The Lighter Side

Exploring the humor and peculiarities of the Big Easy

NCIS: New Orleans.

Making the crime procedural cool.

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Sweet October

I can't believe I'm actually writing this, but October is fast-approaching.

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My Ice Bucket Challenge

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Summer TV

A breakdown of this summer's top TV shows.

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I'm So New Orleans, #HonestTransplant Edition

#ImSoNewOrleans

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Time For Ice Cream

For New Orleans, the big summer treat is the snow ball, but there's nothing like good old-fashioned ice cream.

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Five Years

Changes experienced after living in New Orleans for five years

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NOLA Hot Things

Hot things to do in cool indoors

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10 Things I've Learned Working in a New Orleans Restaurant

Lessons from New Orleans kitchens.

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A New Orleanian in Mexico City

Exploring street food from around the world in Mexico City

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Parent-Friendly Bywater

Taking mom and dad where the locals go

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Checking in on New Year's Resolutions

Trying to stick to fun New Year's resolutions

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My Jazz Fest Top 10

Music picks for the upcoming festival

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20 Things I've Learned After Moving to New Orleans

The things you learn as a local

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On Kale-Gate and hipster transplants

A transplant's guide on how to — and how not to — do New Orleans justice.

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The Lighter Side

Exploring the humor and peculiarities of the Big Easy

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Annie Drummond is a graphic designer and artist from Columbus, Ohio. She has a degree from the Columbus College of Art & Design. Two years ago she made the move from the Midwest to New Orleans' Bywater neighborhood and fell deeply in love as she discovered the rhythms and traditions of her new city. In addition to The Lighter Side, she writes about food, art and design (and other stuff) at www.AnniedelaDolce.com.

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