Parties

A Dreamy Brunch Celebration in Los Angeles

By now you already know that we launched our first product collection earlier this week! I went back and forth about whether to do the launch party here in Austin or back in LA, but ultimately Los Angeles won out. When I thought about my blogging career, the transition years while I was blogging and styling, the dear friends that were my peers and mentors for the journey, most of those people are back on the west coast, the place where the blog began and where I spent the next five years as it grew and evolved. As I took this first step down …

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Easy Friendsgiving Ideas

I love hosting Friendsgiving! Is such a great excuse to get everyone in a room, spoil them rotten and let them know how much they mean to you. Check out my easy Friendsgiving ideas for a fabulous day filled with love, laughter and fun! (This post is sponsored by Cracker Barrel.) Most won’t argue, life is short. Days fly by an hour at a time. Children grow, the process marked by penciled lines on their closet wall. One moment you’re carefully wrapping up ornaments from the Christmas tree and before you know it, the time has come to pull …

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Spanakopita Recipe + Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Mama Mia! This Spanakopita recipe serves up the most flaky, creamy and delicious spinach pie! It may look like hard work, but I promise, it’s really simple to put together. Why not serve it up and then watch Mamma Mia for the full Greek experience! (This post is sponsored by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment) While Greece has long been near the top of my must-see list, I have yet to wander its meandering cobblestone streets or ogle the whitewashed architecture in person. But One bite of my mother-in-law’s Spanakopita …

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Favorite Wedding Trend: Personal over Pretense

(This post was created in partnership with P-touch Embellish.) There’s a growing trend in the wedding world that I’m growing more and more in love with and we’re calling it personal over pretense.  For decades it has seemed like weddings were a lather, rinse, repeat in a lot of ways. Choose your date, choose your venue, choose your colors, choose your flowers, dress, and bridesmaids and you were set.  With each passing year, the festivities and necessities seemed to become more opulent. There was the fancy letterpress stationary set, …

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