My friend, Jillian, is following her dreams. She has an excellent eye for design and she’s making beautiful bangle bracelets and scarves in a country full of color, India. Today I wanted to highlight her story and incredible Etsy store, Sona Design. If you’re looking for a holiday gift for an important woman in your… Continue reading Holiday Gifts For Her (With Sona Design)
Are you planning a destination or travel-themed wedding? Have you selected escort cards or a way to inform guests to which table they have been assigned? I chose luggage tag escort cards for my destination wedding. After creating a seating arrangement, I ordered leather luggage tags from Porter Leather. Then I brought the luggage tags, along… Continue reading Luggage Tag Escort Cards
Personalized bags are a really nice touch to welcome your wedding guests. Since we had a destination wedding, our guests were pleased to have snacks and a guidebook of the area. We also gave the bags to our vendors as an extra “thank you.” Our guests and vendors also enjoyed goodies from all over the world packaged inside… Continue reading Personalized Welcome Bags
My now husband proposed to me on the top of the Eiffel Tower so we decided to get married in France surrounded by family. The town we selected in the South of France is where my husband’s family spend their summer vacations. Scroll to the bottom of the blog to read the entire wedding story and see… Continue reading Real Wedding: South of France Town Hall
Earlier this week I mentioned that I was thankful for the chance to continually explore Washington, D.C. If you’re interested in burning off those extra slices of turkey (or pumpkin pie) and you don’t want to go Black Friday shopping, I recommend walking around some museums and taking pictures to share on Instagram. My favorite D.C. museums for… Continue reading D.C. Museums to Instagram
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with their family and/or friends! The highlight of my day was taking a behind the scenes house tour of Monticello, the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson. What an interesting way to reflect on American history during an American holiday! Jefferson was a complex man, with many conflicting ideas. He remodeled his… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from Charlottesville (Virginia)!
No better reminder this holiday season than to LOVE. I hope everyone has a wonderful week and Thanksgiving with their family and/or friends. My husband and I spent some time this past weekend, exploring our city. We found this modern sign in the National Sculpture Garden. (Stay tuned for more on the blog later this week). A couple… Continue reading Love