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Entries from October 2009

Turn up the Heat

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Here’s a quick and easy tip for a gloomy, rainy Wednesday… if you want to warm up a space and give it elegant ambience, light some candles!  We all use this technique when we want to take a relaxing bath so why not put that same effort towards your next dinner party or family wedding.  […]

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Posted in: The Detail that made the Difference

My Version of Halloween

October 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This Halloween I have decided to celebrate fall with an elegant dinner party and a few of my closest friends. Warm cozy sweaters and a comforting autumn menu sounds like a perfect Halloween evening for me. My inspiration for the design comes from an event I did at a private residence in western New Jersey.  […]

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Simplicity at its Best

October 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

I adore Real Simple Magazine and was thrilled when they asked me to participate in their November issue featuring a story about designing holiday tables that don’t break the bank.  Ours came in under $40!  I wanted to create a non-traditional layout that reminded me of my favorite memories in the Caribbean, which is where […]

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Posted in: Trends


October 19th, 2009 · No Comments

If your Mondays are anything like mine then you are BUSY! I was so delighted to find this fun video I did last June right in the middle of summer wedding season. Check it out on chatterberries.com it is a really great site for all things wedding. www.chatterberries.com

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Cloudy with showers. Cold. High 44F. Chance of rain 60%.

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments

This only inspires me to dream of my favorite warm weather travel destinations in the Caribbean. Cracked Conch at the Cracked Conch in Grand Cayman Lunch at Sip Sip in Harbour Island The Legendary White Witch of Rose Hall in Jamaica        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOSU5WMkOpo Port Nelson in the Exumas. Population 91.    

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Posted in: Our Travels