New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - July 2009

For Love and Money

I’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…

Herbal supplements

Indoor 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 books

As all bibliophiles know, collecting rare and valuable books can be a true labor of love.

Glazed art of fire

Craig McMillin of Mudflap Pottery has perfected a crystalline glazing method that gives new life to his work.

Soak up the sun

Don’t hide from the heat — get out and entertain with bright colors and New Orleans flair.

French Distinction

A Metairie home celebrates the timeless elegance and beauty of the French château.

Into the future

Designer Rodney Santana Villarreal conjures contemporary charm in an old French Quarter carriage house.