Babies & Beignets

Once Andrew and I had our daughter we had to take a small break from traveling to recover. Medically, financially, and in general just sleep. Haha.

That first year we had made small road trips to Austin and Ft. Worth, but we were finally ready to take on a longer trip to a place we had been missing. You guessed it, New Orleans. I know, I know, you’ve read about New Orleans way too much on my blog already, and it won’t be the last, but we just love it so much. I will try to make it brief and highlight some cool new things we did this time. But of course you will find some of our old faves as well.


Andrew found an ACTUAL pearl in his oyster! Unfortunately, we left it behind at the hotel. I’m determined to find another and have a ring made with it.


One of our favorite things to do while traveling is hitting up a good museum and we LOVED the WWII Museum! No wonder it’s ranked as one of the best in the country!


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Patiently waiting for her first taste of beignets. 🙂


We wanted to be cheesy and match, people noticed ❤


Waiting for and onboard the ferry to Algiers.

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In awe at the Audubon Aquarium.


We kind of had no choice with Andrew there! haha.

This trip was a blast and surprisingly very easy with an 8 month old. We did split the drive in two, having a road trip layover in Houston then tackling the rest the next morning. I said this in a previous post, but September is hurricane season, you will find great deals on hotels and flights, but the cost may be some wet days. We struggled driving out of Houston the next morning due to excessive rain, so please be safe if you decide you want to go during this time. Once in the city, we experienced no rain so that was a huge plus! New Orleans is wild at times, but we felt perfectly safe at all times with our baby girl. Seriously parents, don’t let kiddos stop you from traveling. It is absolutely possible to bring them along and you really are giving them such a great gift they will learn to appreciate over time 🙂

P.S. New Orleans has their version of the CityPASS, called the New Orleans Power Pass. You choose your pass based on your itinerary or number of days you will be in town. We’ve never used it, but I’m sure it is a great option!

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