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  Kaleb Norman James is the founder of Kaleb Norman James Design, a full service event design firm that specializes in wedding planning, floral design and event decor. Today he shares his top four tips on how to style a beautiful table! Whether you are throwing a fancy dinner party for a few close friends […]

February 21, 2017


  The Winmock gals are back with another yummy cocktail recipe for us! Take a peek back at past recipes, too: chocolate butterscotch martini, apple cider bourbon cocktail, blueberry lemon mojito, Elderflower cucumber spritzer, raspberry basil cocktail, pomegranate champagne cocktail. These ladies know how to whip up a good drink! BOURBON LIME COCKTAIL This cocktail […]

February 9, 2017

Bourbon Lime Cocktail

  Today, we have Amanda of Fashionable Hostess with us to share some Galentine’s inspiration! Amanda has been featured before on our blog. Check out Home for the Holidays with Fashionable Hostess + Fashionable Hostess Home Tour. This year I am hosting my best girlfriends for a decadent “Galentine’s Night In” to celebrate our friendship, […]

February 6, 2017

Galentine’s Day with The Fashionable Hostess

  Julie Morris is a life and career coach who thrives on helping others live their best lives. In her spare time, she loves spending time outdoors, getting lost in a good book and working on Normal.dotm 0 0 1 627 3577 Elon University 29 7 4392 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt […]

January 19, 2017

Tips for Small Business Owners on Balancing Home Life and Professional Goals in the New Year

  Happy Holidays everyone from the my home, the #MiaChateauFH! This Holiday season I couldn’t wait to create a beautiful gold table complimented by festive cocktails, and glittery details. To create my table, I picked up beautiful plates and stemware from Z Gallerie. The plates are the Luna Dinnerware and the glasses are the Avelina glassware […]

December 20, 2016

Home for the Holidays with The Fashionable Hostess

  There’s not much I love more than Christmastime. With twinkle lights, cozy blankets, hot cocoa by the fire, and sweet time spent with family and friends, what’s not to love? Sometimes decorating your home can feel overhwelming. I firmly believe you don’t need a whole lot to make your home feel warm and inviting […]

December 13, 2016

Three Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

  Today, we’re sharing the beautiful student work from TSOS Chapel Hill! Grab a cup of coffee and peruse these gorgeous creations! Photography: Ally & Bobby Photography // Instruction: Stephanie Scholl Events // China & Glassware: Southern Vintage Table // Details: Paisley & Jade // Venue: Parlour at Mann’s Chapel  

December 2, 2016

TSOS Chapel Hill Student Work

  It’s seriously amazing how quickly our workshops feel like home to me. Twice a year I nervously enter a room full of strangers. After the first night we are all comfortable with one another, but by the end of day three I’m begging for the whole group to move to NC so we can […]

December 1, 2016

TSOS Chapel Hill Day Three

  This week I’m recapping our time in Chapel Hill! In case you missed it, catch up on Day One here.  We woke up to a chilly fall morning on Wednesday, which was perfect because we had a coffee truck waiting on our attendees when they arrived! I had the most amazing pumpkin spice latte […]

November 30, 2016

TSOS Chapel Hill Day Two

  Writing these blog posts is always a daunting task. Why? Well, because so much happened. So many great conversations, amazing “ah-hah” moments, and too many beautiful moments to count. Writing them down seems to never quite do our experience justice, but I will try! First, we have to say a BIG thank you to […]

November 29, 2016

TSOS Chapel Hill Day One