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A New Orleans Trip

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New Orleans was the second stop on our Death to Stock road trip. We arrived last Tuesday after a time with family over Memorial Day weekend and headed straight to Satsuma for some healthy food. I had been awake since 5am and when I feel grimy, I want eggs and juice!

We spent the rest of the day catching up emails and then somehow got hungry again. We snagged burgers (it seems to be a tradition when we all travel together) and then finally slept.

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On Wednesday, we were able to duck into our Airbnb owner’s boutique right in front of the apartment. It’s called Neon Heart and it’s wonderful. A great assortment of sunglasses (as I’m modeling here) and hats.

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On Thursday, we explored more neighborhoods like the French Quarter and daaaaang was it hot. Highlights: Adam enjoyed a beignet and I stopped by Solange’s boutique! Later that night we attended (and sponsored) Ciera‘s Made in Mind Social event! Check out their amazing conference that’s happening this fall!

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We spent our last full day in the swamps of Louisiana and closed out the trip with some BBQ!

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9 Comments

  • Reply Simi @ The Micro Harvest

    What a special trip! Also, love seeing my sister’s smile :)

    June 4, 2015 at 3:05 PM
    • Reply Allison

      She has a great smile :) LIKE YOU!

      June 8, 2015 at 12:28 AM
  • Reply Kelly Brito

    I’m yet to go there. Hopefully, this Summer…
    The more I see photos of NOLA, the more I see the risk in going there: I may wanna stay for good. :)

    June 6, 2015 at 10:57 AM
    • Reply Allison

      You should go and let me know what you think!! I don’t think I could live in that humidity though… haha

      June 8, 2015 at 12:28 AM
  • Reply Ciera

    LOVE it! It was go great to hang out for a bit, looks like y’all got so much in for a short trip! :)

    June 10, 2015 at 12:15 AM
  • Reply Babes & Beignets

    It was wonderful meeting you and David! Cool to see one of our Babes in your blog :) Looks like you had a wonderful time in our dear NOLA. Love the photos!

    June 10, 2015 at 9:21 AM
  • Reply cathy

    Thanks for great pics. We are going there as well ! Which Airbnb did you stay?

    June 16, 2015 at 6:55 AM
  • Reply nick

    Yo, you should have hit us up for good-eat recs! We’re just up the road…Central Grocery’s muffaletta’s are a must, The Bulldog pulls in great booze, District Donuts is sublime, and Muriel’s at Jackson Square’s duck crepes are heavenly. You need to plan a trip back to just eat your way through the city…preferably not in the dead-heat of summer, which, as I’m sure you noticed, gifts everyone a gnarly case of swamp-ass.

    June 18, 2015 at 1:40 PM
  • Reply May Made In Mind Social Recap | Ciera Design Studio

    […] to Kristy and Allison for the photos. Interested in sponsoring an event? Find details here. Not in New Orleans but […]

    June 26, 2015 at 9:00 AM
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