Category Archives: art

Have a Hip Weekend

While in New York we got to go to the hippest party ever. Yep, there we are, dressed like your parents, amongst a sea of Brooklyners inside A Place to Bury Strangers party bunker…totally normal.  JCrew called and wants its … Continue reading

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“15 Ways to be your Best Self”

Can you believe I have been to NYC 5 times and never have visited The Moma?  I know. So provincial. This time I got to spend an entire afternoon looking at all the pieces that I have been waiting my … Continue reading

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New York on a Budget

Good morning!  I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend filled with epic season openers like hockey, football, and most importantly Downton Abbey.  I had an incredible time puttering around NYC this weekend with Trey and some of my favorites.  Instead … Continue reading

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Hand in Hand

How lovely is this video that Etsy made?  I love all of the different rings, scenes, and especially the music. Song: “Aviary” by Mint Julep P.S Lauren, Shannon, and Jessamy won the Alchemy Coffee giveaway! Stop by and tell Eric … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: For Your Sweet Mom Who Hates When You Spend Money On Her

Shopping for moms is almost as hard as shopping for dads.  They have many wants, but get almost insulted when you spend any money on them.  You can’t win.  Be sure to thank your sweet mama for all she has … Continue reading

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Rare Bird Jewelry Giveaway

I am so freakin’ excited to have partnered with Pauline from Rare Bird Studios for today’s blog giveaway! I first spotted her beautiful, minimalist, and earthy creations at The Johnny Z Festival.  I loved everything and had trouble choosing just … Continue reading

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Chihuly at the VMFA

The first time I visited Las Vegas I was 10 years old.  My family was coming back from a trip visiting my grandparents in Taiwan, and thought it would be fun to stop off in Vegas when our flight landed … Continue reading

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I want to tell you about a new project.  It is the coolest thing Richmond will ever see, it’s called BridgePark. If you haven’t read yesterday’s Richmond Times Dispatch, you might have missed this op-ed by Ella Kelley and Mike … Continue reading

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What’s Your Manchester- Art Contest

Calling all creatives!!! My lovers at Virginia is for Bloggers came to me with a cool project happening for all of you who love Manchester and have a talent for painting, drawing, writing, music, sculpture, or really whatever sort of arty … Continue reading

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RVA Street Art and Giveaway Winner!

Today the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and I just ate two muffins, life is looking up!  The tides are changing!  The last two weeks have been incredibly tumultuous with my weird ulcer problem, stolen computer, my professional … Continue reading

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