recap: martha stewart’s wedding party

This weekend we attended Martha Stewart’s Wedding Party in New York City, held at the fabulous Gotham Hall in midtown. We arrived around 10:30 to a line of excited brides wrapped around the block, eager to get inside for a glimpse at Martha’s approved goodies. The space did not disappoint! Gotham Hall is dramatic in […]

signature drink: gin

For many of us, at this point in our lives we’ve been to so many weddings we can’t count them all. There were the straight-off-the-diploma-stage weddings that were quickly planned during college finals on a VERY tight budget, the early-20’s/first-job weddings held at wedding halls with creative DIY additions, and the 30-something weddings at unique […]

fit for a lady: downton abbey inspiration board

7.9 million viewers (us very much included) tuned in this past Sunday for the season 3 U.S. premiere of Downton Abbey – and we’re THRILLED to welcome the Crawley household back into our lives! We’ve missed Lady Mary’s cold heart, Mr. Carson’s tightly run ship and the Dowager’s witty one-liners (Dowager: “When I’m with her, I’m […]

get fit: michelle obama arms or bust

Confession: I wanted to look stunning on my wedding day. Not just good – STUNNING – and I’m pretty sure every bride aims for that feeling. Why else would we spend tons of money on the perfect haircut, Carrie Bradshaw-worthy shoes, eyelash extensions, manicures and pedicures, eyebrow waxes, “other” waxes, and juice cleanses leading up […]