… 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Fall Style

I love that we don’t have to go that far anymore to take an unforgettable vacation. Located about an hour north of Atlanta in Georgia’s gorgeous wine country, the new and prestigious Valhalla Resort Hotel has an elegant ambiance reminiscent of an Old World Scottish castle. Once you’ve reached the resort, quaintly nestled into the […]


Staycation at Valhalla Resort

A short drive from Valhalla, Yonah Mountain Vineyards sits on 200 sprawling green acres that host a working family farm winery that pours handcrafted wines every day of the week and delightfully tours guests through their intricate process. Its rolling hills and sandy soil are the perfect setting for 20 planted acres of Sauvignon Blanc, […]


Georgia Winery Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Whether a party or a networking event, I always love any reason to get dressed up! It can be hard to find inspiration on what to wear to fit the occasion, especially as the weather cools down. But today we’ve got you covered! From stylish and comfy to dressy and dramatic, there’s an option for […]


Winter Cocktail Party Style

With our busy lifestyles, especially as women taking care of everyone around us, it’s so important to take time to recharge. A “staycation” is the perfect way to take a few days to get refreshed and avoid the stress that comes with leaving home for a long period of time. Serenbe Located only 40 minutes […]


Serenbe Staycation

I love meals shared with friends that last for hours while enjoying great food in a beautiful setting. On a recent visit to Serenbe, I collaborated with a few industry friends to have everyone literally bring their talents to the table and create a beautiful experience!  The Textile Lofts’ outdoor living area was the perfect […]


Blue and White Ladies Lunch

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