Fashion & GearJuly 1, 2020

Baby Emma Items I’m Loving

It took me about three weeks to do this one post, but at least I did one :). As I’ve mentioned, it hasn’t been the easiest transition for us bringing baby Emma into the mix– the pandemic really is making things a lot harder on all of us, and I’m struggling a…
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Our ProjectsJune 29, 2020

House Tour: A Home in the Country for a Modern Family

If you’ve read Erin’s second book, Elements of Family Style – and if you haven’t, what are you waiting for?! – you know that each chapter showcases different areas of the home. While it’s great to be able to pick a room and see so many different examples of beautiful design, we realized that it’s difficult to see the full picture on some of these projects where Erin designed multiple rooms in the home. SO, today I’m giving you a tour of one of our favorite projects from the book…

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Life & FamilyJune 12, 2020

Welcome Emma.

I just wanted to jump on quickly to say hello, despite being in the newborn fog. As most of you probably know, our daughter, Emma Elizabeth Porter Gates, was born on Monday, June 8th at 4:03 pm after a fast labor (like, really fast!) We are home — healthy, happy and getting…
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MusingsJune 1, 2020

A Breather.

It feels inappropriate to post anything frivolous today, and I’ve decided that my team and I are going to take a couple days to process all that is happening and think of the proper kind of content to post that may actually help in a meaningful way than to re-post more memes…
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FashionMay 29, 2020

Fashion Friday: Swimwear and Coverup Roundup

So I guess it’s about that time- bathing suit season!  Granted lots of our sunbathing and swimming will need to be done at home or close friends and family’s houses but that doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a fresh new swimsuit and coverup- in fact, the opposite! I’m waiting to see what…
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Life & FamilyMay 27, 2020

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020

Picture by Sara Grayson Photography Father’s Day is coming up, and since I will be home with a new baby perhaps sooner rather than later according to my OB appointment this morning, I wanted to get this gift guide up early! Also, shipping is still taking longer for some things so ordering…
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