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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 14-16

It's all about dad this weekend...but there are a few things for everyone that you might want to check out this weekend. Then get dad that new tie. :) Kinky Boots - Runs Fri through Sunday at the Saenger. Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper created the fun musical about a young man taking over his...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 7-9, 2019

This weekend will end up as weekend #1 of my twins' 7th birthday celebration. They've learned how to really extend a birthday from their mama I guess. But if you're looking for a few fun things to do that don't involve Fortnite or Shopkins like my weekend will... then here ya go! Also it's Pride...
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Louisiana is 6th Best State for Pets in the Country

Okay, so for education and crime...we're never on the good side of the lists. But our pets can thank us for living here. Louisiana is ranked #6 for the most pet-friendly states in the entire country! Here's what they said about our ranking: In Louisiana, the “hair of the dog” isn’t just a hangover...
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New Orleans Dog Rescued from Hot Car After 2 Hours Thanks to Good Samaritan

Yesterday, thank goodness a dog was rescued from a hot car!!! The Louisiana SPCA Humane Law & Rescue officers rescued a dog trapped inside a sweltering hot car for more than two hours (TWO HOURS!!!) on Tuesday, May 28. When a good Samaritan and local business owner arrived at work she noticed a...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for May 31 - Jun 2, 2019

Are you also recovering from my Memorial Weekend sunburn? Aloe up and let's rally in time to enjoy another sunny, summer weekend. Oyster Festival - Saturday and Sunday at Woldenberg Park. Lots of oyster dishes and live music plus the shucking contest and oyster eating competition. Northshore Heart...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for May 24-27, 2019

Hopefully the long weekend lets you squeeze in a little extra fun! Here are my picks for some of the best things to do this weekend. And of course, your backyard BBQ too! WWII Museum : For the past several years our Memorial Day commemoration has highlighted the service and sacrifice of fallen...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for May 17-19, 2019

Bayou Boogaloo - Friday through Sunday along Bayou St John in MidCity. Tons of great bands, lots of crafts, food and fun. While many people boat on down the bayou, if you walk in you can expect a $10 admission fee which is brand new this year. ( details ) Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival -...
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Pink Adopts New Puppy While On Tour

Pink is living her family life on the road these days and they've added another member of the family. Pink had the Nashville Humane Association bring some puppies backstage before her concert and because who could resist those cute faces... she ended up keeping one. She and the family named him...
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Cute dog asking for food. Maltese, dinner.

What Thanksgiving Scraps Can I Give My Dog?

Know what you can and can't treat your pets with this holiday season.
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FEEL GOOD STORY: High School Cross Country Team Takes Rescue Dogs for Runs

St Joseph High School in California had a great idea from their cross-country coach. Take dogs from shelters for runs with them when they practice running. I love this idea! Most shelter dogs spend their days in small kennels so giving these dogs a chance to get out and really run is so wonderful...
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