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Why Everything Feels Different in 2019 + My Future in Blogging

Happy New Year, friends! After my requisite slow start to January, I’m working on jumping back into the groove, still trying to sort out where 2018 ran off to so quickly. This year will mark eleven years since I started blogging, founding one of the world’s very first entertaining blogs. Now solidly more than a decade of my life has been spent in front of a computer screen and behind a camera, elbow deep in paint, cheese, booze and flowers crafting content for The Sweetest Occasion. In the last 10+ years I got married, bought a house, got divorced, had a baby, bought a house and got married. Again. Some days those 10 years feel like they’ve passed by in an instant. Other days I struggle to remember who that girl was who started this blog all those years ago.

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Party Palette: Peony + Mustard

Good morning and happy Monday, friends! I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. I’m feeling incredibly optimistic and upbeat today and looking forward to an awesome week. To kick things off, a pretty little color palette featuring a washed out vintage-inspired combination of peony pink, faded denim blue and rich mustard yellow. I am totally …

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Party Palette: Amethyst + Bubble Gum

We’ve been having the sunniest, loveliest weather this week in Syracuse and while today is feeling a bit more overcast and gloomy, I’m loving bright and happy colors right now. This palette is all about fun! Funky shades of amethyst, bubble gum pink and lipstick red can easily translate to summer or fall, depending on …

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