From Wedding Planner to Bridesmaid

About a year ago, and shortly after our colleague, Emma, got engaged, she asked me to be one of her bridesmaids. I was shocked, thrilled and nervous, but mostly excited. As a former wedding planner, most of my friends ask me to handle the timeline, logistics and rental agreements because I thrive in the details. I’ve only been in one wedding prior to this one and even then, I still handled the reception design and linen rentals as a favor to the bride. I knew Emma’s wedding was going to be different as she was more of a planner than I was and hates burdening people with tasks she’d rather do herself. I offered to help at every twist and turn in the event planning process, but of course, was

The Battery at SunTrust Park

This weekend Justin and I headed out to The Battery at SunTrust Park to celebrate the Atlanta Braves season opener against the San Diego Padres. Since our tickets were a Christmas gift, combined the long awaited anticipation of the new home for the Atlanta Braves, we decided to make a day of it. We arrived around lunchtime, got a seat on the patio at Antico and took it all in. Given our early arrival, traffic was light and parking was easy. We enjoyed the afternoon strolling around the Battery, venturing into the new restaurants like Live! At the Battery, Yard House and the Terrapin Taproom. The gates opened two hours prior to first pitch so we headed in to check out all of the new features.

Civil Rights Tour Atlanta

There are many reasons to love Atlanta. But what makes me proud to call it home is the city’s rich history in the Civil Rights Movement. And there is no better way to experience it than by taking Tom Houck’s Civil Rights Tours Atlanta. As a 19-year-old high school drop-out, Houck was tapped by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be his driver. He was “in the room where it happened,” as they say - living history first-hand. Through this guided bus tour, he imparts colorful stories, insights and humor from his time with Dr. King and beyond. You see the homes and businesses of Civil Rights leaders, and learn the history of places you’ve probably driven by a thousand times and never thought about. It’

Turning On A Dime… For Chicken

Working in PR we often find ourselves “thinking outside the box,” “turning on a dime,” and using other clichés that “keep us on our toes.” So when Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano was selected to battle against some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants in Atlanta Eats’ 2017 Elite Eats, we “hit the ground running.” Here’s the deal: Atlanta Eats pitted dishes that have been featured on the show into a competition where fans choose the Atlanta Eats 2017 Chompion They’re playing off the Final Four hype – yeah, it’s some kind of basketball thing-y Gio’s is in the final two - cast your vote here Now here are some things you may not know about Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano in Little Italia. Pick a seat, any seat. Wh

Girls on Fire at Trina Turk

Last night Trina Turk hosted Toni Moceri’s “Girls On Fire” group for champagne and shopping. Moceri is a well-known Atlanta philanthropist, socialite and business owner, recently named one of Best Self Magazine’s Over 40 and Fabulous. We’re constantly inspired by strong women. Here’s what inspired us about Girls On Fire. These once monthly events allow Moceri’s well-curated mix of social influencers to come together in an intimate setting and connect on a variety of topics. Moceri designed Girls on Fire to inspire women to help each other, and we saw exactly that last night. There was an amazing sense of community linking these women and an incredible amount of encouragement and support for

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