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Invitation How-To’s

August 11, 2010

While the wedding and honeymoon are slowly fading to blissful memores, there are still lots of details I haven’t shared. How about the invites for one? They set the tone of the wedding and really are the first impression your friends and family have of the big event. I sent more thought on this than I did on almost anything else. The other choices were…

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Wedding Hair Inspiration

June 28, 2010

When it comes to the beauty side of weddings, there’s no better place to find inspiration and up-to-date styles than on the red carpet. Celebrities have access to the best hair and makeup artists who prime and primp pretty faces and fabulous hair practically every day for big events — maybe not weddings, but movie premieres and awards shows require the best of beauty. (Wouldn’t…

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My Hair’s New BFF

June 9, 2010

If you haven’t heard about Moroccanoil yet and you still have hair on your head, I suggest you get some of this stuff ASAP. It’s a miracle worker. I picked up the latest copy of People Style Watch only to see that one of my favorite famous faces says it’s her key to great summer hair. Lauren Conrad is one to talk about great hair…

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Just Blowouts at the Drybar

June 8, 2010

Who doesn’t love a good blowout? It’s the secret to gorgeous supermodel / Lauren Conrad / Kate Hudson-style hair. I just read about this place, Dry Bar, in LA and it is one of the best ideas I’ve seen in awhile. I just wish it wasn’t so far away so I could pop in for a good blowout. Their “bar menu” ranges from styles like…

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Gone Country. BamaJam 2010.

June 7, 2010

The last three days have been chock-full of country music, beer, the outdoors, mud, cowboy boots and camping– not exactly my usual scene. All this and I’d have to say my first BamaJam experience in Enterprise, Alabama (along with 142,000+ other people) was pretty dang good. Hunter’s birthday was Friday the 4th and we headed up Thursday along with his parents and friend Carley. We…

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Invitations Have Left the Building!

June 3, 2010

After much browsing other blogs, flipping through wedding magazines, clipping, contemplating, creating, font-changing, re-creating, and editing, I was finally able to design an invitation I was satisfied with and now I can officially say they are DONE! They are black and white (of course), but I didn’t want them to be all solid colors, too plain, too busy or look too much like a DIY…

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A Grand Ol’ Time

May 28, 2010

As the lucky girl (and big kid at heart) that I am, I was asked to attend the VIP opening of the new Le Grand Cirque show taking place outside Destin at Grand Boulevard all summer long. I brought Mom as my date and we had no idea what we were in for! I have to say the whole get-up was pretty amazing. I only…

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Chik-fil-a Day

February 9, 2010

My sister Jennifer and I spent the better part of the weekend in Atlanta after we went to a ceremony for her hubby Mike at Chik-fil-a’s corporate headquarters on Friday. He just finished a six-week training program and we celebrated his moving up the ranks. Congrats Mikey! He is officially a store operator now! It was so cool to see the corporate side of a…

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S’MAC

January 25, 2010

Anyone who knows me knows I am domestically uninclined in almost every way. I prefer to focus my energy on other areas, that’s all. My skill level in the kitchen is pretty close to the bottom, so I can really appreciate simple classics like the always-tasty dish mac n cheese. When Jennifer and I were in New York for my birthday we went to the…

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Golden Globes Dresses

January 18, 2010

Is it raining everywhere this weekend? I love watching the red carpet and seeing what the stars are wearing. They still look fabulous despite the weather. There’s no way my hair would maintain a hairstyle with rain pouring down like that. It would be puffy and curly in no time at all! As for the fashions, it looks like the hot dresses this year are…

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30A Songwriters Festival – Take 2

January 17, 2010

The second night of the fabulous 30A Songwriters Festival rolled on with non-stop amazing performances at venues like Rosemary Beach Town Hall, Caliza Pool at Alys Beach, Bud & Alley’s, Fish Out of Water, Shorty’s, Stinky’s and Bluz. Here are a few of the snapshots I was able to get, despite the crowds everywhere and constant drizzle. It was amazing! Such intimate performances and great…

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30A Songwriters Festival

January 16, 2010

The 30A Songwriters Festival has arrived! It’s so exciting to have such a big festival take place in our neighborhood and the lineup of songwriters is unbelievable! Even USA Today is talking about it here. I was out at Bud & Alley’s last night for the BMI Kick-Off Party and the place was packed! Sid & Susie aka Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet were AWESOME.…

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Frommer’s Top 10

December 9, 2009

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Piggy Cake

I showed the invitations for this backyard BBQ awhile back, but I didn’t show off one of my proudest accomplishments – the pig cake. That’s right. I made a cake that was not only edible, but tasty, pink and looked like a little piglet. It was a minor miracle. Most everyone who knows me, knows that I spend very little time in the kitchen and…

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Cowgirl Kitchen in Rosemary Beach

August 10, 2009

I stopped in at Cowgirl Kitchen in Rosemary Beach not too long ago with one of my bros and had a nice little meal. It’s always fun to see the different looks each community has that define them and set them apart. This is what you see when you turn south off 30A and head a block toward the beach. view full post »…

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