Photo courtesy Intimate Home A variety of luscious toiletries by Pecksniff's can be found at Intimate Home. Providing a comfortable, luxurious sanctuary in your home is the specialty at Intimate Home (4121 Magazine St., 269-8020; www.intimatehome.com), which provides bedding, baby linens, lingerie, linens for the bath and table, gifts, and more -- all with an eye toward quality of life.
"Our philosophy really is comfort," says store manager Debbie Matthews. We provide duvets, pillows, sheeting, beautiful sleepwear, really plush bath towels. We take comfort in knowing that our customers are at home slumbering happily in their bedding.
"The bedroom is our sanctuary. That's the inspiration behind Intimate Home. We want you to be comfortable and get a really good night's sleep, whether it's in our lingerie or bed linens."
In addition to bedding and bath linens, the shop also carries bathroom accessories, decorative accessories for the home and home office, candles, room spray, peignoir sets, a bridal registry, towel bars, blanket stands, blankets in cashmere or 100 percent cotton and more. Brands include toiletries by Pecksniff's, Niven Morgan and Ahava; La-Tee-Dah infusion lamps; and linens and towels by Matouk, Peacock Alley, Sferra Bros., Greenhorne, Yves Delorme and Abyss by Steven Drew. The shop also provides monogramming with a host of different styles, colors and pattern choices.
Intimate Home is owned by Louise Peabody, who also operates My Room (218 Lee Lane, Covington, 985-875-7600), a store that specializes in clothing and accessories for little tykes.
Bark and Bite
There are still a couple of days left to chow down on fresh chicken and help others eat as well. Raising Cane's (919 S. Clearview Pkwy., Jefferson, 216-2424; 1207 N. Hwy. 190, Covington, 985-809-0250; 1654 Gause Blvd., Slidell, 985-405-1425; 1735 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, 297-1622; 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Lakeside Shopping Center, Metairie; 4036 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 297-1632; www.raisingcanes.com) will collect canned goods at all its locations through Thursday for its Raising Cans with Raising Cane's food drive. The food collected will be donated to food banks in the area.
You don't have to purchase anything from the restaurant to contribute canned goods, but those who do donate will receive $1 off any combo. The food drive is part of America's Second Harvest Hunger Awareness Month.