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1THING: Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate July 4th

The 4th of July is a summery and inviting holiday filled with friends, family, good food… and lots of waste. While things like fireworks can be stunning, they have huge environmental consequences that leave their impact long after the finale. To help you celebrate mother nature while you celebrate... Read More

Adorable Video of Corgi Pulling Another Corgi on a Corgi Pool Float

This is summer cuteness overload! Check out this Corgi... pulling his Corgi friend... on a Corgi pool float. The Corgis are just 2 of a trio of the same breed of dogs who star on their own Instagram, @SamCorgi . "Sam" in Korean means "three" - so 3 Corgis! - Corgo fitness pool program-- 뿌뿌! 코기 물썰매... Read More

Target Offering Teacher Discounts on School Supplies and Clothes

Another reason to love Target ... as if I needed one more. :) Target Offering Teacher Discounts On School Supplies & Clothes Target is bringing back its teacher discount! This is the 2nd year in a row that Target is offering a week-long 15% discount for teachers. The savings start on Saturday,... Read More

4th of July Fireworks

Two big nights filled with firework displays all around the area. Have fun and happy 4th of July!!! JULY 3RD Uncle Sam Jam - Lafreniere Park in Metairie hosts a free event with music from 10,000 Maniacs, The Orchestra (former members of ELO), Amanda Shaw and The Topcats (performing after the... Read More
Whitney Houston at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 32nd Annual Awards

Rare Whitney Houston Cover of 'Higher Love' Remixed and Released

Seven years after her death, a new Whitney Houston track has been released. It’s a cover of Steve Winwood ’s “Higher Love” that was originally recorded in 1990 and given a fresh slant by Kygo . “I was trying to make it sound like something that she would’ve done, but also something that’s my style... Read More

Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 28-30

The first of the Independance Day events start this weekend with 2 big ones on the Northshore. So get plenty of wear out of those red, white and blue outfits and get started with all the fun! Zoomobile at Westbank Library - Friday 11am-12pm at Westbank Regional on Manhattan. Hands-on fun for the... Read More

Dreaming of Disney... Memories of Mickey's BBQ

My favorite Disney memory... Hi, I'm Annette and just a couple of Mardi Gras ago we took my 5 year old twins to Disney World for the first time. It was so magical in so many ways, but my favorite part of the trip almost didn't happen! Read on below, but remember to enter the DREAMING OF DISNEY... Read More

Wet Nose Pet: Pirate Jack

Pirate Jack is an active and smart 2 year-old teenage boy who loves to play with other dogs and people. He is currently being fostered with a with 70 lb dog, two dogs small dogs, and a cat. He goes regularly to Camp Bow Wow and plays with all those dogs and then happily comes home and sleeps on his... Read More

Giant Squid from Gulf of Mexico's Midnight Zone Caught on Video

The rarely seen giant squids are always cool to be caught on camera, but they've never spotted one on video in the Gulf of Mexico, but this video changes all that. A live giant squid has never been videoed in US waters until this one! The video was captured by a team of researchers on an expedition... Read More