I’m so excited to be off for a wedding in London this summer!  Can’t wait! Our son is joining us but we are leaving the rest of the crew at home.  We can’t wait to show him around this magical city! But, the long flights are never easy so I’ve started packing my carry-on bag…

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Justin and I recently took off to celebrate our ten year wedding anniversary!  I’m not sure where the time went but the ten years have flown by!  We typically love to have little adventures when we travel.  We like to explore new places, visit museums, dine at the best restaurants and make the most of…

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Hi there!  I hope you have a lucky day today! Here are a few of my favorite St. Patrick’s Day links for you: 17 Great Last-Minute Party Ideas for St. Patricks Day on Brit + Co today including this amazing Ombre Cake from IamBaker.com Check out famed Irish chef, Kevin Dundon’s Irish Eclairs on The Salonniere.…

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I love upholstered anything – especially doors!  Check out this and other decorating resolutions on The Daily South.  So honored to be a Guest Author on Bag Snob’s Blog with tips on writing thank you notes! Ordering this for my new iPhone – so cute!  Loving these videos of Extraordinary Women by India Hicks.  Huge thanks…

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STAY The Conservatorium was recommended by our darling Dutch friend, Anna Sophia van Zweeden and it was the perfect spot.  The renovated Conservatory has a modern lobby and generous rooms.  The location on the Museumplein was great.  We walked to the museums and restaurants and enjoyed strolling down the nearby shopping streets such as the P.C. Hooftstraat. VISIT…

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Justin and I just returned from our first trip to Memphis and we loved it! I had a book signing at the Woman’s exchange of Memphis, the most delightful shop run entirely by volunteers.  They have a sewing room that is famous for it’s darling baby clothes.  I bought this little outfit for my nephew…

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Our trip to Austin last weekend was tons of fun.  We were there for the wedding of Justin’s cousin but we had plenty of time to squeeze in a bit of fun.  Here are some of the highlights of our adventure in Austin. We drove down from Dallas on i35 and had to stop at…

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I love New York and was so thrilled to have a full day there to share with my sister, Krystal.  Here are the details of our Big Apple adventure. 8:00 AM – Rise and Shine! Check out the view we woke up to from our room at the Carlyle. There was a fantastic Nespresso machine…

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For me, setting the table is a great creative outlet. I take every opportunity, even brunch with girlfriends, to do just that!  Here is a green and white table that was featured in my book, Tablescapes.  “Tablescapes” To set a ladylike tone,  I began with a simple white cloth and a Lily of the Valley-patterned…

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Absolutely loving this article from Sally Horchow on Nantucket Essentials: What to Do From A-Z! I love all of Sally’s suggestions! Here are some of my favorites: Gifts“Current Vintage (curated vintage clothing),Vis-à-Vis  (inexpensive jewelry and clothes), Nantucket Looms (beautiful handmade home items), Epernay Wine & Spirits  (steady stream of summer rosé), and the Nantucket Historical Association’s museum shop (Nantucket crafts and…

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