I love fashion and style, but being short (5’2”) and not a standard size makes it challenging to grab a great dress off the rack. I won’t bore you with the details, but usually buying a gown means pricy alterations or compromising on what I really want to make it work. So, when I found […]


A Dream (Dress) Come True | The Custom Experience

Here’s the truth: I know what it’s like to fall into the rut of doing the same thing over and over for date night. (Netflix and takeout, anyone?) When you add in the exhaustion of work and kids and to-do lists, there’s no energy left to plan something other than the same-old default routine. I’ve […]

Family, Favorites

A Date Night Revival | Society 414 Returns!

My favorite quote says, “You can have it all, but not all at the same time.” As a mom, wife and a business owner, I can tell you, the juggle is real! I’m constantly evaluating (and reevaluating) and adjusting my schedule and commitments to find some kind of seemingly elusive balance. And whether it ends […]

Faith, Favorites

Intentional Steps to Self Care

With three kids, three businesses, a marriage and trying to carve out a little time for myself, short to-do lists rarely have a place in my life. Despite that, I believe it’s imperative to find ways to live an intentional and meaningful life, even amongst the overwhelming day-to-day. I attempt to prioritize what’s most important […]

Family, Favorites

Setting Goals for What Matters Most

How are you planning to ring in the New Year? For my family, it’s either dressing up and going out with my husband or counting down with our kids, in our PJs. This year, I wanted to do something a little different, add in a few of our friends and host a simple and fun […]


Ring it in Without Leaving Your House | A New Year’s Eve Party at Home

One of my favorite traditions is creating homemade goodies for my friends and family to enjoy during the Christmas season. I always threaten (and maybe know) that I don’t have time to do it, but they never let me skip a year, and truth is, I’m glad. There’s no feeling like seeing their eyes light […]


A Season to Savor| Homemade Holiday Gifts

Your favorite store has been teasing this season for months, but I’m thrilled to announce that’s officially okay to start pulling out all of your own decorations, too! The holiday season is here. That means plenty of parties to host and attend. The outfits! The menus! The gifts! Packed schedules – even when they’re a […]

Entertaining, Style

Fashion, Food and A Fabulous Table | Entertaining Tips for the Holidays

While I’m not new to the blogging world, it feels very different to push the publish button on this post. For over 10 years  I’ve shared my event design and planning experience through my company Lemiga Events with  glimpses of my personal life. I always wanted the stories of my clients and their events to […]

Family, Favorites

Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

Fall is here, which usually means you’re busily trying to coordinate family outfits, shooting locations and available dates for a perfect holiday-card-worthy family portrait. I know the stress that goes into getting a perfect shot doesn’t always make it the most memorable moment of year, so here are a few tips to make the experience […]


Tips for Taking Family Portraits

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Travel Diary | Viceroy Riveria Maya

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