A Sparkling Christmas Punch Holiday Cocktail Recipe

I’m not a huge drinker (fun fact: I have never even been drunk!) so it takes a lot to get me excited about a cocktail recipe. It has to be really, really good, and yup, it has to look gorgeous too. After all, we imbibe with our eyes as much as with our tastebuds, do we […]

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The Perfect Table and Chairs for Holiday Entertaining!

Although we moved into our current home just over a year ago—making this our second holiday season there—we weren’t truly settled in and hadn’t yet found our groove in the space. It takes a while, doesn’t it, really to get to know the ins-and-outs of a new house? That certainly was true when it came […]

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Snag My Holiday Decorating Tips In the New York Times!

It’s not often that the New York Times comes a-knocking and asks for a quote on my top holiday decorating tips, but that’s exactly what happened this week and I’m so excited to share about it! I’m in some very good company (um, Bunny Williams?!) and of course the article’s ideas and inspiration for festive decor are […]

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Sustainable + Stylish Modern Kids’ Gift Guide

I’m a firm believer that while the holidays can be a magical time under any circumstances, they’re beyond special when there are kids around. Viewing the world through the eyes of little ones makes every moment just even more miraculous! I don’t have kids myself (yet!), but more and more of our peers are growing […]

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Three Holiday Vignettes to Get Your Home Ready for Guests This Season

What’s the single biggest reason I don’t entertain at home as much as I’d like to? Frankly, the thought of prepping the house for guests overwhelms me, and I think this is true for many of us! So I’ve teamed up with Gilt to share my fave low-stress ways to get your home ready for […]

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Creating Sanctuary at Home During the Holidays

This post was created in partnership with Samsung. The pressure to do it all this time of year can get seriously intense! I know I’m not alone when I say that I’m pretty wiped out from my attempts to meet my own expectations of what the festive season should be. From the parties and gatherings to […]

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Limited-Edition Art Gift Guide from Twyla

The more time I spend in the world of interiors, the more passionate I become about incorporating one-of-a-kind items into my space. Perhaps it’s a reaction to the prevalence of big box stores that have made it so easy for everyone’s homes to look the same. Or maybe it’s my response to the hundreds of […]

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Join Me (Online!) at the Global Food + Lifestyle Bloggers Conference!

The older I get, the more strongly I feel about taking steps to ensure a lifetime of learning. I’m a naturally curious kinda gal, so gaining new skills and insights is hugely energizing for me. In fact just last weekend I took a photography workshop, and I can already see an improvement in my shooting […]

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Tips for Sophisticated Neutral Holiday Decorations with Tuesday Morning

This post was created in partnership with Tuesday Morning. Every holiday season when I was a kid, my family drew a line in the snow. On one side, my mother and I stood staunchly in favor of white lights and simple, clear glass ornaments for our Christmas tree. On the other, my father and sister […]

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Catch Our Wedding in the Winter Issue of Martha Stewart Weddings!

It’s been SO hard to keep this fun news under wraps, but at last I can let the cat out of the bag: My wedding is featured in the Winter 2018 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings! It just hit newsstands this week, and I definitely freaked out a few Target shoppers when I finally got […]

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