Category: Lifestyle


Super Cool & Unique Bathtubs

  Cool bathrooms – you know what I’m talking about. The ones you take photos of so you can post them to Instagram. The ones that feel fancy and luxurious. We also know that high-end bathtubs can cost a fortune. (Which is why some of us are still working with a jacuzzi tub with non-functional… Read more »

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DDIY: Mardi Gras Edition

  Don’t Do It Yourself. DDIY. Not that you can’t – but maybe you don’t have the time. Or energy. Or the skillset. Whatever reason it is, you don’t have to do it yourself. You can hire someone.  If you hate doing the dirty work, then you’ve come to the right place. Let Be New… Read more »

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To-Do List Task Force: Mardi Gras Edition

  This is a list of people to help check off your to-do list for Mardi Gras related items.    Places to buy throws:  Beads by the Dozen: 333 Edwards Ave., New Orleans 504-734-9966 TJ’s Carnival & Mardi Gras Supplies: 28 Fairfield Ave., Terrytown 504-392-7217 Plush Appeal: 2811 Toulouse St., New Orleans 504-482-6100   Places… Read more »

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Be New Orleans Playlists

  Y’all – it ain’t New Orleans if there isn’t some music blasting somewhere. Whether it’s the house on Tchoup that has bubble machines and loud tunes, a dive bar on the corner in the Bywater, live music at Le Bon Temps, or in your car cruising down Claiborne – New Orleanians LOVE them some… Read more »

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Interior Trends: Winter 2020

  Kelly Hopkins Brown, of KHB Interiors, spent time this fall at the High Point Furniture Market to bring us back the latest in interior design trends!     Kelly explains, “High Point furniture market, located in High Point, North Carolina takes place twice a year, in the spring in April and in October in… Read more »

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3 Great Reasons to Get Organized & Stay That Way

Written by: Melissa Willis   Getting organized is often part of the top ten New Year’s Resolutions and/or it appears on many goal lists at any time of year. For some folks, it happens naturally; others, it’s a never-ending battle where the clutter typically wins. Then there are people who clutter doesn’t cause any internal… Read more »

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‘Cause Everything Old Is New Again

      So you’ve decided to to do some updating and/renovating to your old New Orleans home? Or maybe you are building a new home but want to incorporate some of the architectural details that New Orleans is known for. However, you feel a little nervous because you don’t want to rely on just… Read more »

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Touro Neighborhood Street Names

  As you wander the streets of New Orleans, many people wonder where the street names derive from. The Touro street names are derived from generals, battles, and even just family names. While the Touro neighborhood itself was named after a doctor who founded the hospital in the area, the street names tell us more about… Read more »

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