Author Archives: Peonies&Cupcakes

Happy Weekend + Finishing Touches

♥ Happy Friday! This weekend is all about the perfect finishing touches all tied up in a pretty bow: adorning our new place with crown moulding, last minute touch-up paint {in Gallery Taupe}, a few accent pieces to tie it all … Continue reading

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Summer Soirée Inspiration: Elie Saab Fall 2012 Couture, Paris

Hello! Just in case you’re looking for some fantasy fashion inspiration for an upcoming love-drenched summer soirée, take a lustful peek at Elie Saab’s most recent couture collection {he never ceases to amaze me with his over-the-top glamorous creations!}. This collection … Continue reading

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Hopelessly Devoted…

I am hopelessly devoted to mastering my Master’s studies and unfortunately, a lot of what I love to do has fallen off my desired trajectory {sorry, P&C!}. One thing is for sure: staying glamorous and passionate, while I take on … Continue reading

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Summer Beauty Inspiration: Coconut & Rose Body Scrub

Hello! Sundays are my favourite day to have a DIY spa session at home, and this fancy and beautiful body scrub is the perfect remedy for parched summer skin. Mixing the culinary wonders found in your kitchen into spa-inspired beauty … Continue reading

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Recipe Inspiration: Strawberry {Pre} Summer Cake

My husband and I took our annual trip to the opening of the Farmer’s Market this past weekend, and I came back with lusciously sweet strawberries perfect to eat on their own, but I decided they were destined to be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

You’re beautiful! You’re amazing! You’re loved so much! ♥ Happy Birthday!

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Spring Color Palette Inspiration: Tiffany Blue or Geranium?

Spring is always about rejuvenating your style and letting go of the boring colors that we wear during the drab winter months! It’s all about taking risks with colors and prints by really pushing your style limits to a place … Continue reading

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Happy Monday + A Little Piece of Heaven: Strawberry Brie Muffin

I hope you had a spectacular Easter weekend! My weekend was filled with amazing meals, sweet quality time with the people I love, and indulgent bites of chocolate! For all the foodie lovers out there, I absolutely had to share … Continue reading

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Spring Style Inspiration: Peplum

Peplum is back as the flattering new trend taking over the 2012 spring season {it first made an appearance back in the 40’s and 50’s when Christian Dior introduced it to the fashion world}! There’s something undeniably glamorous and demure about the … Continue reading

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Spring Entertaining Inspiration: Rose Bud Ice Cubes

Hello! Spring is in full swing and it’s time to get excited about hosting dinner soirées and al fresco dining on your patio/balcony/backyard. Hollywood Girls Night’s {a new show on TV Guide} Ali Landry {love her!} presents a chic and pretty … Continue reading

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