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Pepsi, Drew Brees and One Direction

I think every NOLA girl and Saints fan between 10 and 18 will flip over this new Pepsi commercial; featuring Drew Brees and One Direction. I may have to get the heart paddles out before I show it to my 12 yo Princess! Sorry you have to endure the short commercial first. Ad spot for […]

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New Orleans: Veterans Job Fairs

There are two job fairs coming to New Orleans for veterans looking for employment and potential employers looking to hire veterans. 1. Veterans and Military Service Members Job Fair When:Friday April 13 Time: 10-2 Place: Delgado Community College Student Life Center 615 City Park Avenue, New Orleans ***Some participating companies: Bollinger Shipyards Ic. Edison Chouets […]

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New Orleans: VA Building Homeless Center

According too this WWL article and this Republic article, The Veterans Administration is spending 6 million dollars to build a homeless center in the new VA Hospital in New Orleans. Yes, homelessness among our veterans from older and now younger generations is indeed a problem that needs to be eradicated. From The Republic: Southeast Louisiana […]

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RIP LTC Heath Austin Kelly

This post is intended to celebrate the life of LTC Heath Austin Kelly, age 35, as his Grandmother, Janet Scaruffi wants us to do. She also wants Americans to understand how important these patriots that sacrifice so much for our freedoms, are to our country. The nation was mortified when we heard of the breaking […]

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Zephyrs Baseball: Military Night

If the weather holds out…5:00 Zephyrs game tonight versus the Iowa Cubs. This will be followed by a makeup game from last night’s weather cancellation. Military Night: We salute the nation’s military by offering free tickets to all military personnel and their families (four tickets per military ID). The Zephyrs will be wearing camouflage jerseys, […]

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Sushi for Sendai

A sweetheart of a local New Orleans gal, Kalen @lunanola , is celebrating her birthday this year by generously helping Japan. She has such a kind heart, so I ask you to join her in her birthday wish, to raise money for Japan (she lived there as a Navy brat). Now, the fun part is, […]

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AMA NOLA blogger panel

Yours truly will be on an upcoming panel of bloggers for the New Orleans chapter of the American Marketing Association. The topic is, “To blog or not to blog.” I will have the good fortune of being able to sit alongside some outstanding women: Shannon Hurst Lane, Erika Lehmann and Bridgette Duplantis. Should be a […]

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Mardi Gras Decorations

This is our 5th Mardi Gras season in the New Orleans area. Along with the traditional holiday and seasonal decorations, I now have a small collection of bows and baubles for Mardi Gras. I love driving around New Orleans and/or walking through the French Quarter and seeing all the effort people put into Mardi Gras. […]

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