My Fave {Louisiana} Things 2017

It’s time for showmeyournola’s 4th Annual My Fave Things!! Last year, I opened it up to all Louisiana makers, not just New Orleans makers, and I must say that we have some serious creative talent in this state! As usual, it was difficult to narrow it down, but here are my top 12 favorite things…

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15 Christmas-y things to do in New Orleans throughout the holidays

Sure, Mardi Gras and festival season are fun, but Christmastime in New Orleans is extra magical! The old world charm combined with twinkling lights, festive cocktails & brassy Christmas carols creates a scene straight out of an ol’ timey Christmas movie. Plus, it’s always nice to get a break from what seems like a year-long…

My Perfect New Orleans Day

After about the 4th time this year someone or some journalist (ahem…cnn) asked me to describe my perfect New Orleans day, I realized that I should probably write this down and share with y’all. As you can imagine, this wasn’t an easy task. I have an ongoing list of my favorite restaurants and shops, but…

The 5 Most Instagrammable Hotels in New Orleans

I’ve been heart eyes over the city’s boutique hotels lately. Not only are these New Orleans boutique hotels Instagram-worthy, but the craftsmanship of the interiors alone will have those creative wheels spinning for days. Here are our Top 5 Instagrammable Hotels for you to enjoy a happy hour, stay the night, tan by the pool, or just pop in for a visit with your gang.

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Get Your Side Hustle on with Airbnb

Looking to earn extra money? A bit of spare time and a spare room. That’s all you need to get started boosting your income as a host on Airbnb. Whether you want to become an entrepreneur and work for yourself or you already have a full-time job and just hope to make some extra cash…

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A Barista-Approved New Orleans Café Guide

by Jaime Gelpi @jaimegelpi New Orleans is a city that never stops, and our kind of energy requires a ton of boosting. How do we do it? The booming coffee culture, that is! A proud barista myself, I’m never seen without a cup of joe. I’ve spent most of my collegiate years searching all the…

New Orleans is a city that never stops, and our kind of energy requires a ton of boosting. How do we do it? The booming coffee culture, that is!

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Summery Outdoor Decor

Last weekend I dug deep to pull out my best inner green thumb. Picking out all the succulents and hard-to-kill plants was fun, but picking out all the ceramic planters & outdoor decor was much more fun! I’ve been collecting these planters since the beginning of summer, and I found the cutest and most affordable…

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