valley & company advice :: tips for the newly engaged

valley & company advice :: tips for the newly engaged
Whether it's the nostalgia and romance of the winter months or the desire after a busy summer to settle down and pop the question, the holiday season is traditionally known as engagement season. There's something so magical and enchanting about this time of year both for the festivities and the intimacy that is ever-present. So it's no surprise that this becomes an ex[...]

autumn gatherings

autumn gatherings
We woke up this morning to a frosty lawn and more burnt orange leaves on the ground. Fall has made her presence known! With Halloween just behind us (oh, we had a fun one with a neighborhood party - Ava dressed as a sweet little fairy and baby Bennett was a little puppy), it means that the season for intimate gatherings is upon us. From casual football Sundays to a fo[...]

summer is coming :: aleah’s summertime favorites

summer is coming :: aleah's summertime favorites
It's been a very exciting few weeks for us as we welcomed our sweet pea baby Bennett into the world! We're absolutely adoring him and loving to watch our little peach Ava become an incredible big sister. Our mornings have consisted of family walks enjoying our charming neighborhood surroundings and the sights and smells of a late spring and just being in awe of our tw[...]

holiday entertaining :: festive french blue + cranberry gathering

holiday entertaining :: festive french blue + cranberry gathering
Each year the holidays seem to creep up faster and faster, don't they? This year we're a little back to the basics as we are unpacking 1/2 half of our belongings after being out of our home for 5 months of renovation. Unfortunately our Christmas decorations, with the exception of one box of our dearest ornaments from European travels and Ava's baby ornaments, are stil[...]