Author: Kelcy Wilburn

Magazine Street

  Magazine Street is well known for being a shopping destination, but the thoroughfare also offers a wider variety of experiences that begin near Canal Street and extend all the way to Audubon Park. From school children learning French and…

Renewal Resources

  Time to open the windows, dust off the pillows and welcome in spring. A busy time of year situated between the holidays and summer vacation, spring is the season many choose to make updates to the home. From taking…

Ask the Experts: Seasons Change

Punxsutawney Phil predicted a quick spring arrival this year, and as early as Groundhog Day, Oriental magnolia trees were already splashing the landscape with striking pinks and whites, hinting at the coming change of the seasons in early February. Just…

St. Charles Avenue's Couture Wedding Guide

  12 local ways to show off your personal style   Once a wedding budget is set, the real fun begins. Deciding where to spend the bulk of your resources is what will inevitably define the character and ambiance of…

Renewal in the New Year

  New Year’s resolutions can be fun to think up during the festive holiday season, when we’re eating and drinking with abandon. But now that the New Year has arrived, it’s time to get down to business. While some of…

Sparking Celebrations

  The end of the year is arguably the most celebratory, glamorous and magical time of year. Holidays bring families and friends together under warm, twinkling lights, with joyous moods prevailing at events, dinners and celebrations. Planning for occasions like…

Ask the Experts: The Stone (and Tile) Age

Options in hard surfaces like tile and stone are continually expanding and evolving, giving homeowners more choices to make than ever. Whether you want hard surfaces with a subtle, soft appeal or a stony, rustic intensity, you can just about…

Celebrating the Season

Snapper Pontchartrain from Briquette   As the weather changes, so do the flavors we’ve come to know and love in South Louisiana. Braised meats and squash, apples and warm soups begin appearing on menus across the city as chefs welcome…

Whole Health

  October is a month often designated for increasing health awareness, and from the pink breast cancer awareness cleats and sweatbands we see Saints players don to the mailers and commercials advertising this year’s flu shots, we’re reminded left and…

Consider Customizations

  From a home design standpoint, kitchens and bathrooms are two of the most fun rooms – there’s a lot at play in these two areas, where form and function are quite interconnected. As humans, we need a place to prepare food…