Category Archives: celebrating al fresco

a summer lounge space

Hello lovelies! We have been so busy here at POISE. – literally back to back events for clients over the past few weeks, leaving little time for blog posts {as I am guessing you noticed}! This weekend I had the … Continue reading

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hostess with the mostess

with temperatures in the 20’s today in Boston, I am not only inspired by these images but wishing I could be experiencing the setting and the weather depicted in them right about now.  I came across this shoot of Dianna … Continue reading

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sailboat dinner party!

This weekend there was a stunning sailboat anchored in front of where I was staying.  It was white with light wood trim, and is pictured below on the right.  If I could have gotten closer to take a better photo, … Continue reading

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summer clambake!

Happy lovely summer weekend! One of the “summer things to do” in New England is to enjoy lobster season with a clambake/lobster bake. The menu is really basic and always fresh, which typically consists of lobsters, clams, crabs, corn on … Continue reading

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pool party!

Happy, happy Friday! I hope you have some fun plans to look forward to this weekend.  A friend of mine reminded me that this Saturday is the first official day of summer in New England which also means it is … Continue reading

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5 summer tables & a cocktail

Happy Friday! I hope you have some wonderful things planned for the weekend ahead. I am looking forward to some downtime and a trip to the seaside.  With summer officially arriving this month, I was inspired by these stunning summer … Continue reading

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a party in the garden

These next two months are the perfect time to host a party in your garden.  Most gardens are peaking with flowers and plants in full bloom.  Just as you layer a garden with plants of different textures and colors, I … Continue reading

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wishes for a holiday weekend!

Happy Memorial Day weekend my dear readers!! I hope you leave work early to start the long holiday weekend. Whatever you chose to do I hope you have an opportunity live in the moment and do some of your favorite … Continue reading

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summer nights

This weekend is Memorial Day which officially kicks off summer!  Summer night al fresco dinners are definitely one of my favorite things in life.  When it comes to dressing for them,  comfortable maxi dresses are my go to.  It is … 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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