Category Archives: Food

A Retro Inspired-Holiday Tablescape on the Apt2B Blog

Welcome to Apt2B Presents: Retro Revival, the culmination of a year-long partnership with designer Emily Vallely-Pertzborn who undertook the complete overhaul of her husband’s circa-1940s multi-generational family home in Des Moines, Iowa. Apt2B furniture and decor marries Emily’s bold, eclectic creative energy to resurrect a dated and drab estate. Throughout this series, the designer is […]

Hosting & Being Hosted – My Tips For A Very Considerate Holiday with Apt2B

Etiquette and entertaining are two of my most favorite topics. Ever since I was a little girl I dreamed about a Nancy Myers esque version of adulthood that involved dinner parties, “day to night” dressing (sadly, this part of the dream never panned out), and creating a beautiful home. My friends at Apt2B asked me […]

Fuss Free Holiday Tablescape With Heather Taylor Home

Sometimes I really love setting an elaborate table and having a thought out menu for guests but sometimes I just don’t feel like it. This doesn’t mean the getting together is any less special or important to me, but life can get hectic. This is why I think it’s so important to have some “fuss […]

Traveling Maine, New York, Philadelphia, North Carolina, & Napa with Serena and Lily

This past Summer I got the dream job of styling five Serena and Lily shoots all in the most picturesque locations. But the best part is that I was able to travel all these places with some of my best friends who happen to be my crew mates for a lot of gigs. Claire Thomas […]

Our Big Summer Road Trip: Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas City

This past July, Brandon and I went on a two week road trip through multiple states. Through our travels we made it a point to visit historic neighborhoods and take photos of beautiful Victorian homes. This was one of the best vacations of my life. I love the freedom and flexibility of traveling by car! […]