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

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

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…

… 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 […]


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