Holiday Dinner Parties with V8 +HYDRATE

The official start to the holiday season for me is after Halloween. Why? Because that is when all the stores start to put out all of their holiday merchandise and I can finally start looking for unique items to style my clients tables.

Dinner Party Prep with Laurie Louis

When it comes to dinner parties I am the best at throwing them. So when Laurie Louis reached out for me to become a brand ambassador, I knew immediately it was the perfect match, because I always need elegant menu cards, name cards and gift tags for my guests and Laurie the best selection of so many of these items. 

Summer Corn on The Cob


Coat bottom of grill pan with canola oil, once pan is heated place (pre boiled corn) in pan and grill on both sides for about 5 mins per side. Place topping on corn and ENJOY!!!!

Cheddar Cheese
Green Onion

Fresh Lime Juice
Fresh Cilantro

Butter Minced Garlic
Fresh Thyme
Grated Parmesan Cheese 

Dinner Party at Home (The Series)

 Hosting an intimate dinner party at home can be daunting sometimes. However, if you have the right 

Saturday Style

I was IG stalking and came across these images from a profile based out of Russia (or so I believe it to be Russian). I do believe all of these are renderings, but in the event that they are not, do enjoy these amazing interior photos. Should they in fact only be renderings, save them to your portfolio for later. 

10 Lessons Ive Learned This Week (April 29th)

Happy Sunday Everyone! These last few weeks have certainly been interesting. With interesting moments come various life lessons. Keep reading to see how a few of these lessons are shaping my current life. 

DINE: All White Dinner

I flew up to Baltimore earlier this month to assist a client friend with the one of his event that he hosts in his home. Opening up your home to guests and sometimes complete strangers says a lot about you. One thing is notes is that you are willing to share a part of your private life with others and that you care enough of them to invite them to share that part of your life with them. 

Although my time was very limited in the city, I did manage to create an amazing experience for him and his guests. 

Friday Finds: $40 Grand Piano

It is always interesting to see what people donate to the thrift store. 

5 Lessons I Learned This Week (Feb 25th)


This past week I started looking at small spaces to make a transition from the Charlotte area to the

Saturday Style: Tweed and Navy

February, has started off as a great month. A few unsolved mysteries, but for the most part there is direction and clarity and direction for the remaining months of 2018. I have set some small goes and I met each of them. Meeting these goals, if nothing else, gives me the fortitude to push just a bit harder to go a little further. For the most part, I am really trying to find my way BAC to doing many of the things I loved to do and many of the things that bring in a consistent source of income. Believe it or not, in order the thrift and throw fabulous parties, you need money. For many years I failed to ensure I had my basis covered, but now I can honestly say I am okay with doing whats necessary and using my spare time to live out many of my passion projects. 
I wear both custom and vintage suits. The one thing that really moves a suit forward is the shoes. Shoes can make or break an outfit. It is also important to note shoes of good quality are not cheap.