By Jasmine Star Photography

Hello, my lovelies! I am not sure how the weather has been where you are but in Charlotte fall has already announced itself. Boots are out along with the rain clouds and wind chills but nothing can damper the wonderfulness that is the fall season. You can probably tell from your Facebook timeline and calls from your best friend: it’s engagement season. It’s been this way since Alfred Lord Tennyson was writing poetry in the 1800’s. Let’s get real; it’s… Read more »

From Katelyn James Photography

Hello, my lovelies! Let’s talk about choosing the right wedding dress! This past month has been slammed with contracts, work and home improvement. Sometimes it’s necessary to take a nice little break from all the crazy. What better way to take a break than to get lost in the pretty? This months pretty is none other than Wedding Dresses! The beautiful flounces, tulle, silk and so much else is easy to loose yourself in. I know it can be hard… Read more »

Kristin  Headshots (55 of 207)

Hello, my lovelies! Welcome to my weekly wrap up! I do apologize for my absence from the blog. I had to make some tough decisions recently and unfortunately that did take me away from my love, Lily and Lace. I am known to make detours and change up what I am doing constantly. I love an adventure and possibly a deviation from what I thought would be my path. As much as I love to play and discover; I am… Read more »

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Hello, my lovelies! I just love the summertime. There is fresh barbecues, lemonade and of course weddings! Today Fay + Ken’s outdoor wedding is on the blog from Jen + Ashley Photography. This simple outdoor wedding is just undeniably delightful! Fay was surrounded by love while she prepared for her big day. There is some fun for the men too Fay and Ken decided to see each other before the wedding. They signed this beautiful picture together. You will see it later… Read more »

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Hello, my lovelies! I am sure you have been on Pinterest and seen all the bar carts. Well in this post I will show you How To Set Up Your Bar Cart !They have become all the rage. Personally, I think the trend is fabulous! Who doesn’t like a well presented cocktail. Here are some of my favorite courtesy of the web! This is one bar cart comes from Ellen & Emm Style Story Blog! You can find their blog here. I’m… Read more »

paloma drink

Hello, my lovelies! Father’s Day is right around the corner! So what does that mean? Lots and lots of Barbecue! Well like with any good food there is a drink to match. I find that Paloma cocktail can do just the trick! Here’s the recipe from the guys and gals at Drink of the Week: Ingredients:  2 oz tequila (blanco or reposado) 1 oz lime juice 4-5 oz grapefruit juice or soda 1 pinch of salt Directions:  Build in a… Read more »


Hello, my lovelies! Moving to Charlotte was a whirlwind. I forgot my hangers, misplaced my hairbrush and brought WAY too many pairs of shoes with me. I was not really sure how to get my start in the Little Big City but found myself connecting with local vendors. I was asked to meet by a photographer by the name of Laura Stikeleather. I am so happy to have met Laura my first week here. Not only is she great company… Read more »

emerald dress model 1

Hello, my lovelies! It’s officially wedding season! It’s the season for flowers, pretty dresses and wedding bells. I am sure your mailbox is full of wedding invitations and marriage announcements. You even might be part of the wedding party. How exciting!! Now if you’re a bridesmaid there is usually a certain dress or outfit you are expected to wear, BUT, sometimes there isn’t. What do you do then? Well, that’s why I am here.   First, a note to the… Read more »

breast cancer ribbon

Hello, my lovelies! My blog challenge topic today is a little interesting. The topic today is: what are you afraid of? I put off writing today’s post because I wasn’t sure what angle I wanted to take. Do I take the “spiders scare me” route or the “my deepest darkest fear is..” route? I decided to shoot for the middle and tell you about a cause that scares me and is very close to my heart. Cancer. I am so… Read more »

maya angelou

Hello, my lovelies!   It is day 3 of the blog challenge. I am sharing one of my favorite quotes with you! One of my favorite authors and heroes/heroine’s is Dr. Maya Angleou. My favorite quote of her’s is from her poem Phenomenal Woman. “Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s sizeBut when I start to tell them,They think I’m telling lies.I say,It’s in the reach of my armsThe span of… Read more »