Tag Archives: Summer

Bottoms Up :: The Kombucha Cocktail

Some of us never forget our first experience with Kombucha. I remember staring blankly at those bouncy clusters of (extremely foreign) floaters, wondering why my mom insisted that I gulp down the alien drink. Fast forward a couple years and many tangy sips later, this trendy, fermented drink has got me hooked. Whether it’s that… read more


10 Best :: Summer Sandals

Every year I seem to run into the same recurring problem: last summer’s beloved sandals have oh-so-sadly seen their last days. And if your sandals are as well-loved as mine, then you know the drill… it’s time to ditch last year’s shabby kicks and build out a new stock of summer flats. Since we know… read more


Weekend Notes

It’s been a really lovely weekend around here so far… one final birthday blowout with my nearest and dearest, reading magazines by the pool with these smoothies in hand, and tonight, staying in and making dinner and watching movies. And of course, dreaming and making final plans for our trip to St. Tropez next week!… read more


Packing for St. Tropez

I can’t believe we’re leaving for St. Tropez in just a few days! Adam and I have been planning this trip for ages – ever since realizing that my 30th birthday and our 5 year wedding anniversary fall within a week of each other, and deciding that was something worth celebrating with a destination we’ve always… read more


Style in Spades :: Pool Party in Rio

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… and we’re looking for any and every excuse to kick back and celebrate. So, when kate spade new york asked us to throw a pool party inspired by their latest collection, it was a total no-brainer. Bursting with vibrant colors, adorable toucan details and floral motifs, each… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Citrus & Sorbet

It started with those popsicles… I spotted them and suddenly I could taste summer. There’s just something about those hot colors that just screams fun-in-the-sun, and the weather in Austin is calling for just that. With temps in the 70′s & 80′s, clear skies and cool breezes, we’ve had the most gorgeous few days, and popsicles, sorbet… read more


Entertaining With :: Libbie Summers

I can almost smell the weekend, you guys, and all the food and parties and outdoor revelry that come with it. With soaking-up-the-sun and outdoor entertaining on our minds, we turned to one of the most creative and unconventional hostesses we know: Libbie Summers is the co-creator of the super inspirational Salted and Styled blog, and… read more


10 Best :: Spring Floral Arrangements

Spring is in the air! Granted, the weekend forecast in Austin is looking a bit icky, but we’ve got bright, blossoming florals on the brain nonetheless. Whether you’re attending a spring wedding, planning a seasonal dinner party or simply wandering outdoors in search of wildflowers, there’s no better time of year to surround yourself with… read more


Spring Lunch Under the Trees

It feels like it was just yesterday that we posted Timothy Corrigan’s out-of-this-world holiday entertaining style at the fabulous Château du Grand-Lucé. Five months later, the temperatures are steadily on the rise in the Loire Valley, and Timothy’s transitioning his parties from dinners by candlelight, to lunch in the garden. We caught up with the interior designer… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Coast to Coast

It’s that time of year again…when temperatures start to climb just enough to spur dreams of summer sunshine, and a little sand in between your toes while cradling a piña colada (or two). So, as I ditch my winter coats and recover my favorite pair of flip-flops from the (very) bottom of my closet, I can’t… read more