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The Gathering Project

8 Jan

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Today, I’m really excited to share with you a cool project I’ve been working on for the past few months! One of my friends, Chelsea Rose Moore, and I have started a creative workshop that’s debuting on January 25th. It’s a one-day retreat in DC with four sessions hosted by local artisans from the Northern Virginia area. tgpMLT2

Do you like working with your hands? Making your home beautiful? Entertaining and organizing pretty events? I think you might just like the Gathering Project. We have four amazing workshop hosts who will be teaching you about their favorite things and then help you make them! Bonus: You’ll get to take home something you make from each workshop!

During the event, you will learn to style a winter table with Rebecca Gallop of A Daily Something, make seasonal drinks with Rebekah Pizana, craft a winter wreath with Amy Showalter, and paint signage art and lettering with Erik LandstromJanHost5

We really want you to come to our first event. We are also providing breakfast and lunch during the day! From 8-4:30pm, you’ll be hanging out in an awesome DC loft (The Loft at 600 F), which is super chic and artsy. We also have a ton of amazing sponsors including (but not limited to)  Eric Nielsen of Mahogany Print Productions, LoCo Joe’s Coffee, ScrapCutsLily and Val, Knead and Know, June JarsKaufmann Mercantile, and Birch Fields Photography.

Some of these sponsors have even offered amazing things for us to give away so you won’t want to miss that!

Hey look, it’s me and Chelsea! 


To sign up, click here and enter the promo code: friends for a 50% discount. I would love to meet you there, so get your tickets today!
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Mother’s Day Preparation

10 May

B and I are headed up for an early Mother’s Day tomorrow with Mom, Dad, my brother and younger sister. That means today I am planning the Day Early Mom Appreciation festivities. Happiness!

Menu: Spinach Bacon Quiche, Blueberry Muffins, and Cranberry Pecan Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing. Mom loves breakfast and has skillfully served it to us every birthday as we grew up. Even though this meal will be served at dinner time, I want to make a brunch to honor her that way.

We’re hoping it doesn’t rain so that we can attend this Plant Celebration at Centre Furnace Mansion. It looks beautiful!

Kid President Rocks! And this is a funny, amazing tribute to Moms.

I’ll leave you with a few picture of me and my mom. We’ve had a lot of good times together. We worked for New Yorker’s for Constitutional Freedoms together. We both love history and museums. We love food and serving others. We both love crafty things and making stuff with our hands. She’s taught me a lot.

momsday24443_94361947791_5725920_n momsday1I can’t wait to see you tomorrow Mom!