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Galentines Day Styling

This year, Valentines Day lands on a weekday, providing you the perfect opportunity to throw a little gathering on the weekend prior to Vday. Why not throw a “Galentines Day” get-together for the women in your life who encourage you, support you, make you laugh, and…

February 5, 2017
Design Lifestyle

A Valentines Day Treat

Look, it wasn’t that long ago that I was single and hitting the town, going on horrible dates, strangely weird dates, or just simply, not-so-great dates.  You are told to put yourself out there, which you do; if you work for yourself, there is…

January 31, 2017
Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

2017 is underway! Of course, I’m just like you with new goals to reach by the end of the year.  Some I’ll hopefully reach well before then. There are the personal goals — be healthier, drink less wine, spend more time unplugged, etc. —…

January 7, 2017
Design Lifestyle Travel

The Best of 2016

Each year seems to go by faster than the last, but 2016 was one to remember – lots of wonderful memorable moments – though of course there were dips as well. It was such a great year both personally and professionally that I find…

December 31, 2016
Design Lifestyle

Merry Christmas

When I look back on 2016, I am simply pinching myself as it will forever be a year to remember. The Mr. and I were engaged, bought our first home, were married, and traveled both overseas and locally.  For work, this year has been…

December 25, 2016
Design DIY Lifestyle

3 Ways To Get Your Drinks Holiday Ready

Christmas Day is almost here (can you believe it?)  Whenever my family gets together, we love to create a festive cocktail or two for each other to try. Okay, who am I kidding? Sometimes we enjoy more than two?!  I know I’m not alone…

December 23, 2016
DIY Lifestyle

DIY – Christmas & NYE Crackers

There is nothing like a good DIY project to get you into the holiday mood.  If you have been following along on My Manicured Life for a while, you are well aware that my family is from England and that we like to recognize…

December 19, 2016