Wrap Up Your Cocoa Beans!

I am one of those people who always has a stash of chocolate in my desk drawer for when I’m feeling a bit peckish… So when I saw these chocolate wrappers created by Rabbit Hole Designs, I was instantly charmed and drawn … Continue reading

I Won’t Refuse VIP Treatment Involving Wine and Cheese…

Yesterday Brian and I took a day trip to Santa Ynez to redeem an Excitations experience that he had given me for my birthday: a two hour private wine and cheese tasting at Bridlewood Winery! As we drove up, we … Continue reading

Tea, Fuchsia, and Impressive DIY Projects!

The last time we heard about Nicole and David, they were engaged and peacefully taking engagement pictures at the San Gabriel Mission and Point Dume, through the lens of husband and wife photography team The Yodsukars… Here’s a sneak peek at Nicole … Continue reading

It’s United Nations Day Tomorrow!

In honor of United Nations Day tomorrow, I thought I’d feature some ideas for a travel-themed wedding, celebrating exploration and cultural appreciation… Travel-themed invitations featuring a fun map! Decorations to create traveling ambiance… Strategically placed suitcases! More props to create … Continue reading

Chinese/Western Red and Fuchsia Ritz Wedding in Marina Del Rey!

Nicole and David got married on October 20, 2012 at the glamorous Ritz-Carlton in Marina Del Rey! Nicole and her Maids of Honor Grace and Kathleen had some girl-time before the ceremony while David hammed it up with his Best … Continue reading

What do you Like Better, Christmas or Wedding Season?

I am coordinating my last wedding of 2012 today, so thought I’d insert this excerpt from my favorite wedding movie, Wedding Crashers: Jeremy Grey: Grab that net and catch that beautiful butterfly, pal!   What do you like better, Christmas … Continue reading

Great California Shakeout and Wedding Emergency Preparedness

On 10/18/12 at 10:18 a.m., my school will be participating in the Great California Shakeout by doing a drop and cover drill in our classroom and then evacuating to our upper school field. An additional emergency situation role I have as … Continue reading

Furry Fun!

I’m still experiencing different community service events to see which ones I’d like to incorporate into my life on a more regular basis and helped out at the Pet Save Foundation in Hawthorne yesterday, changing water bottles and cleaning out … Continue reading