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On the Making of Gardens

A few months ago, I took up gardening. As any gardener will tell you,...

Artful Summer Fun at New Orleans Museums and Galleries

It’s simply too hot to do very much right now, which in my book...

Vintage Furniture Shopping in Jefferson

A few weeks ago, a colleague put a bug in my ear about a...

New Orleans’ First Sober Bar

The past couple of years I’ve been envious of cities like Brooklyn, New York,...

A Few Tips on Updating Home Energy Conservation

When the summer heat starts to peak, I start bracing myself for high electric...

Leveling Up At-Home Water Conservation

Occasionally, I like to take stock of our at-home conservation efforts and look for...

The Ultimate Pool and Spa Day We All Need

If you are in the mood for a relaxing day by the pool, but...

The Evolution of a Naturalist

A few weeks ago, I turned “taking up birding” years old. Perhaps it’s inevitable...

Rose Petal Pushers

Last month I spied a recipe employing dried rose petals and have since been...

Design Diary: Home and Garden Tours, Plant Sales and Workshops

Spring and summer always prove ripe for design events — perhaps more than ever now...

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