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Designing the Nursery (Round 2)

I shared the first iteration of my nursery inspiration here, and while I still love that design, now that we know for sure where we will be living I can better plan for the space and so changes have been made. Our baby's room does have a window, but it doesn't really get any natural light, seeing as the window faces another ...

Welcome Brunch & Wine Tasting

As I wrap up my self-proclaimed wedding week, the final activity of our destination wedding weekend was the Friday morning brunch followed by wine tasting.  We had our room block at The Silverado Resort, which was a perfect spot for our guests. It is a beautiful resort with lots to do (golf, spa, tennis, near wineries, ...

Our Rehearsal Dinner at Farmstead

Continuing with this week's wedding theme, I wanted to share our "rehearsal" dinner photos with you all, if you don't mind. I'm putting rehearsal in quotes because, as I mentioned yesterday, we didn't actually have a rehearsal, plus we invited all our guests, so technically it was more of a welcome dinner.  Semantics! We're ...

Our Wedding 10.20.12

Happy second anniversary Dan!  I cannot believe it has already been 2 years since our wedding day. Planning our wedding was such a fun time; I loved being engaged and all that entailed (so many fun moments and things to look forward too!), but being married to Dan is even better ;)  I haven't posted about it here yet ...

Wanderlust + Hollywood Glam

[caption id="attachment_760" align="aligncenter" width="980"] hedi gores' home, designed-by estee stanley[/caption] ^Yes please! This Monday morning, let's pretend we're at  the home of Hedi Gores (designed by Estee Stanley). I could absolutely live in this pool area; the old hollywood glam vibe, mixed with moroccan ...

Wordless Wednesday

Our Trip to Cali, Part III

{Pacific Bluff Trail} For the final leg jof our first anniversary vaca (see: Part I, Part II), we packed up the ole mustang and headed to Big Sur. Living in Chicago, we don't have a car, and I don't really love being in the car for an extended time (who does I guess, but you know what I mean!), but the drive up Highway 1 is ...