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Inspiration to go {garden flowers}


My beautiful amazing mother was visiting us for the last few days and she picked the most beautiful flowers. I asked her where she found them, and I blushed when she said “in your backyard”! Sometimes we need to be reminded that beauty is often right under our noses. We don’t need to look far, just look up. Have a fabulous weekend my friends!


Mom Monday {real nursery}


The lovely ladies at Sissy + Marley sent over the most amazing nursery! Baby Victoria’s nursery has the perfect amount of pink mixed with a gorgeous palette of neutrals and whites, with a touch of whimsy. I am in love!! Photography by Marco Ricca.


Fist of all, that wallpaper is just divine! I am madly in love with the “baby elephant walk” wallpaper by Jill Malek! I mean does it get any cuter?!


Everything from the artwork, to the books, to the doll is perfection don’t you think!?


The ladies of Sissy + Marley have so kindly opened up their little black books to us, so you can create this same look in your own home!!


1 Jill Malek Baby Elephant Walk Wallpaper // 2 Maileg Bunny Elisa // 3 Serena & Lily Pandan Bin // 4 Madeline weinrib Darlington Rug // 5 Dwellstudios Floral Dot Sheets // 6 Thao Ikat Pendant Light // 7 Kartell Lou Lou Ghost Chair // 8 Monte Grano Glider Recliner

Great job ladies of Sissy + Marley, once again! Thanks for sharing with us!


Behind the Scenes {signature cocktail recipe}


At parties, and baby showers especially I really like to offer one signature cocktail giving guests the option of adding alcohol if they like. This keeps things simple, and keeps the guests that don’t drink in mind while still offering a great signature drink for all. For Emily’s baby shower we served a pale pink drink I dubbed “Baby’s blush tonic”. A mixture of pink lemonade, sparkling water and honey with a splash of gin for those that wanted a bit of a kick. The drinks were a huge hit!


We served the drinks in these great bottles, from Specialty Bottles.


The drinks were very simple to make and are absolutely delicous! I hope you enjoy! Cheers.