2014 Reader Survey + Giveaway

2014 Reader Survey + Giveaway

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Hey, gang! I’m popping in this morning with a little request. This time of year gets kind of crazy for those of us bloggers in the lifestyle/entertaining/DIY realm as holiday prep and projects step into high gear. (In fact, some holiday stuff begins as early as July for me every year!) I’ve spent a lot of time this past year thinking about The Sweetest Occasion and how to grow it into something truly awesome and after months of feeling stuck, …

Three Bloody Mary Recipes + Friday Link Love

Three Bloody Mary Recipes + Friday Link Love

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This week has gone by in a blur! With the start of the school year, my sister flying home from Florida for the week and working on some behind the scenes things prepping for the upcoming fall and holiday season, I can’t even believe it’s Friday already. We have another super busy weekend on deck, not the least of which will be spending Sunday watching football. With the pro season officially kicking off last night, it’s time for tailgating, the …

Shop By Color: Emerald

Shop By Color: Emerald

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Jewel tones have always been my favorites and over the last couple of years emerald has been the champion of the cause with me. As we head into fall, I’m loving this rich, gorgeous shade of green. Perhaps not coincidentally, I’m also loving malachite and banana leaf patterns at the moment, which are popping up in more and more places so there’s no stopping my emerald-loving ways at the moment. Pair this lovely linen shirt with your favorite boyfriend jeans …