Congratulations! You’ve just gotten engaged. You are about to embark on one of life’s most exciting journeys. There is so much to do – venues to book, caterers to sample, and of course, a wedding registry to start. The Bridal Registry as we know it dates back to the 1920s, when Macy’s department store came up with a clever way for wedding guests to discreetly shop for couples without having to ask what they wanted.
Flatware is to the table what jewelry is to a great outfit. Often overlooked, it can make all the difference between just okay and stunning. When it comes to setting the table, most of us have, over the years, collected a variety of options when it comes to table top elements like table linens or china patterns, changing them regularly to reflect our mood or the season. . .
Thanksgiving is the purest holiday. It is the distillation of all that is good and lasting in families and with friends. The Thanksgivings of my childhood were often at our relatively unheated summer house in Massachusetts. We meet four or five other die-hard families for a last weekend before . . .
As nights get longer and air cooler, it’s time to break out the fleece and the fire pit. Nothing pairs with this autumn ritual quite like the perfect glass of beer. We’re lucky in the Philadelphia area to have so many fantastic options for locally crafted beers to choose from . . .
Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote that the ‘earth laughs in flowers,’ and in my opinion so does British designer Tricia Guild, founder of Designer’s Guild. Designer’s Guild is a London based firm known for their amazing color stories and bold, oversized, painterly compositions. Each design starts as a large work on canvas before becoming digital prints on fabric . . .