Wedding Snapshots: the details

When it comes to wedding and party photos, I’m a sucker for detail shots. And if you’re a sucker for detail shots then we should be best friends. Which is pretty much what our photographer and I became as soon as I looked at her work and saw that she appreciated the little details just […]

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Oh look, more snowflakes

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Happy Monday y’all! I’m in my southern character today, accent and all, in an attempt to escape the cold spell we’re about to get hit with again. I don’t know about you but I’m over the snow. Fortunately, I’m at the tail-end of a rare four-day weekend, so I can’t let another mini polar vortex […]

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Weekend Recap: Surf’s Up

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I bet you’re expecting a post about my weekend spent surfing the beaches of California. Or better yet that I caught a big one off the coast of Hawaii and followed it with a delicious dinner of fresh sushi and a fire dance. And perhaps if you strictly based your assumption on my title you […]

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You’re Invited

I love parties. And I especially love all of the details that come with them. The joy you get when you open the invitation and get a small glimpse into what the party may or may not be like, the colors, the theme! NOTE: If you don’t geek out on stuff like this then you […]

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>A Par 60…

> Last month we celebrated my dad’s 60th birthday with a golf-themed surprise party. After a long and hot day of golf (how appropriate), Dad came home to a house full of friends and family all there to celebrate 60 great years. From invites to desserts and decorations, my mom, sister and I really took […]

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>Adorable Invitation Ideas…

> My sister sent me an invitation to my nephew’s 4th birthday party this week and it got me thinking about invites. In today’s digital age, it seems that printed invites are becoming obsolete. Yet, like the hand-written thank-you card, they are meaningful. I absolutely love opening them and hanging it on my fridge in […]

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