Lagniappe Magazine - Lagniappe Winter 2016

Héritage

In August 2016 following a thunderstorm turned natural disaster, those of us in New Orleans looked on in disbelief as we witnessed an all too familiar scene: day-to-day routines disrupted and lives haphazardly unhinged as forces out of one’s control…

League Faces

                    TOP LEFT: Carolyn Lewis, Nikki Jones and Mary Olivio pose for a quick pic after the presentation at the Nonprofit Fair. Photo by: Jill Holland TOP RIGHT JLNO Book Club members…

JLNO Embraces Diversity

New Orleans is no stranger to the divisions between class, race and education levels that challenge our prosperity. True to our long history of civic engagement and community activism, the Junior League of New Orleans is addressing these issues head-on…

Advancing the Wellbeing of Women: A Community Approach

As members of the Junior League of New Orleans, we are no strangers to our focus area of Advancing the Wellbeing of Women. While JLNO works specifically to improve economic opportunities, provide family support and promote women’s health resources, we…

Signature Holiday Cocktail and Dessert

Holiday Milk Punch • 2 cups milk • 2 cups half-and-half • 1 cup brandy or bourbon • ½ cup sifted powdered sugar • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract • Crushed ice • Freshly grated nutmeg (make sure to grate…

Hosting a Successful, Stress-free Holiday Party

Everyone loves a holiday party. The merriment and joy, the love and laughter, coordinating with the caterer and making sure your gluten free appetizer is also vegan…wait. We all know that hosting a holiday party can be an overwhelming experience,…

Back to Basics: Dieting Dilemmas

Paleo. Whole 30. Clean Eating. These are the trending “diets” of the day. The common core of all three is organic, unprocessed meats and produce. They also take grains, dairy, sugars, artificial sweeteners and alcohol off the menu. Supporters assert…