Weekly Blogs

To Have and To Hold Off

Many couples are having to cancel or postpone their weddings. What can couples do if they are faced with this tough decision? New Orleans Bride editor Melanie Warner Spencer offers advice on this month’s WWLTV/WUPL “Morning Show.”    

Restaurants and Covid 19

I remember after Katrina, when I had a food blog called “appetites” that focused primarily on fine-dining restaurants, thinking that the gig was up. I’d been happily writing about meals I had in those early days when there was so…

Happy Hour at Home

  Locked in, feeling anxious and ready to explode? Well, join the club where most of us are doing the right thing, but are still ready to be social. We have a few ideas for you to stay in touch…

Louisiana’s Water Heritage Trail

  You see them posted throughout South Louisiana but what exactly do those Atchafalaya National Heritage Trail signs mean? We’re here to explain, but even better to showcase the Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail that accompanies the designation. The Atchafalaya National…

Home-School Hullabaloo

  Every so often, I get frustrated with some aspect of my life and make stupid, unrealistic pronouncements. “We’re all becoming nudists!” I’ll declare after spending an entire Sunday afternoon washing, drying, folding, and putting away laundry. Or: “We’re just…

You Are (Eventually) Invited

  With COVID-19 social distancing and shelter in place mandates in New Orleans and throughout the country, weddings are being postponed, couples are selling their flowers and well, everything is in limbo. However, this doesn’t mean you have to completely…

Sports and TV

  Since everything in major live sports has come to halt, I wanted to share with you some nice alternatives. Couch potatoes rejoice! There are still plenty of options to veg out on some sports. Let’s go.   Sports Movies…

Don't Squeeze the Charmin

  The most familiar admonition from the Book of Timothy in the New Testament tells us: Money is the root of all evil. But there's more to Timothy's story. Directly addressing the End of Times – the very Apocalypse –…

Pandemic, Week 1

  Well. Huh. We’ve reached a stage where I am scared to say anything because as soon as I say it, it’s immediately dated. Two weeks ago, I was loving the increased emphasis on hand-washing – but still planning to…

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