Life: Are you addicted to busy? I confess – I am

I have a confession – I’m addicted to busy.  I don’t want to be – trust me.  For some reason in my mind, I think if I’m busy, I’m being productive; it makes me successful.

I’m the kind of person who has a hard time being still and I get bored easily.  I like to be moving, to be doing something and I’m laser-focused on the task at hand.  I’ve always been like this for as long as I can remember.  And hey – I…

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Trend Spotting: Elegant Agate

We’re currently crushing on these moody natural elements that exude a truly captivating and bohemian effect. This wedding trend has been popping up over the last year and is incorporating some of nature’s most beautiful elements into the theme.

Here are a few of our favorites featuring the gorgeous geodes and agates.

We’re also loving the collected and eclectic look that comes with adding natural elements…

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InstaTour: Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Last month we were fortunate enough to be invited to explore the exquisite grounds of the Francis Ford Coppola Winery located in the heart of picturesque Alexander Valley. Just 75 miles north of San Francisco, the winery is an entertainment wonderland for all ages!

The property features more than forty wines produced onsite in their state-of-the-art winemaking facility and a restaurant serving up cuisine made to…

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Hello Summer!

Happy Tuesday! With the official summer solstice {June 21st} just a few days away, we couldn’t be more thrilled to take some time to enjoy the nice weather {don’t forget your SPF}, entertain outside {we’ll take the entire CB2 catalog}, try some new grilling recipes {like this one here}, and maybe even sneak away for a quick sandy vacay {we’re loving this beach bag // weekend tote}.The coming months are sure to be an…

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Life: 2015 New Year Words

Happy New Year! 2014 was a great year and we were able to create some wonderful events and we have no doubt that 2015 is going to be even better. This year, I came up with New Year words that are close to my heart and that I’m going to live by.

Our first word is MAKE.

I spotted this photo on @alexandra003 instagram feed and thought it was perfect for this word. Being in the creative field we are constantly…

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Holiday: How to Pamper Your House Guests

The holidays are fast approaching which means one thing for sure – house guests! The airports and the highways will get crazy with all the holiday traveling. PopSugar put together a great list of reminders to make your guests feel like they are at a 5 star resort.  Below are some of our personal favorites.

1. Everyone loves snacks – so stock a variety of healthy munchies and drinks. It wouldn’t hurt to keep…

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Event Crunch Mode {a peek into my reality}

Apologies for being MIA. I thought I would give you a peek into my reality. We’re in major event crunch mode for an event happening in 25 days. 700 attendees will be gathering at the San Francisco Marriott and we’re knee deep in menu planning, signage design, rooming lists, staging, gift buying and then assembling.

Isn’t this desk wonderful? So clean. Well that’s not my reality. I wish my desk looked like that…

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Recap: Dreams, Music & Teleprompter Flubs from the Oscars

The oscars were last night and I have to say, I had the funnest time tweeting during the show. I don’t think I’ve ever tweeted that much in a 4 hour window of time.

There were definitely highlights from the show as well as some major flubs.

The Teleprompter
The teleprompter was a disaster. It’s safe to say that at least 50% of the presenters made a mistake. The worst was John Travolta for clearly…

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Inspired By: Fresh Flower Gift Tags

If you walked into a party or celebration with a gift like this – everyone would be all smiles.  Such a simple touch that goes such a long way.

{image via Studio DIY}

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Happy Friday!

We just finished up an amazing week at the Coupa Inspire User Conference.  I can’t wait to share all the incredible pictures.  We created an unforgettable experience for the attendees.  If you follow me on instagram – I was posting tons of photos so you could get a glimpse of what was happening.  
But for now – it’s time to relax, reflect and spend a little quality time with the family.  I…

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