Articles from Kristen

Spiced Earl Grey Milk Tea

I’m not much of a coffee drinker, but tea, well, that’s a drink I can get behind. Herbal, green, black, white, rooibos – I love it all! And after studying in China this summer, I fell even more in love with all things tea, especially nai chá (or “milk tea,” for those of us not so adept […]

Life of Pie

With my favorite holiday of the year just over 2 weeks away, my mind is in dessert idea overdrive. From pies to cakes to tarts, the ways to finish Thanksgiving dinner on a sweet note are endless. Though I’m constantly scouring magazines and food blogs for the latest turkey day dessert recipes, I often find myself going back […]

Caroline Huddleston Haley

Caroline Huddleston Haley and her husband, Brian, recently purchased a quintessential Travis Heights home, complete with 1930s charm, sophistication and plenty of friendly neighbors. Even at 8 1/2 months pregnant, Caroline takes full advantage of the new space by hosting relaxed, seasonal and fun dinners for friends and family. After working in New York City for […]

How to Look Great When You Work Out

“The Outdoor Voices girl is a spunky fun whip with drive, ambition and curiosity. She’s a delight to be around, quirky — and, she’s cool, but not trendy,” says the high energy creator of Outdoor Voices, Tyler Haney. Like everyone else, Team Camille Styles can’t get enough of this stylish and comfortable new line of […]

10 Best Halloween Desserts

Get out your costume and stock up on fun-size candies because it’s (almost) Halloween! I can hardly contain my excitement, as Halloween marks the start of my favorite season of the year. For me, the day signifies the beginning of non-stop holiday baking and countless festive gatherings with friends and family. I’ve rounded up the 10 best Halloween desserts because there’s no […]

Abby Larson of Style Me Pretty

Even as the founder of the beautiful and coveted wedding blog Style Me Pretty and a mother of three, Abby Larson still finds time to entertain and fill her home with the people she loves on a regular basis. Her secret? Keeping things simple and always having a few key ingredients and entertaining pieces on […]

10 Best Homemade Doughnut Recipes

It’s always a good day when the topic in question is doughnuts. Or is it donut? It seems that these two words are often used interchangeably these days, but I wanted to figure out the story behind the variations on the term for this sweet, sticky, scrumptious treat. After some light reading and research, I found that both […]

10 Best Bold Tile Floors

White, cream, beige, bone, flax. These are the colors I most often turn to when looking at tile. They’re neutral, elegant, and understated, and totally on trend at the moment… but maybe I’m playing it safe? Maybe I’m too afraid to embrace color and pattern and let a room really shine to its full potential? […]

Floral Designer

Since moving to Austin eight years ago, floral designer Carly Blair has made quite a name for herself with her innovative and beautiful floral designs at Margot Blair Floral. Specializing in wedding and event designs, Carly describes her work as “edgy, romantic, and simply stunning.” We wholeheartedly agree and have been lucky enough to collaborate with […]