Louisiana Loom Works, French Quarter, New Orleans

Louisiana Loom Works is our crochet getaway destination today. Floor rugs, constructed with fabric, can be functional and beautiful at the same time.  Loom Weaving History In early America, rag rugs were utilitarian and recycling was a way of life. As clothes and...

Retreat-Parisian Courtyard Inn, New Orleans

Are you ready to spice up your next stay in New Orleans? The Parisian Courtyard Inn in New Orleans’ famed Garden District is the answer. One of the oldest buildings in New Orleans, this home was built by Rufus McIlhenny of the Tabasco family business. As a result,...

Steamboat Natchez: River Cruise in New Orleans

Live like Mark Twain for a few hours during a river cruise with the Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans, Louisiana. Early March brought a chilly breeze, but I enjoyed an educational river cruise learning about the 300 years of port city history. The “Muddy...

Calliope and Ragtime: NOLA’s Steamboat Natchez

The sweltering heat and New Orleans’ city commotion can overwhelm one’s senses. However, the Steamboat Natchez provides a relaxing two-hour cruise and relief from the weather and chaos. The calliope whistles a familiar ragtime melody as passengers board the...
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