This past November I had the great pleasure of attending a fabulous 30th birthday party for my dear friend Kara Burfeind. She held her dinner party at The Goodwin Library which is located in Pike Place Market and overlooks the iconic sign and market below. Kara used Rachel the pig, who is the unofficial mascot of the market, as inspiration for her favor boxes that contained two beautiful macaroons made by The Sweet Side of course;) She also made her stunning cake that was chocolate and coconut… yummy! It was...


I love my adoptive hometown of Seattle. It’s one of the most beautiful cities I’ve lived in, and I’ve lived in a lot of places! It’s an easy place to call home and find daily inspiration.  Last month my sister Mallory and her friend Rachelle came out for a mini vacation from LA. I decided to take them on a perfect first day in Seattle and document it all along the way. Style Me Pretty Living was gracious enough to feature my images and a step by step guide I wrote to all the places I love. Thank you again to all the ladies at SMP! Seeing my work on your blog is always an honor!  Here are some of my favorite images from the day.