Tag: new orleans

halloween in new orleans

Halloween is serious business down in New Orleans. ¬†Whether a costume or a front porch, creativity and attention to detail really counts. These photos are from last October’s…

at home with leetha & lance

Today is a big day in our household. In case you aren’t a football fan, the NFL worked through the lockout and the first game of the season…

only in new orleans

In honor of Mardi Gras, I thought it was the perfect day to share this photo that never made its way into any other posts about our Halloween…

fly-by in new orleans

Do you remember the fantastic swifts I saw in Portland a few years ago? I was surprised to come upon a similar scene in New Orleans. I’m not…

behind the bar: cocktails in new orleans

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know I prefer cocktails to wine. That means when we travel, we seek out the best mixologists in town….

nola: magazine street & st charles ave

After spending our first night in New Orleans in the French Quarter, we returned our rental car at the airport and took a cab over to Magazine Street….

new orleans first look

It’s been a bit daunting to talk about my first visit to New Orleans. Full of character, grit, beautiful sights and great food, this city was much more…

patois in new orleans

Now that holidays are behind us I’ll admit there has been a lot of blog post procrastination going on. In the hopes of finally wrapping up our Gulf…