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Silly Dinner Party Games!

April 25, 2018

Center: wearing one of my favorite new dinner party dresses, see here! Fits like a glove. xx  I love spending time with my extended family because it’s always a riot.   We stay up late, we sing, we dance, and we play lots and lots of silly games which make us laugh until our tummies ache or someone inevitably wets their pants.   It’s lively and it’s so full of love.  My childhood was spent staying up late for these special occasions,…

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What I Learned From Alice Waters

April 24, 2018

When I left university, I was torn between pursuing my career in photography or my interest in the slow food movement, in particular, introducing gardens into the school system so that the next generation would grow up able to recognize foods, understand where they came from and how to prepare them.   I was well studied on and passionate about this topic  (I get very very focused when I am interested in something) and couldn’t believe my luck when I scored…

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Welcoming New Readers: Top 15 Posts

March 28, 2018

Hi All!     We’re in the middle of printing/framing our latest fine art series which will debut next week, so exciting!   We are having a show here in Charleston for the entire month of April at my favorite showroom, Fritz Porter.   It is a great honor and I will be sharing more details shortly but in the meantime, I thought I would share a quick round up of some of my favorite posts of all time 🙂   I know that…

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5 Tips For Planning Your Wedding!

March 26, 2018

Will and I celebrated our fifth anniversary in January, and it was so much fun to see a few pictures from our Martha’s Vineyard wedding up on my favorite blog last week.    For those of you who might not know, our background is in photographing beautiful, destination weddings.   We still take on a handful each year, and I absolutely love shooting them.   It’s also lovely to be on the other side, having been through it, so that I feel…

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Personal Post: Fitness Goals!

March 20, 2018

Ok guys, this post is a bit of a departure from our regularly scheduled content but I just wanted to fill you in on what I have going on behind the scenes and to share some personal goals with you in hopes that 1) we could do it together and 2) I will feel even more motivated to stick with it.    First up: fitness. Feeling strong is something that has always been important to me but often falls by…

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How and Why to Develop a Three Year Plan

February 16, 2018

I know that this post is a bit of a departure from our regular content but I find this exercise so constructive, I think it’s worth sharing.   I know that so many of you also run your own businesses, but even on a personal level, this exercise can be very clarifying so I recommend it to anyone, no matter what stage of life. Just over three years ago, Will and I took a crash course in business.  It was a…

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