Weekly Blogs

Real New Orleans Weddings

  In our opinion, there is no better wedding inspiration for a couple than seeing other New Orleans couples tie the knot. Given that our real wedding profiles are consistently the most viewed blogs here at “Let Them Eat Cake,”…

Power Products

    Dry skin, peeling patches and pimples are visual hallmarks of stress. Thankfully the formerly niche category of anti-stress skincare is burgeoning with solutions and we’ve scooped up the best ones for you.            …

All That Glitters

  After everything the universe and Mother Nature has thrown at us the past two years, we could all use a little sparkle into our lives. A go-to provider of that sparkle to the city of New Orleans is Elektra…

Here We Are Again

  Well, that was something. Almost 16 years to the day I evacuated for Katrina, I was back in Columbia, Tennessee taking advantage of the incredible generosity of friends who offered to put us up for a few days. I…

A Little Shop Talk

  Let’s talk about fall shopping. On one hand, it’s 90 degrees outside, we’re still grappling with COVID-19 and Hurricane Ida and those old cotton/linen “soft clothes” seem like a cozy respite from it all. On the other hand, schools…

Openings and Hurricane Relief

  Hurricane Ida impacted almost everyone in southeast Louisiana. (Kelly here) As someone with friends getting married very soon, I know that the closure of not only New Orleans and surrounding areas, but also of local bridal boutiques has hit…

Our Ida Saga

  I keep saying I can’t possibly take another thing: COVID, my father’s illness and continuing decline, two car accidents in as many months, seeing my rape translated into 15 languages and on the front page of the New York…

Waiting for Bergoglio

  All summer I’ve been thinking about the most notable performance of Wendell Pierce’s career. The selection from the proud Pontchartrain Park-er might not be obvious. Not his four seasons as Detective Bunk Moreland on The Wire. Not his four…

We'll Be Back

  As many of you realize and can relate to, this past week following Hurricane Ida has been rough. Though we would love nothing more than to dive into the dreamy world of weddings, forget the burden of reality and…

Subscribe to our mailing list

Powered by Robly