Jolie + Elizabeth 10,000 Dresses

Jolie + Elizabeth: Celebrating 10,000 dresses

For the latest looks with an infusion of Deep South tradition you needn’t look further than our own local fashion powerhouse – Jolie and Elizabeth. Founded by Jolie Bensen Hamilton and Sarah Elizabeth Dewey, the New Orleans based line of dresses, skirts and summer-time favorite seersucker party frocks has become synonymous with a contemporary take on classic […] Read more…

Claire Randazzo | Rice Mill Lofts Workspace Tour

Workspace Tour: Rice Mill Lofts

I can honestly say I’ve never been more jealous of someone’s workspace than I am of Claire Randazzo. As the lady in charge of Style + Services + Special Events at The Rice Mill Lofts, she wears quite a few hats. But oh, what a place to don those hats! The Bywater loft apartment building […] Read more…

A Bay St. Louis Retreat | A Little Happy Home Tours

A Bay St. Louis Retreat

Who doesn’t need a quiet weekend getaway every once in a while? Recently, the always lovely Grace Birch invited Roux and I out for a little rest and relaxation at her Palm Cottage in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Nestled away under sweeping palms and oaks, it was easy to kick back and sip on a […] Read more…

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Marketing Tips From Sherlock Holmes

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 […] Read more…

Walk & Talk NOLA

WorkSpace Tour: Walk and Talk NOLA

As you can tell from the blog, one of my favorite features to do is workspace tours. So I was intrigued when I heard about Walk and Talk NOLA. Started by Dr. Bridget McKinney, the service combines traditional talk therapy with nature and exercise. To get a better understanding of how she got her start and the […] Read more…

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Rules For My 30 Year Old Self

It’s been a year since I laid out some ground rules for my 29th year. Some goals I achieved – Purged the junk from my home? Check. Throw fancy house parties? Check. Drink like an adult? Triple check. Some I fell short of achieving, like my pledge to clean up my sailor mouth (damnit).  But […] Read more…

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