What to Wear to a Phish show or any concert for that matter! My number one rule is to be comfortable so I typically opt for long dresses and comfortable shoes. However, this summer has been so hot I have been wearing shorts and tanks to most shows. I also rock my “show shoes” sweet tennis shoes I made on NikeID. If you’re going to be dancing (and you will) wear your most comfortable shoes preferably something with a back strap. I stay away from jeans because I get too hot, but if the temperature is going to drop pack some leggings to throw on under your skirt or dress. I always pack a cross-body bag with the essentials – ticket, chap-stick, sunscreen, bobby pins, a long sleeve shirt or sweater and of course my camera! If you have any questions leave a comment – I am happy to help!
In between back to back wedding weekends in Atlanta I have set up shop at our family home on Lake Burton. In between conference calls and emails I am trying to get as much sun as possible! On Monday, my mom and I ventured into Clayton to try her favorite new spot in town, The Laurel Bar at The White Burch Inn. Since it was a Monday we practically had the place to ourselves. Inn owners Chuck & Brenda Patterson, architect and interior designer duo, outdid themselves with the design and decor of the Inn. Bought in 2012, the pair transformed this 100-year-old building into a 6 bedroom Inn, complete with workout room and communal sitting area. Each room is unique in design and color scheme with beautiful pieces from local artist. I love all the woodwork and details in the bathrooms.
After our tour of the Inn, we sipped wine at the bar with hilarious bartender Ginger and enjoyed dinner on the patio. Our meal was delicious! We both started with the refreshing and light Peach Salad. Followed by Smoked Trout Cakes, Pan Seared Sea Scallops and Shrimp & Grits. For dessert homemade Salted Caramel Coffee ice cream. My favorite was the Smoked Trout Cakes with Beet Risotto. Chef Ben Findley is a Clayton native, whose talent was nurtured at local favorite Lake Rabun Hotel. Be sure to stop in The Laurel Bar on your next trip to North Georgia!
I never ever ever want summer to end in Colorado, but I maybe, kinda am looking forward to flannel & booties. Sole Society has been my go to for on trend shoes at low low prices and now they have expanded into accessories and bags. Here are some of my favorites from their Fall Collection. Just click on an item to shop! Plus today – take 40% off all earrings and necklace!
Doodle:Don’t stop doodling! A new study shows that doodling keeps is actually not a distraction but a way to understand and recall information better.
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Moving On Up: Last week Denver’s Union Station officially opened. I stopped into Kitchen’s new outpost Next Door Union Station last week and snapped this pic of the new terminal. The entire place is so well done and swanky it almost looked like a movie set.
Laughternoon Break: If only my brothers and I had thought of this first. Brothers record a conversation of their mom and aunt talking, then reenact it. Conversations between my mom and our dogs would be hysterical.
Star Trails: This weekend I head to the mountains again and after scrolling through http://www.mattpaynephotography.com/ incredible photography of Colorado I can’t wait to do some more long exposures. Matt summited 100 peaks over the last few years in Colorado and documented every single one. Beware this site is addicting.
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