Category: Lifestyle


New Orleans is for Readers

“I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.” -Ignatius J. Reilly     When I recently asked the question, what is the one book, fiction or non-fiction, set or about New Orleans you’d pick, the… Read more »

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Porch Sitting

    It’s summer in New Orleans, yes it’s hot. As a matter of fact, everywhere you go, someone is going to comment on how hot it is but you know what I have always found amazing? Hot as it is, people are still porch sitting. Porch sitting is its own culture and for the… Read more »

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Bottles Up

How did bottle trees become a tradition in the South? Here is a condensed history lesson!    Start Saving Your Bottles Traditionally, bottle trees are made up of bottles saved over the course of years.  Any type of bottle can be used, but I think it’s most common to see wine and/or beer bottles used… Read more »

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Interior Trends: Summer 2019

  Team Be New Orleans sees a lot of houses every week – big, small, updated, and retro. As your New Orleans real estate agents, we find that you begin to see lots of the same trends in renovated homes. Subway tiles, the same shade of paint, flooring that similar in every home – these are… Read more »

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Paint it Blue

    If I ask you to close your eyes and picture your dream porch. What does it look like? Got a picture in your head? Here’s mine, it’s big wrap-around porch with rocking chairs, beside at least one of the rockers is a lazy dog, there are hanging Macho Ferns, a cat sleeping on… Read more »

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