I love being able to walk into a second hand shop and leave with armfuls of vintage monogrammed hand towels, an antique trophy once awarded to the winner of a grenade throwing competition, and regretting not being able to fit a tabletop mangle in my suitcase. Dining on fresh smoked salmon in my favorite red cottage by the sea. Laughing, dancing…

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On The Evolution of Blogging I’ve watched the evolution of blogging closely for a decade and have observed how blogs have gone from personal journals and casual style diaries to thriving businesses. A good blog can generate publicity for a small business more effectively than a professional publicist. Many bloggers are also still making a living strictly from their blog…

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Last October, after nine and a half years together we said our vows. I wore flowing silk chiffon and he stole my heart all over again. We knew we wanted our wedding to be deeply romantic and elegant, and our wedding photos to be as well. They both turned out exactly how we had hoped thanks to our wonderful family and…

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It really is true what they say about Paris in the spring, it’s unbelievably picturesque. Flowers are in bloom, fluffy clouds are overhead, and a sprinkling of rain feels refreshing between warm days. During my week long stay I lived like a local, took over 4,000 photos and made some incredible discoveries. I truly enjoyed every moment I spent in the…

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For me arranging flowers is a therapeutic exercise, a sensory and tactile treat. I discovered this last summer after taking my first floral design class. I spent the rest of the season learning the art from the industry’s best. May: A Study of Heirloom Roses My very first floral design class was A Study of Heirloom Roses, with the talented…

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