Author: Kim Singletary

Corona Diaries: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

  First, let me address the giant cockatoo in the room — like, literally, he’s right here next to my feet, butt still wedged into the little schoolbus next to that shifty little penguin. Many of you have asked about…

Corona Diaries: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

  Means, motive and opportunity — we learned about all three in homeschool today. Sure, there was some French grammar at the beginning of the day, a smidge of long division thrown in, but the bulk of today’s education of…

Corona Diaries: Monday, April 27

  My daughter just got caught trying to tie one of our cats to the toilet roll dispenser. My husband is talking to her now. “Never once did you think to yourself,” he’s saying, in an appropriately stern tone, “‘Maybe…

Can You Sew a Button?

Seamstresses everywhere have been answering the call to craft homemade surgical masks, but the recent trend has a few problems, the first being that not everyone has a sewing machine, the supplies and the skills to create masks. The other…

Summer Fun Without the Sun

Splash grounds, water parks, outdoor pools, sno-ball stands — all are beloved options for families trying to make it through another New Orleans summer. But there are always those days when summer storms strike or when the thought of another…

Medical Marijuana

The year 2016 was a big one for proponents of medical marijuana. Since California legalized in 1996, each year for the next 19 years, anywhere from zero to three states followed suit. In 2016, however, six states voted to legalize…

People to Watch

As New Orleans begins its next 300 years, we look forward to seeing the creative people it will continue to provide a setting for; people such as those in this year’s class of People to Watch. We define a Person…

Slay the Summer Slump

We’re officially smack dab in the middle of the hottest time of the year and the kids have been out of school for over a month. You’ve been to the Audubon trifecta (zoo, aquarium, insectarium) more times than you can…

Top Female Achievers

Each year we profile a selection of extraordinary women from across our community that continue to make a difference. What is most difficult is not so much finding worthy contenders, but narrowing the list. As always, we feel enriched by those who have been selected and encouraged by knowing there are so many others to consider.

Fantastic Voyage

Transportation basics to get you (and your guests) to the church on time

Fantastic Voyage

Transportation basics to get you (and your guests) to the church on time

Luxe Locales

Hotels, halls, plantations and other places for everything from the rehearsal to the reception

Acing It

New Ace Hotel has cool to spare and is the perfect place for pre- wedding primping

Luxe Locales

Hotels, halls, plantations and other places for everything from the rehearsal to the reception