New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - July 2009 07/01/2009 Site Staff FacebookTwitter Soak up the sunDon’t hide from the heat — get out and entertain with bright colors and New Orleans flair. Mid-City and City Park NeighborhoodsThe home of Jazz Fest For Love and MoneyI’ve often heard the career advice, “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Despite my excellent qualifications and extensive experience, however, I was unable to find someone willing to pay me to lie on… Creatures that go ‘bump’ in your houseNew Orleanians are known for great hospitality, but even we have to draw the line at welcoming rats, bats and foxes into our home. Artist Profile[Bekye Fargason] I scream, you screamEnjoy a scoop or two for National Ice Cream Month. Pieri Tile & Marble Co.[Joe Pieri]Cabinets, closets, countertops Campbell Cabinet Co.[B.J. Farrell & Bruce Farrell] French DistinctionA Metairie home celebrates the timeless elegance and beauty of the French château. Style Seasoned with styleGo inside the home kitchens of three of New Orleans' best chefs. All fired upNothing says summertime like a backyard barbecue. Into the futureDesigner Rodney Santana Villarreal conjures contemporary charm in an old French Quarter carriage house. Herbal supplementsIndoor herb gardens are lovely, but serious cooks who want herbs on hand to punch up their recipes will have to look to the great outdoors. Storied booksAs all bibliophiles know, collecting rare and valuable books can be a true labor of love. Glazed art of fireCraig McMillin of Mudflap Pottery has perfected a crystalline glazing method that gives new life to his work.