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Back to the Blog!

Back to the Blog! As things go with small businesses, life gets in the way of starting blogs and new ventures. Since writing the first post for this I have moved from a rental to a temporary duplex into a completely gut remodeled Craftsman cottage in the M-Streets of Dallas. Busy, but awesome year. Being […]

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Backyard Yoga

Backyard Yoga Entertaining at Richmond House is migrating to the back yard now that it warmed up in FEBRUARY! It is getting cold again, but for now it is gorgeous outside and we spent our Sunday enjoying a complimentary session thanks to our newly certified yogi Meghan who is courteously teaching us under the clever […]

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As we embark on the holiday season I’m determined to enter this often stressful period with thankfulness guiding me. I’ve found over the last few years anytime I am overwhelmed tapping into my self-awareness to remember one, two, three or all the things I am thankful for is instantaneously calming. And what better way to […]

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Goodbye Tiny Duplex!

Goodbye Tiny Duplex! After many days filling the storage container, thanks to my mom and several friends who all pitched in and helped move the big items, the move is happening. Tiny Duplex was a delightful home for a year. It may have been so crooked a water bottle would roll downhill across the floor, […]

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Carla Bridals in Houston!

Carla Bridals in Houston! This photo had to stay under wraps for a while because no one other than those of us attending the bridal shoot (photographer, makeup artist and stylist/planner moi of HOST Event Design) are meant to see the bride’s dress until the wedding day. But this hilarious photo was taken by the […]

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Mi-Box! The Storage Container Arrives

Mi-Box! The Storage Container Arrives Due to the Richmond House remodel and a summer stopover at my friend’s duplex I will be moving not once, but twice, all within the same neighborhood. Decided I would try my luck at one of the storage containers they drop at your house and you load on your own instead of […]

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Traditional Florals for East Texas Wedding A classic combo if there ever was! Ivory linens, gold chiavari chairs, high florals, and candles. And all at the beautiful Pincrest Country Club in Longview, Texas. The real show stoppers of this wedding are the flowers courtesy of Kim Oden, owner of Longview Flower Shop. The florals feature […]

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Tiny Duplex Living Room Dallas

Tiny Duplex Living Room Dallas   Tiny Duplex was the nickname given to my first place here in Dallas. It wasn’t particularly ‘tiny’, but it was the first place that had been all mine for many years. This was the end result of the living room design. The sofa was found on Craig’s List only […]