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Jess

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Jess Allain is a mom of two, an attorney, a triathlete, and a yoga teacher. She is a member of the Junior League of Lafayette and serves on the board of The Family Tree. When she isn't swimming, biking, running, reading, practicing yoga, litigating, or cooking something up in the kitchen, you will find her playing with her two beautiful girls. Adventure is out there!

Goodbye, Running … for Now

At the time of writing, I can say that I completed the Bay St. Louis Triathlon for the third time. Previously known as Bring it to the Bay, this was my very first triathlon...

5 Books by Female Authors Worth the Read

At a recent dinner party with our micro-pod of friends, we engaged in a super interesting literary discussion where one friend challenged another friend about his reading list. The challenge was whether he could...

Insomnia SOS: Restorative Yoga to Wind Down for Bed

As life begins to open up again and we resume activities from the "Before Times", more entries on your calendar may be resulting in more anxiety and less sleep. Stress may be running high...

Looking for a Fun Saturday Afternoon Activity? Check Out The Family Tree Art Night!

The Family Tree is a local non-profit that provides affordable counseling services and a number of free educational programs. The Family Tree's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families...

How Many Tacos is Too Many? #notaskingforafriend

A few months ago, my husband texted me out of the blue to ask if I wanted tacos for lunch. Of course I did. I always want tacos. My intense and enduring love of...

This Two Shall Pass

I am the very proud mama of a tenacious, empowered, and brilliant two year old. And I am losing my ever-loving mind. With our first daughter, I seem to have missed the terrible twos....
Valentines books

Can I Read You a Valentine?

For my first born’s first Valentine’s Day, I wanted to mark the occasion in a way we could treasure forever. While scrolling across options online, I came across Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine. My Amelia...
living room packed in boxes

Sanity Savers: Selling Your House with Littles Underfoot

As my husband and I prepare for what will (hopefully, saying ALL of the prayers) be the last formal showing of our home before closing, I find myself reflecting on the things that have...
woman cleaning pool

I Cleaned My Pool in a Cocktail Dress

Over the last year, I lost 10-15 pounds. Last month, while assessing my closet for our annual Christmas card photo, I eyed a blue number hanging in the back. The vintage-inspired, satiny fit and...
Christmas decor

Spread Christmas Cheer, Not COVID

I’ve said it several times now. And I am sure I will say it many more times before we are out of the woods - this year has been weird. The COVID-19 pandemic has...