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 […]

Entertaining

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 […]

Entertaining

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 […]

Family

Tips for Taking Family Portraits

Riviera Maya Luxury Hotel Experience Set on the glittering white sands of Playa del Carmen, Viceroy Rivera Maya is a serene and tranquil escape hidden within the sanctuary of a lush tropical rain forest. This seaside refuge is the ultimate destination for a romantic getaway or rejuvenating retreat. Arrival The staff at Viceroy know how […]

Travel

Travel Diary | Viceroy Riveria Maya

… To be specific, we aren’t just talking about any bag. The glistening structures you see here are the luxury collection by Mel Boteri, an Atlanta designer who continues to make waves in the leather goods industry. In my world, where mom-meets-boss-meets-planner-meets-wife-meets … you get the idea … an accessory that doubles down on function […]

Favorites

Michelle’s Favorites – Mel Boteri

It’s hard not to get excited about a trip overseas … especially when it’s to the city of love. But I’ll be honest – despite my anticipation, I had heard mixed reviews. People either love it or hate it. Lucky for me, I side with the former, because the eternal city stole a little piece […]

Travel

My Travel Diary – Rome, Italy

One thing I love best about Italians is their refusal to put time limits on a good family get together. They spend hours prepping decadent spreads and curating good wine – all to indulge in well into the evening. Since my mouth is watering just thinking about it, I can admit that I want to […]

Entertaining

Family Italian Dinner Night

Can you feel it? Fall is in the air! And with the season comes warm flavors in our food, fashion, and the desire to get outside and enjoy the cooler weather. Today I’m sharing a few of my favorite fall looks and the beautiful views from one of my favorite Atlanta rooftop venues. Blending patterns and […]

Style

Fall Style

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