November Showers Bring February Flowers (And Babies)
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November Showers Bring February Flowers (And Babies)

Learning that we’re expecting our first child has been an incredible ride.  Aside from the ups and downs of pregnancy, I’ve been blown away by the encouragement, support and generosity of our friends and family.  After Thanksgiving, two of my honorary aunties threw me a gorgeous baby shower in Northern California.  “Aunt” Rae Ann actually … Continue reading

Preservation Resource Center Holiday Home Tour
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Preservation Resource Center Holiday Home Tour

The Preservation Resource Center is holding its annual Holiday Home Tour this weekend, December 14th and 15th!  It’s a fabulous way to get a glimpse at how “the other half” lives and tour some stunning mansions in New Orleans’ historic Garden District.  Last year, the PRC featured a newly renovated neighbor of mine.  I couldn’t … Continue reading

Christmas Time in New Orleans
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Christmas Time in New Orleans

Okay, so it doesn’t exactly FEEL like winter in New Orleans.  I mean, 70 degree weather doesn’t muster up memories of sipping hot cocoa by the fire.  But take a quick look at the beautiful decorations around town and you’ll see the holiday season has indeed begun! Our city’s ever-enterprising marketing gurus have tapped into New … Continue reading

Let the Shower Season Begin!
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Let the Shower Season Begin!

There’s something uniquely special about living all around the country.  Between my job and Joe’s, we’ve lived in California, Wyoming, Nevada, Virginia and Louisiana.  While we miss our families in California dearly, we’ve made friends and created new little families across the U.S.  And yesterday, our New Orleans family helped us celebrate our bundle-of-joy-to-be! It’s … Continue reading

Wedded Bliss at the Painted Rock Lodge
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Wedded Bliss at the Painted Rock Lodge

If you’ve never visited Northern California’s Lake Tahoe, book a trip TODAY!  It’s arguably one of the most beautiful places on earth.  The crystal clear, blue waters of the lake are surrounded by sky high snow-capped mountains.  In the summer, the lake bustles with swimmers, hikers, mountain bikers and boaters, while the winter months bring … Continue reading