The Year of Chad Everett Harris

2020 will be the Year of Chad Everett Harris. This will be the year that the last 1642 days of work pays off and things get back to my normal chaotic life that I love. This year will be filled with achievement, challenges, and excitement. It will also be a year of living in the […]

Bring In The Holiday Cheer

Over the last 15 years, the Christmas Holiday Season has been more of a battle of survival rather than a time to make family memories. Our family has been in the Christmas Tree and Holiday Retail business since 1999. I feel like anyone that has spent that kinda time in retail should have a Retail […]

The Best Taco

Chad Everett Harris is a foodie at heart. Most evening Chad E. Harris can be found preparing an out of the ordinary dinner but he also loves a good taco. Brett’s BBQ in Rockdale, Texas make some legendary tacos that will make you dream of the perfect Taco Tuesday. I started cooking at a every […]

Chad Harris Metairie

Chad Harris has been part of the Metairie community since 1986 when he and his mother Judy Harris moved from Birmingham, Michigan to the old Metairie neighborhood of De Limon Place. Shortly after living in Old Metairie for a few months, they moved to the quiet neighborhood of Lakeview in New Orleans. Today, Chad Harris […]

Chad Harris Metairie & New Orleans Resident

Chad Harris has been a Metairie & New Orleans Resident since 1986 when he and his mother, Judith Lynne Harris moved from Birmingham, Michigan to the town of Old Metairie. Old Metairie is a large suburb of New Orleans and surrounds the main thoroughfare Metairie Road. When Chad moved to Metairie in 1986, he and […]

Christmas Trees in New Orleans: The Back Story

How did Christmas Trees in New Orleans get started? What started out as a solution for Chad Harris, co-founder of TheGardenGates.com, to never touch a Christmas Tree again, turned into a holiday tradition for many in New Orleans.   Chad was working late, one holiday season, and Beth Harris, his wife, called and told him it […]