entertaining with Q Squared: a giveaway.

i’m a dedicated member of those of us who love to throw parties, especially a themed dinner party! i think i get it from my mum — the ultimate hostess. recently Q Squared invited me to check out their beautiful collection of melamine dinnerware and throw my own soirée with their Cambridge Rose set in crimson. the pretty dinnerware is inspired by vintage English... 
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at home with: ayla gurganus of soulflowers.

today we’re dropping in on the bright, light and very charming abode of Ayla Gurganus. ayla is a floral designer who runs soulflowers in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in everyday bouquets, intimate weddings, and events, as well as designing home parties. energized by the elegance and beauty from florals, ayla combines that with a passion for foraging in nature to compose... 
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friday finds.

it’s finally a friday, but i’m still playing catch-up from my vacation away, so for me it’ll be a working weekend. therefore, i’m enlisting your assistance. i like listening to a good jam when working (or working out, for that matter) but i feel like all of my many self-made mixes on spotify and vinyl collections are growing a little outdated or... 
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making L.A. accessible again.

beverly hills avalon hotel’s viviane bar; L.A. sign via yeah rentals; silver lake’s l & e oyster bar; wiltern theatre. ’tis the time for rushing around. for errand-running, for traffic, for parties all the way across town — for days we wished we had a magic wand to whisk us around. and that’s the beauty of Uber. i use Uber for all of the... 
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so…what’s alt summit really like?

i’m back from the alt summit blogging conference in salt lake city, and honestly, i’m still trying to process what i learned and just how awesome it all was. i think this photo kind of exemplifies the calm before the storm, because this year at alt summit was the most mad fun yet. if you’ve never been, or have been wanting to go, put it on your mighty list,... 
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