Author Archives: Emmanuelle

2014 gift guide | gifts for the hostess

‘Tis officially the season and I am excited to be sharing my first gift guide for the holidays with you today.  Given that Thanksgiving is next week, I thought it would be fun to kick off the holiday gift guide … Continue reading

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thanksgiving table | the elements

Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  Holiday spirit is definitely in the air in my neighborhood in Boston.  I am trying to take it one holiday at a time for now and focus on Thanksgiving.  This weekend … Continue reading

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thanksgiving menu & wine pairings

Thanksgiving planning is fully underway for many of you I am sure!  This weekend I had an opportunity to not only finalize my menu for Thanksgiving but also order the turkey and align with my go to resource for wine, … Continue reading

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a few of my favorite things | November

November!  This month holds a special place in my heart as it does for many of us as we approach Thanksgiving.  It is also the anniversary of when I launched my blog. It will be two years since my first … Continue reading

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bring on the rain!

happy rainy cold weekend! It’s the type of weather this weekend to stay in, make a nice warm soup and curl up on the

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planning this thanksgiving

This year will be my third year hosting Thanksgiving, and considering I had never cooked a turkey in my life before my first year hosting {thank you to my family for trusting that I could pull it off}, I have … Continue reading

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a mediterranean hideaway

So I am slated for a trip to Turkey in April.  While I would never have categorized Turkey as top of my list in terms of a destination, I am very excited and grateful for the experience to come and … Continue reading

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a new find | lou & grey

Recently I was introduced to an interesting new brand named Lou & Grey.  It originated from Ann Taylor Loft’s lounge collection that received such a great response from clients, the company has launched it into it’s own brand and retail … Continue reading

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paella party!

Happy weekend! I hope you have something special planned for this weekend, even if it is simply to take some downtime with the loves in your life.  The chill in the air has me seeking out new recipes especially for … Continue reading

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a dreamy tablescape

It’s cloudy and grey in Boston today which is why I think I am in part so drawn to this tablescape design featured on Style me Pretty and photographed by Joel Seratto.  It was for a beautifully designed al fresco … Continue reading

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