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More Than Just A Pretty Space

More Than Just A Pretty Space

TO COMPLETE THEIR dream home in the Woodlands, Stephen and Reba Weymouth envisioned an outdoor space that would be their own private oasis. “When we walked out of the back door, we wanted to be transported to a different place...
Home & Garden Come Together In Outdoor Living Spaces

Home & Garden Come Together In Outdoor Living Spaces

The idea of an outdoor living space has evolved from the humble patio of yesteryear—think simple concrete pads with aluminum camp chairs and ice chests surrounding a folding charcoal pit—to today’s elaborate and expansive areas that contain cooking, dining and...
Home Feature: A Constructive Labor Of Love

Home Feature: A Constructive Labor Of Love

When Chad and Shana Roig say they built their four-bedroom, three-bathroom house boasting 7,000 total square feet, they mean they built their new Del Oaks residence in Madisonville. From the pouring of the slab in March 2018 to their move-in...
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...
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...
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...
Festivities for the Aficionado

Festivities for the Aficionado

If the men in your life are looking for a unique experience this year, there’s a hot, new trend to consider. Possibly inspired by the likes of Downton Abbey or maybe an answer to ‘Girls’ Night Out,’ gents are gathering...
Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

SENSIBLE MEALS IS continuing to take the south and nation by storm! It’s the fastest-growing and largest meal-prep company in the country, and it’s based here in our area. Creator Ingrid Rinck calls both Mandeville and New Orleans home, as...
Ceasar’s Ristorante: An Authentic Italian Experience

Ceasar’s Ristorante: An Authentic Italian Experience

A BRIGHT BLUE building with fresh flowers and herbs in the front garden sits near the Lake Pontchartrain shore and unassumingly houses a feast for the senses. Patrons are enamored with the smell of freshly baked bread, lively chatter layered...