St. Charles Avenue - August 2011

Conrad-Mueller

Emily Taylor Conrad and William David Mueller had a very “The Office” moment when they first met: Emily was a receptionist while David was an account coordinator for the Lowe’s team.Dave proposed to Emily over her birthday weekend in April…

Miller-Critchell

Courtade Carrère Miller and David James Critchell met six years ago at a work event in New York. Courtade worked in public relations for restaurants and chefs in New York and David was one of the journalists invited to attend…

On the Cover

All of us have been affected by cancer in some way. On Saturday, August 20, the American Cancer Society will hold its 11th annual Hope Gala to honor those who are engaged in the fight against cancer every day. Join…

Poolside Party

Kingsley House supports a swimming pool and summer program for children.

Norton-Samuel

Sarah Miles Norton and Scott Richards Samuel have known each other since high school, even though Sarah went to Newman while Scott went to St. Martin’s. In 2008, the pair ran into each other two weekends in a row and…

11th Annual Hope Gala

Everyone of us has been touched by someone who’s had cancer. The fight to eradicate it is ongoing. We are proud to present the American Cancer Society’s 11th annual Hope Gala. Thank you so much to our cover models: Hope…

Seeing Red

The Preservation Resource Center celebrates musicians.

Scanlon-Marshall

Jennifer Eaves Scanlon and John Edward Marshall were family friends while growing up. Even though Jennifer lived in Mandeville and John lived in New Orleans, the two celebrated many New Year’s Eves in Covington together because of their family ties.…

August 2011

’Tis the season for debutantes. In keeping with tradition for several decades, Le Debut des Jeunes Filles de la Nouvelle Orleans hosts the first official presentation of the year for those counted in the coterie of formal debutantes. The season…

Van Horn-Davis

Kathleen Favrot Van Horn and Dr. Carter Thomas Davis met through a mutual friend and Katie’s maid of honor, Dr. Julia Viviana Coutin, when Julia and Carter worked as lifeguards together in the summer of 2004.  Though Katie attended the…

Westfeldt-McKinnon

Mary Scott Westfeldt and Ryan Todd McKinnon met through mutual friends at the University of Alabama. Mary Scott had just finished an internship in London, where her family was meeting her to go on a family trip to Croatia. The…

Happy Feet

12 tips, tricks and indulgences for your poor piggies.

Savoring Squash

Chef de Cuisine Brett “Shaggy” Duffee of Bayona showcases squash in a summer salad

Fine Art

The community comes together to support NOCCA.

Scintillating Summer Centerpieces

Starting with a trip to the grocery store, we created five centerpiece ideas for your next summer party. I went to two of my favorite stores, Orient Expressed and Judy’s at the Rink, used two centerpieces that I created and voila!…

Nicole Frances Delesdernier

“Service brings me peace, joy and a sense of purpose,” says Nicole Frances Delesdernier, an incoming senior at St. Mary’s Dominican High School. As a member of St. Angela Merici Parish, Delesdernier has been an active member of the Catholic…

Celebrity Fitness Secrets Revealed

Dear Guys,I have been working out and eating more healthily but I’m putting on weight, not losing it! How are all these celebrities like Jennifer Hudson able to shed the pounds? KarenMarreroScales Can Lie: Scales measure everything: muscle, bone, water,…