And We’re Back! Let’s get this weekend rollin’. New Orleans Film Festival | Brought to us by the New Orleans Film Society, this “discovery” festival finds misfit films a home and a place where they can fit in.  October 16-23.  Location and time details on the film society’s website. Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival | […]


Wednesday, August 13 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah plus Alec Ounsworth | One Eyed Jacks hosts the group, whose fourth independent album will be released soon.  Show is $15.  Doors open at 9pm.  #lbbpick Friday, August 15  Flying Fox & Dirty Coast Pop Up | Get black and gold ready with Flying Fox and Dirty […]

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 Let us give you a hand with your weekend plans.   Saturday Lu-Wow Block Party | Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar and Grill hosts a LuWow Block Party with tikibars, slip and slide (hello, childhood), music by Clockwork Elvis, the UnNaturals, and Nick Name and the Valmonts. Party starts at 12pm. Free. Details here: LuWow Block Party. […]

I recently read an article, which discussed that one of the bests ways to curb your urge to splurge is to visualize yourself at retirement age spending that same money instead. I thought this was a nice idea, but easier said than done, especially in this “YOLO” day and age. And yes, you have heard […]

Not at the beach this weekend? Don’t sweat it. We got plenty of free and nearly-free activities for you to enjoy this July weekend from escaping bulls to toasting France. Kick your weekend off tonight with a free happy hour. GNOF’s pop up happy hours are back this summer, with the inaugural event being held […]

Enjoying guilt free wine on a budget friendly holiday.

Yes, before you say anything, it has been a long time since our latest post. Have we given up on budgeting? Of course not! Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we can take a vacation from our budgets, but wouldn’t that be a perfect world?!? My absence from the blog can be attributed to two […]


Happy weekend once again! Friday has never looked so good, and even though the long weekend has come and gone, there are plenty of happenings from which to choose that will make you feel you’re still on vacay. Start off your Friday night with a taste of Seersucker. Starting at Ernst Cafe at 5pm,  Abita […]


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