August 30, 2016

The Elms, Newport



Recently I spent a girls' day in Newport with some friends. After a brief drive down Bellevue Ave to check out some of the mansions, we decided to tour the Elms. I've been into several of the mansions but this one was a first for me. The grounds were absolutely beautiful and felt like we had gone back in time. 

August 24, 2016

Wedding Cake Topper




I originally was hesitant about having a wedding cake topper. I always thought of the super traditional bride and groom on the top of the cake and I was never a huge fan of it. Originally I was planning on going with nothing at all or maybe a few flowers. But one day I was scrolling through instagram and found Parrott Design Studio and I fell in love with one of their designs.

August 20, 2016

Shopping the 2016 Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale



It's almost here! The Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale is coming Monday August 22. It is the best time to score some of those Lilly items you've been eyeing but couldn't pull the trigger on at full price. Here are some tips for scoring some great deals.

August 15, 2016

Dinner Al Fresco






I love any reason to set up a nice dinner table, especially outdoors, so when a few of our friends were coming to visit from New York I seized the opportunity for an al fresco dinner on the deck.

August 11, 2016

Block Island


I absolutely love Block Island. It's one of my favorite places to visit in the summer. It's such a quintessential New England town with the classic hotels and ocean views. 

August 9, 2016

Sunday Scaries


Sundays are such a conflicting day. The morning is usually spent feeling like it's still the weekend but then Sunday evening rolls around and the Sunday scaries set in. All those feelings and anxieties about the work week that I pushed away all weekend are bubbling back up. I've found a few things that have really helped me enjoy my weekend while also keeping my worries about the week lower.

August 3, 2016

Four Tips for Picking Your Wedding Shoes



This weeks installment of wedding Wednesday is all about the shoes! When picking out your wedding shoes you should consider several factors.


August 2, 2016

Buttonwood Farm



It is impossible to frown while you are frolicking in a sunflower field. They are the happiest flower that ever existed and just really fun. Buttonwood Farm in Griswold, CT plants thousands of sunflowers in several fields.

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