October 1, 2018

My Fall Favorites

Can you feel it? Fall is in the air! And with the season comes warm flavors in our food, fashion, and the desire to get outside and enjoy the cooler weather. Today I’m sharing a few of my favorite fall looks and the beautiful views from one of my favorite Atlanta rooftop venues.  For Atlantans looking […]

September 24, 2018

Family-Style Italian Night | An Effortlessly Elegant Dinner Party

One thing I love best about Italians is their refusal to put time limits on a good family get together. They spend hours prepping decadent spreads and curating good wine – all to indulge in well into the evening. Since my mouth is watering just thinking about it, I can admit that I want to […]

September 10, 2018

Making Artful Memories | Tips for Taking Family Portraits

Fall is almost here, which usually means you’re busily trying to coordinate family outfits, shooting locations and available dates for a perfect holiday-card-worthy family portrait. I know the stress that goes into getting a perfect shot doesn’t always make it the most memorable moment of year, so here are a few tips to make the […]

September 3, 2018

My Travel Diary | Rome, Italy

It’s hard not to get excited about a trip overseas … especially when it’s to the city of love. But I’ll be honest – despite my anticipation, I had heard mixed reviews. People either love it or hate it. Lucky for me, I side with the former, because the eternal city stole a little piece […]

August 13, 2018

My Travel Diary | Viceroy Riveria Maya

The Riviera Maya Luxury Hotel experience is nothing less than a little visit to paradise. Set on the white powdery sands of Playa del Carmen, Viceroy Riviera Maya is a serene and tranquil escape hidden within the sanctuary of a lush tropical rain forest. This seaside refuge is the ultimate destination for a romantic getaway […]

July 16, 2018

Wine-ing Down | An Afternoon at Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Whether you’re fresh off your summer vacation, or still brainstorming itineraries, the crisp, cool North Georgia mountain air is something to consider. Especially if you include a jaunt to Yonah Mountain Vineyards; easily a day, an afternoon or simply a couple hours is spent refreshed, de-stressed and packed with the kind of personality that only […]

July 2, 2018

Travel Diary – Valhalla Resort

I love that you don’t have to go far to take an unforgettable vacation. Located about an hour north of Atlanta in Georgia’s gorgeous wine country, the new and prestigious Valhalla Resort Hotel has an elegant ambiance reminiscent of an Old World Scottish castle. Once you’ve reached the resort, quaintly nestled into the side of the […]

June 11, 2018

A French Twist | Celebrating with Chambord

All things sparkling, every detail elegant, sweet and designed in enviable French taste, the evening I spent co-hosting the Chambord Influencer Dinner at The Westside Warehouse in Atlanta – the first event of its kind – was undoubtedly a night to remember. And whether you’ve tasted the blackberry liqueur before, it was hard not to […]

April 23, 2018

Blooming Into Spring | Spring Party Flower Ideas by Jessica Dankenbrink of Bold Events

I loved getting to meet and work with Jessica Dankenbrink of Bold Events for the centerpieces on our Spring Fiesta table. She has an eye for complementary colors and enriching textures, and as a result creates show stopping centerpieces perfect for any party motif. During a time of the year where flowers truly are the signature, […]

April 16, 2018

Interactive Eats | Food Stations by Simply Catering

I hope you’re hungry! You saw me mention what a delicious lunch we had for our guests at the Spring Fiesta, but what we haven’t talked about was why the tequila lime shrimp parfait was such a success. Instead of serving a pre-made meal, we worked with Simply Catering to create an interactive way for […]

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