It’s so tempting.  The spring catalog has just arrived from West Elm, and I can’t help but think, “What’s new in color and texture?  What sort of materials and themes will those designers be showing this year?” I am a …

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This is going to be fun. It’s all in a day’s work – listing beautiful houses – but some are more fun than others. This one belongs to a long-time client in the lower Garden District, and it’s a good …

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It’s not even 10 am and I’ve got my errands around town done, arriving back home in a state of mind completely adjusted by my drive. It’s the little things here that make the morning. On the way to drop …

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Delicate blown glass bottles, waiting to be filled.

Two years ago when I decided to commit to our front courtyard as my own “yard,” I dreamed of blooms and vines and everything in happy colors in the spring. My gardening experience boils down to four house plants I’ve …

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New Orleans is a crazy cat lady… and we are her cats. Some of us were born here, and some of us are adopted. Some are misfits who wandered in and never left. We are instinctive cats, creative cats, cats …

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