DIY: Historic Holiday Decor

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Life | No Comments

By now I’m sure you all know I’m obsessed with the Beauregard-Keyes House and its Executive Director, Ella Camburnbeck. As if we needed another reason to love the historic home, Ella has filled its halls with handmade holiday decorations that harken back to days of Victorian romance, wassailing and Christmas bonnets. I asked her to give ...

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ASK AN ENTREPRENEUR: The Spark

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Career | No Comments

Welcome to the first installment of our newest series – Ask An Entrepreneur. We’ve polled an assortment of our favorite lady treps to discover what inspires them, what keeps them going, and the ups and downs of being your own boss. The goal of this series is to help budding entrepreneurs strike out on their ...

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Interview: The Grove Street Press

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Interviews | No Comments

  Every time I step into The Grove Street Press’s shop all I want to do is sit down and write everyone I know a letter or card. Every detail, from their adorable letterpress stationery, to their Louisiana Parish prints, to their amazing shop decor immediately invites you in and makes you want to go ...

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Marketing Tips From Sherlock Holmes

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Career | No Comments

Here at ALH we aim to not only feature New Orleans’s most creative women but to help budding entrepreneurs make a successful go of it with tips and lessons learned along the way. Which brings me to this confession: I’m obsessed with Sherlock Holmes. Not only was I a very young devotee of Sir Arthur Conan ...

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Day Trip: LA HWY 182

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Travel | No Comments

Sometimes taking the road less traveled is exactly what a wanderlusting heart needs. A few weeks back my day job had me trekking down to the steamy bayou town of Thibodaux, LA. With a camera in tow, I programmed my iPod with some Slim Harpo and Johnny Cash tunes and hit the road. A happy ...

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Halloween Decor For Adults

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Life | No Comments

I love the Fall decor season. My adoration of pumpkins notwithstanding, I mostly love the Fall season because it means Halloween is here and I can indulge in my desire to fill my house with all things gothic and not feel guilty about it (see inspiration room at left). Now I like a creep-tastic decor ...

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Southern Manners and Social Media

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Career | No Comments

At the last Creative Collaborative meet-up I had a chat with a few lady entrepreneurs about how to utilize social media to improve your marketing while maintaining a personal touch. Being from the South, it’s important to me to ensure that everyone feels  like they’re getting the friends and family treatment. How’s it done? Listen ...

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Apps To Make Your Selfies Rock

Posted by on Aug 18, 2013 in Life | No Comments

Ah the selfie. A mobile device driven, pop-culture phenomenon we all love and hate at the same time. Laugh if you will at the hoards of folks self-snapping photos of themselves in front of monuments and over pitchers of margaritas, but I say if Hilary Clinton and Meryl Streep can take a selfie with no shame, then ...

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