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  • How to Pick & Process Flowers !

    I used to be VERY intimidated when I went to the flower store and spent what felt like hours picking out the perfect stems.     Which ones go together, I wondered? How do…

    February 26, 2020
  • Snaps from an English Garden

    Just wanted to quickly share a few snaps with you.   We’re in England for the week visiting family and attending a dear friend’s wedding.  We’re heading back to France next week but it is…

    June 14, 2018
  • Crash Course: Spring Flowers

    The spring is one of my favorite seasons for flowers.   I remember when we were planning our October wedding many years ago, all the flowers that I loved the most were unavailable or too…

    May 2, 2018
  • Styling Spring Flowers

    This afternoon was pure bliss.    We had a beautifully sunny start to the day and after sometime at the office, I headed out to pick up some fresh flowers for the house.   The…

    April 5, 2018
  • 3 Ways to Maximize Your Dinner Party with Matouk

    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…

    January 18, 2018
  • 3 Little Tricks For Arranging Flowers

    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…

    January 16, 2018
  • My Favorite White Dress

    Yesterday was the last evening we had with our friends with England so we took the opportunity to take a final tour through the village.    I can’t get over the spectacular beauty of…

    May 30, 2017
  • Walls of Bougainvillea

    France is in bloom right now!  After a day of stocking up on supplies and running errands for our guest arrivals on Friday, Will and I headed out for a sunset walk and a…

    May 25, 2017
  • First Glimpse of France

    We arrived in France yesterday morning after a red-eye flight from New York.  The baby was amazing on the flight!  Fortunately for us (and less fortunately for Delta), the flight was pretty empty because of…

    May 24, 2017