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3 Ways to Maximize Your Dinner Party with Matouk

January 18, 2018

Set a beautiful, inviting table to welcome your guests!  This table was an absolute pleasure to set.  Working with Matouk linens is so so luxurious, they are elegant and timeless without feeling intimidating or too good to pull out for a more laid-back gathering.   They are great staples for life (so if you’re getting married soon, hello registry!).    What is particularly fun is how versatile these colors are — I had a completely different vision when I arrived at the…

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3 Little Tricks For Arranging Flowers

January 16, 2018

It’s no secret that I love having fresh flowers in the house.   My love for flowers started in childhood, it was something my mother valued but perhaps my confidence in selecting the ones I love is due to my great friend Anne from Charleston Stems who I have done so many creative projects with and learned from.  Regardless, I am no expert at arranging flowers but, I do make sure to have a healthy rotation of cut flowers in the…

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Charleston Ritual: Winter Beach Walks

January 15, 2018

Sullivan’s Island is one of my favorite reasons for living here.   We discovered this very beach the weekend we came to visit, also in January, many years ago.   We were given a weekend getaway to Charleston as a wedding present and celebrated our first anniversary here (January 31st).   After a substantial night of celebration, a beach walk was in order and I was so grateful that this was the one we stumbled upon.   I remember that we walked for miles,…

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Pamper Yourself With These 5 Products

January 12, 2018

Some of you might know that we have had some of our best friends living with us for the past few months while their house is being renovated.    Honestly it has been one of the best period of our lives  — I don’t know what it’s going to be like when they go but I know that we will miss our family dinners and looking after one another.   There aren’t many people we could live with like this as…

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Six Things You Might Not Know About Us…!

January 11, 2018

As we welcome new readers (we are so grateful that you are here), I thought it might be nice to tell you a bit more about us, backstory and ambitions that aren’t listed in our bio…here it goes! I grew up in five different cities:   Washington D.C., London, Seattle, Los Angeles and New York City. I absolutely loved bouncing around like this and felt very lucky to grow up in such incredible cities — I still have great friends in each.…

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