Tablescapes for the Romantic


What is romance exactly? We can describe it, we can feel it, but somehow it feels impossible to define. It is an atmosphere, a sentiment, a gesture and so much more. While romance may not be something we can label as concrete, it is something we can express and create in our events. We can foster […]

11/11/11: Lucky in Love

lucky in love

My morning Facebook feed on Tuesday featured a smattering of November welcomes: "Happy 11.1.11" they all read. This prompted me to think about the upcoming date that many have been looking forward to: November 11, 2011 or 11.11.11. The many looking forward being the incredible number of couples preparing to exchange wedding vows on what […]


apples galore!

  It feels like fall today in the desert. Of course, I didn't wait for the cooler temps to welcome the season. I embraced the month of October by heading out to Willcox, Arizona to a beautiful little farm and apple orchard called Apple Annie's. Apple picking is of course, the quintessential fall activity and […]

Something Old, Something New: An Alternative Bouquet

Bright Colors Brooch Bouquet

Inspiration can come from a variety of sources. This obsession came, quite frankly, from an unproductive (or is it productive) afternoon of Facebook stalking. While I successfully avoided the responsibilities of life and listlessly sifted through friends uploaded and tagged photos, I discovered the brooch bouquet in some wedding pictures. I am in love; it […]

The Royals Know How to Throw a Party

Royal Wedding

It has been some time since my last post and a lot seems to have transpired.  I have been relishing in the new arrival of a baby girl – who true to my event planning nature, arrived on a scheduled date that was in my outlook calendar.  Schedules seem to have become a thing of […]

Celebrity Wedding: Trends from Dave Annable and Odette Yustman’s Elegant Affair

Dave and Odette Wedding

I love celebrity news and gossip- as in I may (or may not, depending on who's asking) be slightly obsessed. My day is not complete without a review of daily posts on Perez Hilton (love you Perez!), picking up the newest issue of US Weekly or People Magazine, or tuning in to E! Entertainment Television […]