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Santa Makes His Presence Known on the Northshore

Santa Makes His Presence Known on the Northshore

In these parts Santa has been known to travel via pirogue pulled by a troupe of friendly alligators. When his watercraft pulls up to the banks of Lake Pontchartrain to visit the Northshore, he makes a big splash.  Santa’s initial...
Glitz & Glam Holiday Fashion

Glitz & Glam Holiday Fashion

The season to shine is here and so are the glitz and glam holiday fashions. From feathers and furs to shimmers and sparkles, it’s the most wonderful time of the year to dress to impress. Step out in style with...
Comfort & Joy – Home Decor for the Holidays

Comfort & Joy – Home Decor for the Holidays

Whether you’re celebrating an oh-so-holy night, rockin’ around the Christmas tree, or lighting candles for a Happy Hanukkah or Joyous Kwanzaa, decorations can play in important role in symbolizing the meaning of the holidays. And, of course, they brighten our...
Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash With Cranberries

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash With Cranberries

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash With Cranberries Ingredients: Directions: 1. Peel and slice butternut squash, scoop out seed and dice into 1/2 inch cubes. 2. Trim the bottom of the brussels sprouts and slice them in half.  3. Place the...
The Best of the Season

The Best of the Season

I love the holidays! For me, that includes planning and decorating for family events, frantic deadlines at the magazine and last-minute shopping. As I get older though, I find that those things aren’t as important as they once were. The...
New App Alerts Parents About Sexual Predators

New App Alerts Parents About Sexual Predators

A new app, called OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood, alerts parents if a registered sex offender contacts their child. The app is the product of efforts by OffenderWatch and Louisiana state law enforcement officials.   Federal law requires registered sex offenders...
In From The Cold

In From The Cold

The cold, winter months can be brutal for the animals of Northshore Humane Society. Not only are there fewer volunteers and donations, but there are far less adoptions at this time of year as well. While our animal care staff...
Erica Williams – Enterprising Woman November 2019

Erica Williams – Enterprising Woman November 2019

Modern-Day Renaissance Woman In Leonardo Da Vinci’s day, those proficient in many fields were revered. Alongside of intelligence, these distinguished figures cultivated a warm personality, demonstrated philanthropy and thrived on freedom and diversity. Modern-day Renaissance woman Erica Williams upholds that...
Fall Is The Time To Plant Trees

Fall Is The Time To Plant Trees

The best time to plant trees in Louisiana is from November through early December. During that time, the soil is still warm which encourages vigorous root growth, and trees will have several months to get established before next summer’s heat....
Northshore Human Society – Save Our Seniors

Northshore Human Society – Save Our Seniors

Northshore Humane Society, which serves the neglected and abandoned animals of the Northshore region, is one of Louisiana’s largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal welfare organizations. While many families think of NHS when looking for a new puppy or kitten, there are...
Trend Spotting For Fall

Trend Spotting For Fall

With the seasons changing and the leaves falling, the hues and textures of autumn welcome the richness of color and style. Get ready to layer up and enjoy the cooler temperatures as fashion takes the forefront. Contrasting fabrics and defined...