Krewe of Coast Kids


Krewe of Coast Kids Mardi Gras

Krewe of Coast Kids

It’s Mardi Gras time! While parades are canceled, the fun is not! So get your Krewe dressed in their best carnival attire because…

Gulf Coast Mom is hosting our first Krewe of Coast Kids photo contest!

And we’re not just playing for fun! The winner will receive over $400 worth of prizes to include…

Rules & Guidelines:

  • Photos must be of YOUR child from 2020 or 2021. Professional photos may be submitted, please be sure you have photographer’s permission to use.  
  • Photos should feature your child enjoying Mardi Gras in or around the Gulf Coast area in their best Carnival attire.
  • Submit photo via Krewe of Coast Kids announcement post on Facebook. Simply comment child’s photo, first name and age. 
  • You may submit photos between now and midnight on January 31. One entry per child.


  • We will compile all the photos in one Facebook Album. All the pictures received will be posted in the album.
  • Voting will take place from February 1-12 via a Facebook album.
  • The photo that receives the most “likes” (in our official entry album – not your personal social media page) by Friday, February 12 at midnight will WIN!

By entering the contest you are giving Gulf Coast Mom permission to share your photos. Local entries only.

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Christy is Co-Founder and Owner of Gulf Coast Moms Blog. She was born in Costa Rica and moved to the United States when she was 6 years old. She vividly remembers flying into New Orleans and knew, in the moments to come, her life would change forever. She grew up in Moss Point and moved to Hattiesburg to attend college at Southern Miss, where she received her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She met her love, Matthew, and they have enjoyed married life for 13 years. They live in Long Beach with their precious children, John Salem and Ann-Michael. Prior to co-founding Gulf Coast Moms Blog, she had a successful 10+ year career in higher education administration, where she developed and spear-headed campus-wide student initiatives and events. Christy is now spending her days as a stay-at-home mom and serves her community through several non-profit organizations. She enjoys making Costa Rican tamales, a fresh margarita from El Aguila, annual sister spa day, collecting random owl things (Hootie Hoo to my Chi Omega sisters), words of wisdom from Irish priests and pool days. She is passionate about connecting women and creating a supportive, nurturing community to empower moms.