Monthly Archives: July 2017

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao-Tzu Lindsey and Derek could not be more in love. They met about 7 years ago through Lindsey’s brother, who is one of Derek’s best friends. In February 2016, they officially began dating. In July 2017, they wed in a beautiful ceremony […]

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My cousin Ryan Morley is so much more to me than family – he’s one of the best people I know! Currently, this go-getter is building a business from the ground up. In early June, he opened Monocle Jewelers, a hip and unique jewelry store in  Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. You may be wondering how a young man ends up in […]

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Summer is my cocktail season of choice. Fresh fruit with an emphasis on refreshing, I admit to drinking my favorite season year round. My recent obsession is the Raspberry Citrus Fizz. Sweet, tart, and bubbly, this boozy delight makes the perfect summer wedding cocktail or brunch addition. Totally acceptable if brunch means just you and your scrambled eggs. […]

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Every year one of my very best friends Heather and I make a trip to Italy. This past year, we spent our time in Cefalu, a city Northern Sicily, and holy wah, did we have an amazing time! Cefalu is known for its cathedral, a beautiful 12th-century fortress-like structure with mosaics dating back to the Byzantine Empire. The Mandralisca Museum is also […]

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My babe, Jim, and I always head to Michigan for the summer. After spending the rest of our year abroad (Jim plays professional hockey overseas), it’s so refreshing to be in our element, re-connectng with family and friends. Last year, we made the very adult purchase of a 30ft vintage Chris Craft wooden boat. We decided this was the year to break it […]

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