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"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family (or horses!). Every minute should be enjoyed and savored...." ~ Earl Nightingale

Why hiring a wedding planner is important!

Why hiring a wedding planner is important!

So,  as many of you may already know, I am a wedding planner by trade (it is really more of a calling if you ask me though!), and I was recently featured on Destination I do to talk about all the reasons why hiring a planner is so important during a destination...
Michelle Featured on Bridechilla Podcast

Michelle Featured on Bridechilla Podcast

The reach of podcasts has grown significantly in the last few years as listeners are turning to them for everything from self-help to true crime and more. Even brides and grooms are turning to this digital media in search of answers and advice about their upcoming big...
Memorial Day Remembrances

Memorial Day Remembrances

Memorial Day is always the last Monday of May. On a superficial note, it tends to mark the beginning of summer, and also gives us a great three day holiday weekend. But, this holiday was created to honor the men, women and animals who have given their lives in service...
To those who nurture…

To those who nurture…

To say it simply, I am not me without the love and kindness of the women who came before me. The examples that I had showing what it meant to nurture. What it meant to be your authentic self always. To laugh at yourself. To give thanks for blessings. To test...
The practice of “team player”

The practice of “team player”

I am part of and contribute to many teams in my life. My family is the very first team that I was ever part of. Before I met my husband, my parents and I worked together, traveled together and lived our lives with a lot of synergy and crossover. And occasional...
First Monday in May: Met Gala recap

First Monday in May: Met Gala recap

Andrew Bolton, Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute, has framed the exhibition around Susan Sontag’s seminal 1964 essay “Notes on ‘Camp,’ ” which posited different ways in which the concept could be construed. Bolton explains that he found Sontag’s...
Celebrating Cinco in serious style

Celebrating Cinco in serious style

May is moving so quickly. From Kentucky Derby to Cinco de Mayo in 24 hours. 🤩Whatever the celebration, great style must be central. I absolutely loved this dinner party in a villa we rented for a vacation in Puerto Vallarta with dear friends. By “shopping in the...
A Reminder As We Celebrate The Kentucky Derby

A Reminder As We Celebrate The Kentucky Derby

Photo Credit : Aullmyn Photography The Kentucky Derby is such an exciting time – but it is important to remember that this event is not about gorgeous hats, mint juleps and fabulous parties. This day is about an elite athlete with feelings and a soul. And a...
Happy Birthday, Felix!

Happy Birthday, Felix!

That face though. Sept 21, seven years ago Felix came home. Originally, he found me via a FB post about him, with a photo of the most frightened little puppy, and 5 months old, at the shelter he had been brought to after being found on the side of a road. Within that...
Buon Compleanno, Roma!

Buon Compleanno, Roma!

I thought about posting some easter themed something today, but knowing that in addition to Easter – it is also the birthday of Rome, I couldn’t help myself. Founded on April 21, 753, b.c. – this eternal city continues to evolve through civilizations,...

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