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The local state of real estate

I can only speak from my personal experiences with this topic and I can only speak about Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish (the Northshore or North Shore), but thought it was worth sharing. For the past week, I have been house shopping for my parents. They live in the same house they bought when they got […]

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When opportunity knocks

I had to put the SNL land shark skit (safe for work) when I wrote “knock” – just seemed like an obvious fit (at least in my warped mind)! Last night I had the pleasure of going to a beautiful home filled with wonderful people in the once devastated area of Lakeshore Metairie. This area […]

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Why Yankees Love the South

A reader and friend of mine (Mena) recently sent me some e-mails that were post-worthy. She gave me her permission to post it. Gosh, I need to stop thinking of life in “posts.” Positive thoughts are contagious! BTW(by the way) – It is Sept 30th, I am sitting in my backyard writing this, in my […]

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Block Party, Paradise and Rumors

Update Saturday – pictures & still wondering if the rumor about Mayor Nagin holds any water. I did my share this evening and contributed to the Abita Beer fundraising for the front entrance of our subdivision (thanks Troy- he works there). My fantabulous Lakewood Heights(awesome website) neighborhood in Mandeville of about 120 homes, had at […]

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Did you ever think we’d end up here?

It is 7:30 AM on a Saturday and why am I awake? Oh well. Got the coffee, got my computer and am watching “Chulo the Stupor dog” chase Lovebugs. He may not be the sharpest tool in the shed, but he wakes up every day wagging his tail, ready to conquer the back yard and […]

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Thursday Jambalaya

* last day for me to register to run for Governor – guess I’ll pass for now & hold out for world domination! * I counted 385 houses for sale in Mandeville today on Realtor.com. 143 of those were over 300K. 22 over 500K * I think I’m going to be a Fred Head – […]

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And the Survey Says…

I took an on-line poll with my Cotillion sisters and the readers of Hooah Wife. 14 people answered the survey. 1. would you visit New Orleans tomorrow? 2. would you move to New Orleans tomorrow? 3. do you think Louisiana is using the money it asks for wisely? 4. has your attitude towards New Orleans […]

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