I can’t believe it’s finally over…

In case you haven’t noticed, I haven’t had the opportunity to post as frequently this month for one, overwhelming reason…I had jury duty. Now, for my readers who do not live in Orleans Parish, criminal court jury duty demands that you appear two days out of the week, either Monday […]

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I just realized . . .

I completely forgot to mention how much I’d lost/gained in my NOWFE post a few days ago! It took me a bit to recover from the food induced haze on Friday. It’s also because things on the diet front have not been very good. Well, I gained three pounds last […]

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Why my friends are cooler than yours…

Back in November of last year, my friend Casey (being the football fan that she is) entered a contest for tickets to the Tostitos BCS Fiesta Bowl game and won. She and her boyfriend Brandon got an all-expense paid trip to Glendale, Arizona and watched as the Auburn Tigers beat […]

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Well I’ll be dipped…

I am a bit fanatical when it comes to anything Disney. I love the movies, the characters and the theme parks. Disney paraphernalia is dotted all throughout my house. In the kitchen alone you’ll find Alice in Wonderland S&P shakers, a “villain-ness” cookie jar featuring Ursula, Maleficent and the Evil […]

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Birthday wishes…

Last week, John’s 27th birthday dawned on Thursday, April 14th. I had hesitantly asked him where he would like to dine for our cheat, my treat of course, preparing myself for the words “Taco Bell” to erupt from his lips, but he surprised me. A large, questioning smile spread across his […]

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Missing out

This past week I have felt terrible. Due to the gorgeous springtime weather, my allergies kicked into high gear and had me wheezing like…well…a person with asthma triggered by severe allergies. The only way to avoid an expensive trip to the emergency room that my finances couldn’t possibly withstand, I […]

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Springtime celebration similarities

With the official arrival of spring yesterday and the proliferation of St. Joseph’s Day altars around town on Friday, I can’t help but be reminded of home when the coming of spring meant the beginning of Persian New Year. “Nowruz” marks the beginning of spring and the first day of […]

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