Category: Neighborhoods

Another New Orleans Morning

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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Your Signature Perfume… And How to Share It

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

Homeless for the Holidays

  Our homeless population in New Orleans has always been a topic of controversy.  What causes these people to be homeless?  Why don’t they help themselves?  What are their stories?  Are they scamming?  Are they faking?  Are they mentally ill? 

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NOLA Hospitality… Sometimes Means Sharing Your Kitchen!

  Since Bobby finished our kitchen renovation, I have to admit – I’m hooked on the idea of what this room brings to our lives. For me, it’s been the symbolic slave galley of motherhood for 30 years.  Martha Stewart

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Backyard Solutions in Uptown

Hi Neighbors! I wanted to share some thoughts (and maybe solutions) for a few of the challenges we have living Uptown. When we moved back to NOLA and into our home, there was PLENTY to do, just to be able

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