It’s going to be grand…

Last year around this time, I whined to all of you about how I wouldn’t be able to attend the magnificent Grand Tasting at the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience. Well, it seems my prayers have been answered because this year, this week in fact. John and I will […]

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A feasting fest: French Quarter Festival 2011

So, it was a no-brainer decision for my cheat this week, right? I mean, duh, where the hell else would I be besides French Quarter Festival? Easily one of my favorite festivals of the season, this celebration…this daytime, suntime, springtime elation is all about the Vieux Carre. Everything you can […]

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Halloween envy: Double feature picture show

Happy Halloween everyone! Looking over the past week’s posts, I am noticing a trend in my taste in houses…not that you couldn’t throw a rock and hit a gorgeous structure almost anywhere in this town. But still, even John started to tease about my “so-called” elitist view. Ultimately, the question […]

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Halloween envy: The sequel, Part II

Cruising down St. Charles today, I noticed that the skeleton house from the sequel had increased their cast of undead characters and like any good horror franchise, sought to capitalize off of a good formula. So, without further ado… Make-up really doesn’t make me look younger. This next one is […]

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Halloween envy: Reborn

Driving home from dropping John off in the Quarter the other night, I decided to take a different way home to see if I could scout out anymore excellent Halloween decorations. As I emerged from under the Interstate overpass on Annunciation Street, I discovered this beauty. The plaque out front […]

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Halloween envy: The Revenge

Sometimes you come across a house that doesn’t have a horrifying, overall appeal, but there will be one particular piece that stands out. For example, the rest of the decorations on this home were simply not that spectacular. There was, however, this one “pièce de résistance” dangling oh so creepily […]

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Halloween envy: Part 33 3/8

The other day I was cruising Uptown on Magazine Street when spotted this house less than a block away from Washington Avenue. I made the block, parked and walked over to take a closer look. As I stood there snapping shots, the owner came outside to walk his dog and […]

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Halloween envy: The sequel

Spooky Halloween decorations are always a big plus, I mean, the whole purpose is to scare you stupid right? There are those rare occasions, though,  when people get downright creative and dare I say it….fun? This gorgeous home on St. Charles Avenue posed skeletons all over their front yard and […]

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