Throw a Fabulous 4th of July Feature!


Just in time for the big red, white and blue holiday next week…

Our favorite shares our hot as a firework tips and trends for a Fab Fourth fete.



And oh my word – those graphics!

Aren’t each of these pages just bursting with color?

La la love.



We are so thrilled to share all of our go to sources in Chicago, from our own beauty of a boutique at A Perfect Event, to BHLDN to Talbott Tea to More Cupcakes

And from Nantucket, like C Wonder and Toy Boat

and online wonders like my new BFF, for EVERYTHING and I do mean everything, a girl could ever, ever dream of…vintage.

To read the whole Fab Fourth feature, click here.

Thank you ever so much, and Elizabeth Jenkins.




Garden Walls

Ooh la la…

Hats off to Met on Main.

They kicked the secret garden party decor up about a hundred notches on the lovely little back patio.
Look at the vertical garden – oh my!

Planted in blues and whites to coordinate to the stunning coastal chic custom banquettes, patio pillows and oversize glowing Moroccan lanterns perfectly.

What a special, inviting treasure to add to magical Main Street.


If you need me, just “Meet me on Main”.

Bartlett in a Bowl

Good ol’ summertime.

Is there a season more perfectly fitting for seasonal, summery salads du jour?

Today’s garden produce obsession is brought to you by today’s grand opening of the new kid in town, Met on Main, Main Street, Nantucket.

I must admit, I really didn’t want to step foot inside.

Not even my big toe.

Prior summers we couldnt get enough of this exact watering hole – called The Even Keel – daily.

We loved their grab and go café and coffee bar, and popped in for iced teas and Nantucket Nectars by the handful.

We loved their back secret garden for lunch al fresco.

Even Keel was oh so special in our hearts – as the first island restaurant we braved bringing not one, but BOTH kids to for dinner. Which i recall, fondly now, years later, as a major disaster of noisy Nellies wiggling, wandering and whining amongst the tranquility.

But Lilly has been watching the new construction at the old fave daily, as we walk about town each day, up Main Street…down Main Street.

She spied the blue and white check French Bistro chairs coming off the truck last week – and exclaimed – “Mom, look! Just like the cafes in Paris!”

She spied giant overstuffed blue and white Ikat pillows piled high in the window, and said “Mom – look! You love that pattern.”

She proclaimed this place her new favorite restaurant in town.

She named it, with her darling ten year old rose colored glasses, Meet me on Main.

So today, when we strolled down Main Street together, for our morning walk, as the “Three Muskateers”, she spied “now open for lunch” in the window.

She burst through the screen door, marched right up to the hostess, and asked to sit in my favorite window seat.

And now, as they gobble down Kobe Hot Dogs and Plum Jam Grilled Coleslaw Turkey Burgers, still quite wiggly and wild even years later, I stare in awe of my Bartlett Farm Salad.

“The Farm” grows most of Nantucket’s local produce. It is a beautiful, generations old family business that frankly, we just cant get enough of.

And now, aptly, I can order it right off the lunch menu, in a fabulous wooden bowl, on Main Street.

Chopped veg from tri color peppers to zuchhini to squash, grilled to perfection, and tossed with lettuces, sliced summer tomatoes, avacado, a lemon viniagrette and topped with my favorite burrata.

I shall serve this up all summer long.

Thank goodness we Met on Main.

Simply Sabrina


Saturday is almost here…and we simply cannot WAIT.

We are designing, producing, printing, arranging and pouring our hearts into Sabrina Saturday, as we are calling it.

This weekend we are celebrating Sabrina and Austin, in the gorgeous, elegant, beyond beautiful Blackstone Hotel Ballroom (c’est tres francaise).

Every detail is so thoughtful, so exquisite, so breathtaking.

And this menu – oh my.  Jaci at her Chef team at Blackstone Catering have totally outdone themselves – as usual.

We can’t wait to share them all with you detail by detail – so stay tuned!

California Colors


Summer in a cube…

California color in a city block…


We are smitten.

The custom vintage poster wraps are the perfect accessory, non?

Happy, happy LA Style, a la Chicago, E-Drop Off, Glossed and Found and A Perfect Event!

photo credit:  Corri Mcfadden

LA Style Sneak Peek


Super sneak peek at the crazy California cool custom vintage poster wraps for tonight’s LA Style party.

E-Drop Off is an amazing place to throw a fashion soiree, and we just can’t wait to get the party started.

Catherine – you outdid yourself – AGAIN!

Stay tuned to see Rachel’s gorgeous west coast colorful florals…

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