Christmas in New Orleans

Submitted by Christi

New Orleans is a great place to visit and live anytime but I think it is just especially magical at Christmas time. There is so much to enjoy! In addition to the beautiful Christmas decorations, there are the Reveillon dinners, the caroling at Jackson Square and in Palmer Park and . . . well, obviously, this is going to take a few posts. Yesterday, I showed you a little about what is going on here in my home, specifically, the fireplace mantel. Today, we’ll step outside and see the porch and a bit more of the house.

Let’s start out on the porch.

Christmas in New Orleans

Keeping it simple with a few bows, some garland, and of course some lights.

Christmas in New Orleans

The weather has been lovely, and that calls for some porch sittin’, don’t you think?

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Before we go inside, let’s look around a little more outside.

Christmas Gate

The front gate is decorated for Christmas.



And, of course, we don’t want to forget the Reason for the Season!

Now, come on in and I’ll show you a couple of rooms.

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Now, I think it is time to get out in the city and see what is going on! I hope you’ll join me to see some more of Christmas in New Orleans.

Christi’s Lagniappe: Louisiana Christmas Strawberries
Lagniappe (pronounced lan-yap)= a little something extra

Louisiana early crop strawberries are already coming in! They are beautiful and delicious. I just cleaned them, dipped them in melted white chocolate, then rolled them in green decorator sugar. Pretty and delicious!

Louisiana Christmas Strawberries

Metamorphosis Monday

Metamorphosis Monday with Between Naps on the Porch

2 Responses to “Christmas in New Orleans”

  1. Kelly @ View Along the Way Says:

    Your house is so festive and beautiful! I love your sweet nativity scene!

  2. Tammy @ A Walk in the Countryside Says:

    Your home is beautiful! Every year I say I want to go down to New Orleans and see the lights but I never get to! Maybe this will be the year!

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