Bite Me, Escape Routes

Relaxing by the Quarter

The French Quarter is the part of Mardi Gras celebrations that is shown as wild and frisky. But when it’s not Mardi Gras season, it’s a wonderful opportunity to really get to know the area. We walked along the Mississippi river, which I had never seen before and was shockingly not as wide as I thought it… Read More Relaxing by the Quarter

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Smelling the Roses of Garden District

In a city with so many names, I was excited to delve right in! On our first full day, we stepped out onto the streets of the French Quarter to see some of the beautiful Easter decorations still hanging around. Although the area is called the French Quarter from its origins, most of the architecture and… Read More Smelling the Roses of Garden District

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First Time in the Big Easy

Do you have a destination place that you’ve read about so much that you feel like you almost know it—as if you’ve almost been there? Places that you’ve thought about visiting for such a long time, but never had the time to visit? For the longest time, that has been New Orleans for me. So… Read More First Time in the Big Easy

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Freaky Frappuccino: Starbuck’s Unicorn

I’ll admit, the Unicorn Frappuccino raised a suspicious eyebrow and made me really want to try it. Everyone bashing on about how terrible it was made me want to try it even more. So yes, a day after coming back from New Orleans (posts for which are coming soon, stay tuned 😉 ), I got a Unicorn Frappuccino.… Read More Freaky Frappuccino: Starbuck’s Unicorn

Bite Me, Collegiette Living

College Care Package #1: The Crazy Friend

So with a lot of my friends currently in college and worrying about mid-terms and finals, I began to think about what I could do to try helping from afar. Then I stumbled across, just the right idea: I would send them care packages! My mom sent me some when I was in my first year… Read More College Care Package #1: The Crazy Friend