Photo by Collin Richie

My Favorite Things: Kelsey Amato

Marketing & PR Director, Performance Contractors 

Guilty Pleasure: Charcuterie boards

Way to spend a Saturday Morning: Coffee and watching cartoons with my kids. Lots of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Spiderman. 

Most treasured possession: All our photos of friends and family and the sand dollars my husband found during our honeymoon in Exuma

Class in high school: Broadcast journalism

Baton Rouge experience or attraction: MidCity Makers Market

Way to get myself moving in the morning: The sound of my kids’ little footsteps coming down the hall

Childhood Memory: My dad coached college football for over 30 years. I have so many great memories of family coming in for games, tailgates, and spending time on different campuses with my brother and sister. 

Song on my playlist: “Home” by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Item in my wardrobe: Black leggings (of course) and this amazing resin clutch bag I found at an antique store in Cleburne, Texas, with my sister

Way to spend $20: Patio drinking a few cold IPAs on a sunny day

Way to unwind: A glass of red wine

Time of year: Festival season! Very excited to have Jazz Fest back this year.

App on my smartphone: Libby

Book: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman is a recent favorite.

Place for a manicure/pedicure: Zaza Nail Boutique

Place to have a shopping spree: Target

Out-of-town destination: Emerald Isle. There’s something special about a North Carolina beach!