olive’s first birthday

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year, but Olive’s first birthday was on November 4th. To mark the occasion, Dan and I wanted to do something fun and celebrate our first year as a family with our nearest and dearest. I’m excited to share the details and some photos from Olive’s special day… Since […]

Gianna + Gilly | June 1, 2012

Venue: The Horticulture Center | Caterer: Constellation Culinary Group | Photography: Gary Ashley of The Wedding Artists Collective | Videography: Carrie Yotter | Invitations, Save the Date, Stamp Art, Sidewalk Chalk Artwork and Design: Kris Chau | Custom Letterpress: Basement Press | Bride’s Dress: Jenny Packham | Jewelry: Jacquie Aiche & Saint Kilda | Groom Suit: J.Crew | Officiant: Dorry Bless at Circle of Life Ceremonies […]

so many succulents

Lately we’ve been seeing a lot of brides incorporating natural elements, especially succulents. They make beautiful centerpieces and fun favors. We found and are loving this Etsy shop, SanPedroCactus, which has a fabulous selection and great prices (under $2 a plant including shipping). image via san pedro cactus

flour pot cookies

I was so excited to run into Abbey of Flour Pot Cookies at an event a few months ago. We first worked together when she made logo cookie favors for my wedding. In addition to favors, they make these bridesmaids cookies, which are the sweetest way to ask your girls to stand by your side […]

sun smarts

Being on the Board of the Noreen O’Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research, I know lots of (not so) fun melanoma facts. Like how melanoma is the fastest growing form of cancer among the general U.S. population. And when detected early, 95% of cases can be treated and cured. So as you can imagine, I’m passionate about […]