Author: Laura

“The Rosé Bouquet” Cocktail Recipe

Cheers to summer Fridays! One of my favorite summer cocktails is “The Rosé Bouquet.” It’s a fairly simple 5-ingredient cocktail recipe, using rosé wine, gin, St. Germain, grapefruit juice and rosemary. The cocktail is inspired by the garden, featuring elderflower of…

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How I Chose Dresses for My Bridesmaids

Today’s post is all about: bridesmaid dresses! Besides my own wedding gown, choosing dresses for my bridesmaids was a major (and fun) decision in the “style” department. After becoming engaged, I began browsing bridesmaid dresses online and visited a handful…

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A Guide to Summer in Chicago

Summer in the city: there’s nothing quite like it. Chicagoans live for these summer months, so we tend to make the most of it! I’m often asked for local recommendations, so I created a guide of ‘must do’ activities and…

Introducing: The New Site!

By now, you’ve probably noticed things look a little different around here. I’m excited to introduce a new design for my site…! So, why the change? Since beginning this blog nearly 5 years ago, I’ve kept its overall layout and…

My Hometown Bridal Shower

“Official” wedding celebrations have begun! My hometown bridal shower was this past weekend, in Appleton. It really was a wonderful day, filled with lots of love and excitement. I was surprised with amazingly thoughtful details, like my favorite flowers, cute…

New Beginnings

I’ve been working on a pretty major project this spring … and can’t wait to share it with you later this month! Stay tuned …!

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