It is true? Is beautiful spring weather finally here? I don’t about you, but the warm sunshine and a few perfect afternoons make me excited to get outside and make plans to reconnect with friends I didn’t see during winter hibernation. And while you certainly don’t have to wait for a special holiday to host […]


Freshen Up A Fiesta | Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Some of my favorite parties during the year are the smaller ones – events that don’t require a huge space, growing guest list and lots of moving parts to make happen. Instead, they’re intimate and simple, yet memorable in a purposeful way. These events don’t require quite as much planning, but the experience still draws […]

Entertaining, Favorites

Hosting in Atlanta | My Favorite Private Dining Venues

Okay, yes … as a professional event planner who makes other people’s celebrations special, there’s a certain level of expectation for my own family’s big days. That may be a little me, and a little them, but I love that I love my job so much, that I can take what I know and use […]

Entertaining, Family

Celebrating Big and Small | Making Family Birthdays Memorable & Magical

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

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

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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