Aug , Second Harvest food bank distributes food on Thanksgiving in New Orleans (Photo by AP Judi Bottoni) As year old Jazz Henry practiced her trumpet in a scene from The Whole Gritty City, the recent documentary about New Orleans marching band students, her mother, Lischunda White, stirred dinner
Jun , Oven bacon is the easiest way to cook a lot of bacon at once, but first, I want to address a subject that interestingly several long time readers have contacted me about recently, and that is to ask what I think about this new low carb trend among some southern food bloggers, to which I respond, there s a
Jan , EH Something like the Katrina house is great and some of these houses where there are scarce materials, it makes sense But for residential areas, I don t think that makes sense JM Coming out of Katrina, we saw designs for sustainable, energy efficient homes like Brad Pitt s Make It Right house.
Dec , Another festive pink and green home is decorated with holiday poinsettia flags that have baskets of ferns hung between them Eclectic Exterior by Kayla Stark Kayla Stark White and A baby blue shotgun garnishes its natural wood shutters with fresh greenery Eclectic Exterior by Kayla Stark Kayla Stark.
Jun , hours in New Orleans Napoleon House hours in New Orleans Napoleon House Our second shoot was at the über chic home of Sara Ruffin Costello Look for the video visit coming in the next several months you ll be enchanted by the cool family friendly vibe of her Italian Gothic Garden
Apr , Sustainability doesn t just mean buying eco friendly products, switching to CFL light bulbs or remembering to recycle Buying sturdy, handcrafted furniture A self described neurotic wood hunter, Schmidt favors working with new materials but doesn t buy from a lumberyard Instead, he scours Craigslist for
Nov , As a designer, I ve always believed quality of your materials sets designs apart. The living space is filled with meaningful pieces McDavitt, who also designs and builds furniture, made the wooden coffee table in the living room The feathers in the small jar atop it were collected from chickens that live in
Jul , The colorful, LEED Platinum home is part of an affordable and sustainable community that is currently being developed by Brad Pitt s Make It Right foundation within Cabinets Legacy Cabinets use sustainably harvested wood and environmentally friendly production methods
Nov , Floors are finished in bamboo, which is a very sustainable source of wood The house is also designed to withstand winds of up to MPH exterior dfa x int The structure was delivered to the building location already partially assembled, while the homeowner finished the home on site.