Saint-Louis crystal

“La Céleste” bedside carafe My family has loved Saint-Louis crystal for a very, very long time. When my aunt studied abroad in France, she brought back several pieces of Saint-Louis crystal in the “Thistle” pattern to forever remember her time abroad. (We tend to buy “keepers” not temporary things) The “Thistle Gold” glassware dates back […]

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Wishlist Wednesday

I hope you all are having a wonderful week! I have a lot of lovely things on my wish list for my birthday in early August, but here are a few of my favorites! I have heard it is unusual, but in my family I am required to make a list of gift ideas! Detour: […]

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Puiforcat lovelies

Ahh, decorating the home. Is there anything as fun as owning a space and making it yours? I love dreaming and putting together something beautiful.“Bouée” napkin ring by Puiforcat. Silverplate, red laquered, handmade. $236.93. Puiforcat is one of my favorite French brands, and has been around since 1820 when it was founded by Emile Puiforcat. […]

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Baltimore… via Esquire magazine

[Source]Baltimore… … is America’s next great underdog city, now that New Orleans is (sort of) back on track. They feel weirdly the same as you walk around them today, these twin objects of David Simon’s obsession: pockets of vibrancy surrounded by stretches of ruin; an overarching sense of police and political corruption; humid enough in […]

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Klout Perk: essie 2012 Summer Collection

Hey y’all! So I just recieved another wonderful fashion-related Perk from Klout!It came in another slightly over-sized box, and I will be honest, I did think I was getting multiple items (mini bottles), not just one regularly-sized item, but that is okay.It was an essie 2012 Summer Collection color! The color name is “bikini so […]

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Wedding Wednesday: shoes

Well, I finally bit the bullet and got my wedding day shoes! I honestly cannot believe how long it has taken for me to find the perfect pair of shoes for my wedding! As a bride, I know we sometimes get OCD but my dress has so many particular and intricate details that I needed […]

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