RVA Social Calendar: Wine, Women + Shoes

I am so excited to share this event with you all! Do you like wine? Do you like shoes? Are you a woman? Do you like supporting great causes? Well, this is the perfect chance for you to combine all of those things. Please join me on Sunday, October 30th from 2:00-5:30pm at the Hilton […]

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Beauty on the Go: Travel Essentials

Working in the travel and tourism industry, constantly being on the road and on the go is part of the job. It’s an amazing way to meet new people, see new places, and learn new things– all of which helps me do my job better. As wonderful as traveling is, it certainly can disrupt your […]

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Room in Progress: Dining Room

Well, we moved! Despite the 100+ degree temperatures, multiple trips back and forth between old house and new, and a few broken glasses due to my hasty packing, we survived the move and have been in our new home for almost two weeks now. Thanks to the tremendous, generous help from my parents and our […]

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About last night…

As I write this post sitting on our screened-in back porch, it’s cool and rainy. I’m sitting here listening to the gentle sound of raindrops and breeze through the oak tree leaves– it’s incredibly peaceful. With such gloomy weather this morning, it’s hard to believe that only a few hours ago, we were dining al […]

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Meet our new friend, Benjamin Moore.

A few weeks ago after we signed the contract for our new home, I reached out to my dear friend Meredith for some inspiration and advice on color and wallpaper. Mere is one of my oldest friends- we’ve known each other since second grade! Here’s Mere and me in third grade doing a “talk show” for […]

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A New Beginning…

It’s been a little quiet around here on Sweet Caroline over the past few weeks. Things have been non-stop, go-go-go, but I’ve also held off on posting for a while because the temptation was too great to share our big news. Now that it’s Facebook and Insta-official…   We bought a house!!! Paul and I […]

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4 Perfect Cocktails for this Wedding Season

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RECIPE | Skinny Piña Coladas

Warm, sunny days like we had this weekend have me daydreaming about summertime by the pool with a cocktail in hand! After a bike ride along the new Virginia Capital Trail yesterday, hubs and I stopped by Conch Republic at Rocketts Landing for a little lunch al fresco by the river. They make the BEST piña coladas there, but […]

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5 Netflix Shows to Binge Watch Now

So you’ve finished House of Cards and Making a Murderer. Itching for some new binge worthy shows? Here are a few shows on Netflix I’ve devoured recently, but viewer discretion is advised: you may become addicted. 1. Broadchurch If you loved the first season of True Detective and love Law & Order, this is a great pick. Set […]

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Five Fragrances for Spring

Spring has officially sprung, and it’s a great time to update your signature fragrance for warmer weather. Winter is all about lush vanillas, ambers and sandalwoods– while spring should be light, airy, sweet and bright. Here are five of my favorite fragrances for spring this year! 1. Bond No. 9 ‘Madison Square Park’ Click here […]

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