not Your Grandmother’s Watergate Salad

Watergate Salad was a staple in our family growing up. It was at EVERY, and…

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Prevent Summer Slide and Have Fun Doing It!

Summer is a time for relaxation and fun! It is also a time that teachers refer…

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Why I Run

I never thought in my life that I would be doing 5k’s or missing running…

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Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

I originally made these Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes years ago as part of a States…

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Great Ways To Have Fun Outside

According to an article written by the AAA State of Play, “a study published by…

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Tips for Working From Home and Homeschooling

Suddenly overnight, almost everyone is a homeschooler and working from home. It’s a crazy new…

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Hey Momma, Give Yourself Some Grace

So we woke up this morning to a whole new world. School is canceled for…

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Fun Mardi Gras Treats You Can Make

It’s Carnival Time! Outside of Christmas, this is my favorite time of year! I love…

Delicious Recipes To Use Up Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

If you’re house is like my house, you had to play Fridge Tetris to get…

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New Orleans Slow Cooker Recipes You’ll Love

Here in New Orleans we are all about food. Our seasons are named for the…

Do You Know How To Tell The Difference Between Allergies & The Flu

Fall has barely started and so have the germs. Flu is running rampant all over…

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Everything You Need to Know About Homeschooling In Louisiana

Our decision to homeschool was not an easy one. I have two children with autism,…

Mardi Gras Preschool Activities

Mardi Gras  is our favorite time of year in New Orleans and in Pensacola! The…

Great Tips To Stay Healthy This School Year

Well, it is that time again. We are broke from buying school supplies, but the…

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Walt Disney World Inspired Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Cupcakes for Halloween

When I think of Disney and Halloween, I think of one thing – MICKEY PUMPKINS!…

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Home Remedies To Treat Sunburns

It’s that time of year again! Oh yeah, you know the one where the only…

AWESOME Non-Candy Alternatives for the Easter Basket

I don’t know about you, but between Halloween, Christmas, and Mardi Gras my family gets…

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Delicious Slow Cooker Vegetable Recipes You Need To Make

St. Patrick’s Day Parades in New Orleans are some of my favorites! Being lucky enough…

New Orleans Books That Celebrate Black History Month

 This list of books celebrates African Americans who have made significant contributions to history and…

Throw Me Somethin’, Etsy…Mardi Gras Goodies You Need For Our Favorite Etsy Shops!

The Mardi Gras spirit has descended upon the state of Louisiana and we are ready…

Mardi Gras With Special needs
Tips For Surviving Mardi Gras WIth A Special Needs Child

Everyone in New Orleans LOVES going to Mardi Gras Parades, Right? My daughter says she “loves…

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New Orleans Black and Gold Etsy Finds

It’s that time of year again. Black and Gold fever is spreading throughout the city…

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Tips for Staying Healthy During Carnival Season

It’s Carnival Time!  King cake, parades, and parties are right around the corner. With multiple viruses…

Easy Santa Mickey Cupcakes
Easy Santa Mickey Cupcakes Everyone Can Make

We love all things Disney in our house. We are also very fond of Christmas.…

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Christmas in New Orleans – on Etsy!

Whether you’re ready to accept it or not, Christmas is right around the corner. I…

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Why You Should Get The Flu Shot

Fall…..ah!  The weather is changing (hopefully), Football consumes our weekends, the Holidays are upon us……

Truck Activities
Awesomely Fun Truck Themed Activities for Truck Loving Kids

Do you kids love trucks? When mine were little they LOVED them so much, especially…

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Fall Fun With Apples ~ Apple Activities for Preschoolers

Nothing says fall like apples! Apples are not only delicious but they are a great…

Pregnant at 15 ~ Teen Pregnancy Resources in New Orleans

Pregnant at 15. There is, of course, a how and why it happened, but in…

summer meals
Easy Summer Meals That Won’t Heat Up the Kitchen

With the heat index already exceeding 100 degrees in the New Orleans area, the last…

Stylish Mom
Secrets To Feeling Like A Beautiful And Stylish Mom On A Budget

Before I became a mom, my style was everything!  I would think about my outfit…

Pool Day Essentials – Everything You Need For A Fun Day At the Pool With Kids

The heat this summer has been unbearable and has already set multiple heat records. Our family…

Online Dating
Swiping Right: A Parent’s Guide To Online Dating After Divorce

So here I am in my late 30s and find that the dating world has…

Hurricane Evacuation
Hurricane Evacuation Survival Tips

Going through a hurricane with kids is HARD. Most of us here at Pint-Sized Cities…

Shelter In Place Hurricane
Tips To Shelter In Place During A Hurricane

Hurricane Season – that dreaded time between June and November we all watch the Gulf…

New Orleans Instant Pot Meals
New Orleans Instant Pot Recipes For You To Try

It seems like every mom I know got an Instant Pot for Christmas. Did you?…

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Two Yummy Ways To Use Up Your Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is over and all you have to show for it is half a turkey…

Halloween Class Treats
Two Easy Halloween Treats For Class Parties

You feel compelled to make a treat with love for your child’s class, but you…