A Pretty Outdoor Fall Dinner Party

A Pretty Outdoor Fall Dinner Party

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I’m crazy about a good dinner party. Lately we’ve had about zero opportunity to even think about hosting a dinner party, because of our crazy busy summer (you know, that whole song and dance you’ve already heard before.) That said, we’re hoping to finally invite a bunch of friends over in a few weeks for a big potluck dinner and this gorgeous outdoor fall dinner party that the lovely Lauren is sharing with us has my inner hostess feeling quite happy …

Color Palette: Blackberry + Plum

Color Palette: Blackberry + Plum

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Hello hello and happy Monday, friends! How was your weekend? We spent time at B’s parents’ house in the Adirondacks this weekend helping them get a few things squared away before winter rears her fierce face. While we were there we went to see Gone Girl. I hadn’t read the book, so the movie was kind of intense for me. Have you seen it yet? What did you think? Overall I thought it was a really good movie, but I …

4 Easy Tips for Hosting a Halloween Party

4 Easy Tips for Hosting a Halloween Party

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We’re just a few weeks out from Halloween so today it only seems right that we talk about Halloween parties! Specifically, tips for hosting an easy fuss-free party that will have your guests feeling super special without making you crazy over the prep work. Halloween is on a Friday this year so I love the idea of …