Today I am on my way to New Orleans! Give me a day or two and I will have tons of photos of champagne, the French Quarter, Cajun cuisine, and CHAMPAGNE. I've made lists of restaurants that I want to try - some for dinner and some for lunch. I even have a list of things to do during the day like museums, plantations, breweries, and perhaps even getting mehndi done in Jackson Square. I think it's so beautiful when brides get henna designs on their hands for their weddings. Instead of doing it for my wedding, I think doing it for my bachelorette party will be the next best thing!

Earlier this week we tasted four different kinds of champagne in my wine class. Three were truly French and from Champagne, one was a sparkling wine from northern California. There was one champagne that was so unique; it smelled and tasted like blue cheese or roquefort. Moldy smelling wines aside, it totally got me in the mood to celebrate with champagne this whole week. On my drink menu will also be hurricanes, Pimm's Cup, and maybe even some absinthe. For food I am definitely going to be indulging in some gumbo, oysters, po'boys, and beignets. So much to look forward to! 
Adieu, Yelle

Today I am on my way to New Orleans! Give me a day or two and I will have tons of photos of champagne, the French Quarter, Cajun cuisine, and CHAMPAGNE. I've made lists of restaurants that I want to try - some for dinner and some for lunch. I even have a list of things to do during the day like museums, plantations, breweries, and perhaps even getting mehndi done in Jackson Square. I think it's so beautiful when brides get henna designs on their hands for their weddings. Instead of doing it for my wedding, I think doing it for my bachelorette party will be the next best thing!

Earlier this week we tasted four different kinds of champagne in my wine class. Three were truly French and from Champagne, one was a sparkling wine from northern California. There was one champagne that was so unique; it smelled and tasted like blue cheese or roquefort. Moldy smelling wines aside, it totally got me in the mood to celebrate with champagne this whole week. On my drink menu will also be hurricanes, Pimm's Cup, and maybe even some absinthe. For food I am definitely going to be indulging in some gumbo, oysters, po'boys, and beignets. So much to look forward to! 
Adieu, Yelle

9 comments

  1. New Orleans sounds so cool! As for the champagne tasting, good for you! I've had my fair share of genuine champagne tasting, but those sparkling California wines have always intrigued me...

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  2. i'm so jealous, i've never been there! have a great time :)

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  3. Ahh, you're going to have so much fun! I hope Mother's is on your list. And PORT OF CALL! Omigosh, watch out for those Monsoons and take your cup home. :)

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  4. You are going to have such a good time!! Take lots of pictures if you remember, but mostly enjoy and indulge and have a fantastic little getaway!! xoxo

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  5. that sounds like so much fun. new orleans is one of those places you just have to visit (though i haven't yet). i bet you are going to have such an amazing time. i mean it sounds like you have great things planned out already. that food sounds yummy! xoxo!

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  6. Ahh! sounds like such a fun time! I really want to do that some time!

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  7. Lucky you, getting to go to New Orleans! I would love to visit there. (Amongst pretty much everywhere else in the world) ;-)

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