Fall/Winter Wedding Shoes

As we move into the colder months, the rain and eventually the snow, consider these gorgeous (and practical) shoes for your wedding day.

 

High-Shine Heels

Closed toe High-Shine Heels via BHLDN.com

 

Ivory Satin with Gold Heels Karolina Pumps via KateSpade.com

Ivory Satin with Gold Heels Karolina Pumps via Couture.Zappos.com

 

And just in case there's inclement weather Tall Gloss Rain Boot in Bright Plum via Hunter.com

And just in case there’s inclement weather Tall Gloss Rain Boots in Bright Plum via Hunter.com

 

 

Peach Bourbon Cocktail

We love this peach bourbon cocktail from Garden and Gun. It’s a deliciously refreshing riff on an Old Fashioned.  We recommend trying it with ginger beer rather than club soda. Check out the full list of ingredients and the instructions here.

 

Peach Bourbon Cocktail via Garden and Gun

Holly and Matt|Carnegie Institute for Science

We had the great privilege of helping Holly and Matt plan their wonderful wedding. They got married at the beginning of August and husband and wife team, Steve and Bernadette Dalgetty, of An Endless Pursuit Photography captured their wedding beautifully. Here are a few of our favorites.
Getting Ready -

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Portraits at Meridian Hill Park -

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Ceremony in Carnegie’s Rotunda -

 

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Reception at Carnegie -

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Labor Day Travel

As you prepare to travel this Labor Day, you might want to take along some of these handy items, sure to make travel a little more enjoyable.

 

Calluna Weekender via Anthropologie.com

 

Personalized Luggage Tags via NeimanMarcus.com

 

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Bucky 40 Blinks Eye Mask via Amazon.com

 

EVIAN FACIAL SPRAY

Evian Facial Spray is Perfect for Rehydrating your Skin Post Plane Ride via Flight001.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robes for your Bridal Party

One of the most practical and nicest gifts you can give your bridesmaids are robes. They’re practical because your girls can wear the morning of the wedding. They’re nice because they can use them after your wedding too. Plus, they look great in pre-ceremony photos! Here are some great ones we have come across recently.

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Floral Kimono Crossover Robe via Just Cotton on Etsy

 

5 Bridesmaids Robes Personalized Wedding Shower

Pink Personalized Robes via Embroidery by Melissa on Etsy

 

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Two Tone Robe via Saudade Sun on Etsy

 

The denim shirt is also a great alternative to the robe. Your girls can throw it on over a pair of leggings.

 

Oversized Monogrammed Chambray Shirts (Three colors!)

Monogrammed Chambray Shirts via SorostiCUTE on Etsy

Jill’s House Celebration of Special Children Gala Featuring Martina McBride

We had the great honor of working with a fabulous non-profit organization on their recent fundraising gala. Jill’s House provides respite care to families raising children with special needs. The only one of its kind in the country, the organization is transforming lives by providing these parents rest and renewal through short respite breaks while allowing their children to stay at a safe, “home way from home” with friends. I am in love with their mission and feel so privileged to be able to come alongside them to help direct their fundraising events.

The Celebration of Special Children Gala took place at the Ritz Tysons Corner and featured a fabulous dinner and an amazing performance by Martina McBride as well as the McLean Bible Church Orchestra and Choir. It was a beautiful night!

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photo credit: Dorie Howell

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photo credit: Dorie Howell

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photo credit: Dorie Howell

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photo credit: Dorie Howell

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photo credit: Rodney Bailey Photography

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photo credit: Rodney Bailey Photography

Back to Work

While the ladies at Rex and Regina are not heading back to school, we are organizing our home offices and getting prepared for Fall. While we’re not sporting Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers, we are investing in some great new supplies that can take you from school to college to the office.

Gold Dots File Folders by Kate Spade New York

Gold Dots File Folders by Kate Spade New York via Paper-Source.com

 

While you’re at Paper Source, you might as well pick up this organizational set -

Wall Pop Organizational Set via Paper-Source.com

Wall Pop Organizational Set via Paper-Source.com

 

Pencils may not always be practical, but these are just such fun!

Stationery of the Art Pencils via ModCloth.com

Stationery of the Art Pencils via ModCloth.com

Add a pop of color, with this stapler available in five fabulous colors

Poppin Stapler via Urban Outfiters

Poppin Stapler via Urban Outfiters

Campari Orange Ice Pops

Looking for something delicious (and a little boozy) to help beat the heat? Try these refreshing Campari orange ice pops from Bon Appétit.

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Campari-Orange Pops via Bon Appétit

 

Make them in these Sur la Table swirl popsicle molds, and it’s sure to be a fun party!

 

Mastrad Silicone Ice Cream Pops

Mastrad Silicone Ice Cream Pops via Sur la Table