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Lulu & Georgia Summer Style Guide 2015… Summer Refresh By Murphy Deesign

When Sara Brenner from Lulu & Georgia asks if you’re interested in styling up their goodies for a Summer Style Guide… you say a resounding YES… and then you race around like a mad-woman scheduling babysitters, clearing away the chaos,

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A Simple But Sophisticated Summer Soiree Setup For The 4th Of July And Beyond…

I love holidays… and I LOVE a great tablescape… but I am also a very busy mom at the moment, with limited help, so throwing anything elaborate is out of the question. It’s also summer… so let’s keep things simple…

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Deesign Does New Orleans… Weekend Warrior

This past weekend (Thursday through Sunday), the hubs and I hit up New Orleans for a friend’s wedding (sans kiddos), and we had such an amazing time! First stop… Cafe Du Monde for beignets and coffee, of course 😉 …

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Rocksbox… Jewelry Rotation For The Glam Girl On A Budget!

First and foremost, I am a mom (and wife). In every other aspect I am a designer, stylist, glamour girl, traveler… you name it… on a budget! “Play” money is pretty tight… with funds going to the family, home and business.

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A Lovely Dinner… The Food

You saw the setting… now let’s get real. REAL hungry… cuz this food was ON POINT. After dipping into some crostini, prosciutto and gorgeous cherries… and sipping on some ladylike samples of wine… … it was time to dive into some

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Gray Malin At The Parker

Gray Malin has done it again… this time at the beloved (and blogger fave) The Parker Palm Springs! If you don’t know Gray’s work… you need to get on board, and travel the world through his whimsical (and often animal

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A Lovely Dinner… The Setting

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a dinner by Ragan, of Beauty In The Bite, and Molly, of This Yuppie Life. Mix one part secret garden, with six courses of gorgeous eats and ten accomplished ladies… and you’ve got yourself the

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Chatbooks… The Modern Mommy’s (Actually Everyone’s) Dream Come True!

You guys… I USED to scrapbook… in high school and college. These books sit in the back of a storage closet, weighing close to 10lbs each, with their (cough cough) gorgeous floral and vinyl covers, collecting dust, HOPEFULLY never to

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Deesign Does Hawaii… Sunrise Surprise

Oh my goodness, luvs… sorry for the delay… it seems my mind is still on vacay 😉 . Or it’s just me… RELISHING in the loveliness of my kiddos… embracing this time with them, instead of chaotically trying to pump

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Deesign Does Hawaii… The North Shore

  There’s this phenomenon when you first have kids… … “I can’t wait till we can go on vacation… ALONE”, say Parents.  My husband Patrick and I took said vacation to Hawaii when our first child Parker was about fifteen

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