New on the scene: RVA

As an event planner, I like to stay in touch with the latest hanging that are going on right under my nose. New restaurants, cool bars, activities and concerts are all right up my ally. I love living in the beautiful city we call #RVA. In the coming months we will be saying good byeContinue reading “New on the scene: RVA”

Target: 20 years of design

Whenever Target and great designers get together, you know you have a recipe for success! For the last 20 years, Target has been teaming up with great designers to bring great style to everyone. Some of the notable collaborations include Lilly Pullitzer, Hunter, Victoria Beckham, and Zac Posen. After 20 years Target is bringing backContinue reading “Target: 20 years of design”

Weekly Wedding Words: The Perfect Playlist

Many of my guests and former clients will tell you, one of my biggest fears at my wedding is not that it will rain, not that the food will be bad, but that people won’t dance! Yep, I think it is so sad to see an empty dance floor and people not having a hugeContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Perfect Playlist”

National Sister Day: The 14 best things about having a sister

National Sister day: My sister is younger then I am by about 20 months, I have always considered her to be my best friend. We shared a room until we were in high school and even then we shared a wall and could stay up talking half the night. My sister is the total oppositeContinue reading “National Sister Day: The 14 best things about having a sister”

Mother’s Day RVA

Real Life Inspiration: My office over looks a beautiful lake, all day long people stroll around the lake and I can turn my head to look at them anytime I feel like it. Today I saw a woman in scrubs pushing a stroller with her toddler son standing on the back bar between her andContinue reading “Mother’s Day RVA”

Weekly Wedding Words: Snail Mail

As a planner and a person, I have always enjoyed things that come in the mail. There is something so cool about getting a letter in the mail when everything else is so instant in today’s world. I always love to send my brides welcome gifts, postcards and Christmas cards just as a little somethingContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: Snail Mail”

Growing Pains

As a kid, when you go through growth spurts, you get pains in your legs from your muscles and bones growing right before your eyes! That’s why they call it growing “Pains” it hurts, but it’s also awesome to feel yourself getting bigger and stronger. As an adult, we too go through a different kindContinue reading “Growing Pains”

The Adult Easter Basket

The Adult Easter Basket Growing up Easter, for me, was running around at my Grannie’s house. After Church, she would hide plastic eggs around her yard. Some had little pieces of candy and some even had quarters! It was a blast, my sister and I would beg someone to come outside and hide the eggsContinue reading “The Adult Easter Basket”

The Five Minute Face

The five-minute face: Once upon a time, there was a show on TLC called “What not to wear” Hosted by Clinton Kelly and Stacy London.  The show was my first outlet to watch real people get transformed with a little help from; hair make up and properly tailored clothes. As a young fashionista myself, theContinue reading “The Five Minute Face”

Weekly Wedding Words: The Mood Board

The importance of a wedding mood board: I am a very visual person. Being able to see, touch and feel something will sell me on It twice as fast as words. There are too many words to describe how I feel when I curate something, which is why I find it easier just to makeContinue reading “Weekly Wedding Words: The Mood Board”