Archive | February, 2014

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A-Muse Us With a Shoe

No doubt about it…I love shoes. High heels, flip-flops, cross trainers, boots. I don’t discriminate. I  have more pairs than any woman needs, and while I spend most of my time sporting those from the more casual end of the spectrum, I enjoy them all. Even those I wear only rarely. Perhaps this is why […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Parading

I realized today that at least half of my readers (which is probably about 3 people) are not from the New Orleans area and have likely never experienced a Mardi Gras parade, so for those of you unfamiliar with how things work down here, I put together a little Mardi Gras parade primer…just a few […]

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Mardi Gras With the Family

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…or at least it is in my book. These three weeks in February and/or March when purple, green, and gold decorations adorn doors, mailboxes and store fronts, and children and grownups, alike, go a little crazy for plastic beads, cups, bracelets…whatever they can get their hands on. It’s […]

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Celebrating Mom in New Orleans

    There aren’t many things much better, in my opinion, than spending a spring-like day in the French Quarter, especially when it’s all dressed up for Mardi Gras. It’s fun to go with a friend or two, but I have absolutely no qualms about walking around New Orleans by myself. Maybe I’m a little […]

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