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Is A Candle Deserving Of Its Own Blogpost? Find Out Why!

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Is A Candle Deserving Of Its Own Blogpost?  Find Out Why!

A word of caution:  these candle are very special! They are meant to be a ritual not rushed or shared but savored.

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A Renovation Work in Progress - Part 1

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A Renovation Work in Progress - Part 1

    This week I am introducing you all into the world of a work in progress.  I bought this little parcel of land in Old Gretna almost two years ago.  For those of you not from NOLA (and a few of my fellow New Orleanians), Old Gretna is just a short ride across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. It is a charming step back into history and I adore its coffee shops and family restaurants.  My favorite new Thai restaurant, Banana Blossom, is just around the corner from my new place and I love to go over to the...

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Is There A Luxury Brand That Is Also Environmentally Aware?

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Is There A Luxury Brand That Is Also Environmentally Aware?

A discussion about the Comite Colbert's prestigious, environmentally conscious Yves Delorme brand and our new Spring 2021 sleepwear introductions from French designer Laurence Tavernier.

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Red is NOT a Four Letter Word When it Comes to Decorating

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Red is NOT a Four Letter Word When it Comes to Decorating

A fresh look at decorating with red through history and a new look at why red is still right for now.

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The History of Valentine's Day

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The History of Valentine's Day

In our new Covid world, we’re all trying desperately to find creative ways to connect with one another.  Valentine’s Day offers the perfect occasion  to do just that, whether we are together or apart from our loved ones. Who doesn’t want to celebrate love, fun and romance these days? 

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