Anthropologie everything.
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Anthropologie everything.

I’ll never forget many, many Christmases ago, shopping with my best friend Liz.  She’d asked her entire family for Anthropologie gift cards… and they seriously delivered. She was like a kid in a candy store! Liz’s obsession was my first glimpse into how great Anthropologie really is.  I’ve bought countless dresses for special occasions, tops, … Continue reading

Exterior renovation gets underway!
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Exterior renovation gets underway!

The time has finally come! We’re tackling the biggest project in our home renovation… the exterior… and we’re finally hiring some pros.  Most of our renovation has been DIY, but the ugly facade of our home is much more complicated. Because our neighborhood is historic, all exterior renovation needs to be approved through the Historic … Continue reading

Beau’s “Hole in One” Birthday Bash
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Beau’s “Hole in One” Birthday Bash

Every parent has dreams for their child.  Mine involve completely unrealistic expectations of Beau becoming a world-renown professional golfer.  You know, winning the Master’s and all. Okay, so that might not actually happen.  But a mom can dream, right? So in the spirit of Beau’s future on the links, we decked out his first birthday … Continue reading

A very vintage Halloween
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A very vintage Halloween

There are few cities in America that rival New Orleans for Halloween.  From our above-ground cemeteries to the ominous live oaks draped in Spanish moss… centuries-old historic homes and dark, twisting bayous… the scenery is as spooky as it gets. Add to that: a party paradise, real haunted houses and some of the best food … Continue reading

International Instagrams: Inspiration from a World Traveler
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International Instagrams: Inspiration from a World Traveler

My sister-in-law Jessica is one of the most talented, beautiful, funny and all-around interesting people I know.  She is the lead stylist and owner of an amazing salon in San Diego called Paper Doll. But when Jessica’s businesswoman hat comes off, she keeps busy adding stamps to her passport. Jessica is a hair and makeup … Continue reading