Serve your friends and family a Thanksgiving meal without the stress of cooking and help Second Harvest Food Bank at the same time with Toulouse Gourmets (3811 Toulouse St., 488-4466; www.toulousegourmet.com) Everything But the Bird program.
The menu includes dozens of customary Southern holiday dishes, including several types of dressing, main entrees such as pork loin, potatoes au gratin, green beans amandine, crawfish bique, chicken andouille gumbo, desserts and more, and a portion of the proceeds from each order benefits Second Harvest. Thanksgiving orders must be placed by noon Monday, Nov. 23, and picked up before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Order online at www.everythingbutthebird.com or call Kellie or Russ at 488-4466.
Take 10 percent off everything in the store during a Black Friday and Saturday sale Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27-28 at Isabellas (Fountain Park Centre, 1901 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, 304-4861; 3331 Severn Ave., Metairie, 779-3202; www.isabellasgallery.com. The store also is hosting a Trollbeads trunk show on those days and offering a buy-four-get-one-free sale on Trollbeads as well as a free silver bracelet with the purchase of an upgraded clasp. While youre there, register to win a Vera Bradley tote. The drawing will be held Saturday, Nov. 28.