Author Archives: Emmanuelle

a destination wedding done right

I have to warn you that this post might tempt you to immediately pack your bags and book a trip to South Africa! Candice Pool {jewelry creator} and Casey Neistat’s {filmmaker} destination wedding recently featured on is the perfect … Continue reading

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botanical beauty

Today is earth day and as a result I am inspired by this beautiful botanical print by Tory Burch along with a few earth friendly picks.  I hope you are able to spend some time outside today and if you … Continue reading

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a must try spring dish

I hope you all had a lovely weekend!  Wanted to share a recipe I tried over the weekend with you from My New Roots,  one of my favorite recipe blogs.  It was for white asparagus and caper berries and it … Continue reading

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easter menu thoughts

As I mentioned to you earlier this week, I needed to finalize my easter menu for this upcoming Sunday.  I have devised two menu options that I am having trouble deciding between.   The first one incorporates one of my favorite … Continue reading

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boston on my mind

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, a horrific and heartbreaking day in the city so many of us call home and for all involved in the events around the marathon.  There have been so many wonderful … Continue reading

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planning easter lunch

It dawned on me this weekend that Easter is this upcoming Sunday.  While I am looking forward to hosting my family for Easter lunch, I also realized, I need to finalize my menu and décor!  Last night I sketched out … Continue reading

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a novel idea

Recently HBO hosted a launch party to celebrate the third season of television show VEEP.  For the upcoming season there is a plot line where Julia Louis-Dreyfuss’s character has written a book, and according to BizBash, there will be several … Continue reading

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book love: an invitation to the garden

With a hint of warmer weather this weekend I was inspired by this lovely new book released by Rizolli last month,  An Invitation to the Garden, written by textile designer Michael Devine.  In this book Michael Devine shares the magic of … Continue reading

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an icon’s treasures

So today there is a really exciting sale happening on One King’s Lane.  Iris Apfel who is a legendary decorator has decided to clean out her warehouse and sell some of her amazing pieces of furniture and fashion {800 pieces … Continue reading

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a few of my favorite things | april

Happy April 1st! A new month, and a new season – Spring.  This means opportunity and newness are in-store for all of us {such a wonderful feeling}.  I have to say I am happy to see April.   You can … Continue reading

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