Let Them Eat Cake

Dream Honeymoons: A Trio of Travel Treats

  You’re ready, but that further flung country of your honeymoon dreams isn’t quite ready for you. The world is still healing. Adopting a patience is a virtue approach (oh, we know, you have been meritoriously patient already) remains your…

Go The Distance

  You’d hoped to visit the thronged markets of Bangkok, the busy streets of Paris or follow that sports team or musical group to several engagements on a mobbed world tour. But, it must be said: now is not the…

Dream Honeymoons: Roost Regally in these Rural Retreats

  You’ve been locked down for eons, but you’re still not ready to venture to the other side of the world. Luckily, the expansive United States holds remote, romantic, coddling inns aplenty, the sort meant for sequestering in style with…

Location Spotlight: Galerie de Galatoire

At its core, a wedding symbolizes a new beginning. It’s the coming together of two people through love and shared values into a new unit. In New Orleans, we see many new beginnings…

Summer in the City

  If we’ve learned anything while living through a global pandemic, it’s how important it is to lend a helping hand during a trying time and how we all need a really great vacation – or, when you live in…

Historical Date Night

  We always advocate for a good date night at “Let Them Eat Cake.” After the year we’ve all had, it’s important to check in with your spouse-to-be and add a little fun into the mix. As the city begins…

Dream Honeymoons: A Disney-Style Happily Ever After

  Did you know that one of the most popular honeymoons is a fantasy fulfilling trip to a Disney park? For lovers of fairy dust, enchanted spells, sleeping beauties, crenelated castles and glass slippers, no other dream laden, post-nuptial vacation…

A Gift, a Date and a DJ

  Checking items off a wedding to-do list isn’t always the most entertaining. It can seem like a second job or a chore without a little fun added into the mix. An event happening tonight at Little Miss Muffin on…

The Ultimate Gift

  We talk a great deal about gifts on “Let Them Eat Cake” because they are a big part of a wedding – gifts for the couple, something for your bridesmaids, mothers of the couple — the list goes on.…

Artful Romance

  International Sculpture Day was commemorated at the end of April, which of course made us think about the sculpture garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) in the heart of City Park. The Sydney and Walda Besthoff…

Joyful Baking at Home

  Gift giving is one of the five love languages and whether it’s yours or gift giving gives you nerves, a new product line arriving at Williams-Sonoma is sure to ease your burdens with a small lagniappe gift. Joy Wilson,…

New Products Pack Powerful Results

When life seems overwhelming, uncertain and daunting it can be helpful to step away from the fray and indulge in a little self-care. A relaxing treatment or a fabulous blowout can work as a life reboot and enable us to…

Dream Honeymoons: Rainforest Rambling in Costa Rica

Pura Vida. Pure Life. Pure honeymoon. It sounds like an elixir drawn from the fountain of youth. And, in a way, it is. Pura Vida is how the denizens of Costa Rica (called Ticos) greet one another. Like Hawaii's Aloha,…

Bridal Buzzing

  Wanderlust Beauty Local entrepreneur Mari Alejos-Puente first started Passport Polish in July 2018 with a focus on handmade, vegan and cruelty-free polish inspired by different countries around the world. She launched liquid lipsticks in January 2019, and recently launched…

Dream Honeymoons: Kayak Caper in Kauai

  An all day, rigorous, 17-mile paddle in rough seas next to soaring cliffs, intermittent waterfalls, swathes of valleys brimming with mangos and guava, sea caves, whales breaching, dolphins leaping and the occasional rainbow? Now that’s a honeymoon. You’ve been…

Under Pressure

  Various types, sizes and colors of flora and fauna are prominent in a wedding day, tying the theme together and bringing a breath of something natural and beautiful to the “I Do’s.” From bouquets and boutonnieres to cake flowers…

Searching for a Real Love

  We’ve written several times over the year of the coronavirus pandemic that love is not cancelled. And it hasn’t been. Many couples around the city have continued to celebrate their love and marriages in various ways – numerous creative…

Play Date

  As more and more Louisianians are vaccinated, many businesses are opening, and festivals and events are starting to make their way to our fall 2021 calendars. Though the coronavirus pandemic is still very prevalent, it’s nice to think some…

Dream Honeymoons: Romance in Brooklyn

  For would-be honeymooners waiting to go to their fantasy location, a mini-moon beckons. Visiting an easier to access place as the world heals can satisfy those travel cravings as you await the dream event. You’ve always wanted to visit…

Sign of the Times

  Last year, Fleurty Girl owner Lauren Haydel and Jazz Fest artist Nan Parati pivoted and partnered together to bring New Orleanians a little part of the festival that was cancelled. The Jazz and Heritage Festival is set for October…

Sun's Out

  Though not everything is yet back to life as it was before the coronavirus pandemic, there are still new things are to look forward to in New Orleans. The Chloe, the chic boutique hotel that opened in the fall…

Dream Honeymoons: Find Romance on Lake Como

  You both incline toward urbanity’s buzz, but for this special trip, your long-awaited honeymoon you agreed — it had to be Lake Como, a storied destination in northern Italy. You did think she had been a little too enthusiastic…