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Roses are Red…and Yellow and Pink

Roses are Red…and Yellow and Pink

So many roses and so many colors! Have you ever wondered about the meaning and significance of roses? Here’s some fun insight into their colorful meanings. Red Red roses are the traditional symbol for love and romance, and will always be the...
Cards & Chocolates & Flowers…Oh My!

Cards & Chocolates & Flowers…Oh My!

About 55% of Americans celebrated Valentine’s Day last year and spent over $19.6 billion. This trend is likely to show an upward swing in 2020.Here are some fun facts about the day that was traditionally dedicated to lovers but has...
January Fashion: Shape It Up. Mix It Up.

January Fashion: Shape It Up. Mix It Up.

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From The Roaring 20s To The Soaring 20s

From The Roaring 20s To The Soaring 20s

Revelers welcomed 2020 with toasts and fireworks, and many embraced Roaring 20s themes for their festivities, harkening back to a time that is remembered for its prosperity, frivolity and even decadence. Socially and artistically, the mood was daring. Leaps forward...
Covington Mardi Gras Parade 2020

Covington Mardi Gras Parade 2020

Chef Pat Gallagher, Vince Vance, Saints Superfans Lead Covington Mardi Gras Parade 2020 Food, music and fun – Covington’s Mardi Gras Celebration 2020 Parade and After-Party captures it all, come Fat Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020! Pat Gallagher, the Northshore’s famed chef, will be...
Arthur Hardy: The Mardi Gras Man

Arthur Hardy: The Mardi Gras Man

Arthur Hardy is to Mardi Gras like red beans are to rice and fleur de lis are to the Saints. The ubiquitous Mardi Gras Guide can be found all over town during Carnival season. A fifth generation New Orleanian, Hardy...
Santa Makes His Presence Known on the Northshore

Santa Makes His Presence Known on the Northshore

In these parts Santa has been known to travel via pirogue pulled by a troupe of friendly alligators. When his watercraft pulls up to the banks of Lake Pontchartrain to visit the Northshore, he makes a big splash.  Santa’s initial...
Comfort & Joy – Home Decor for the Holidays

Comfort & Joy – Home Decor for the Holidays

Whether you’re celebrating an oh-so-holy night, rockin’ around the Christmas tree, or lighting candles for a Happy Hanukkah or Joyous Kwanzaa, decorations can play in important role in symbolizing the meaning of the holidays. And, of course, they brighten our...
In the Clouds – Streamlined Style

In the Clouds – Streamlined Style

“Every morning I wake up and open the drapes, and I’m just so grateful for this incredible life.” This statement wraps up homeowner Jennifer Pacione’s outlook on her life, her work—and especially the home she shares with her nine-year-old daughter...
Matthew Montero: The Art of the Icon

Matthew Montero: The Art of the Icon

They are defining figures in culture, art, music, design and sports. They are inspiring, mysterious, tragic and driven, often eccentric and sometimes tortured. They are icons. And one rising artist is embracing their stories, delving into their psyches and bringing...
A Mancave To Crave

A Mancave To Crave

Every man deserves a space that they can call their own.  Whether he prefers to play arm-chair quarterback in solitude or have the gang over to shoot pool and share a brew, there are certain features his den needs to...