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Lauren Hall

Change of Plans

We were planning on having a Housewarming/John’s birthday party but due to so many conflictions we decided to cancel it, but….I still wanted to show the invitations John’s sister made for us just because they are beautiful and wanted to show off her amazing work. She also did our wedding invitations and other design work …

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Landscaping

For anyone who has been to our house knows we have a hot tub in the backyard, but the downside is one part of fence does not have as much privacy as the other side does. So what do we decide to do? Put up some hedges. I suggested going to a nursery but John thought lets google “tall …

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Officially just ordered some of our patio furniture (the wooden  one with green pillows except we ordered stone colored). The next thing on my list has been looking for a mirror for the corner of my room. On John’s side he has his grandfather’s chair and as you can see we have a flower arrangement and our rehearsal …

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Weekend Recap

We had a Crawfish Boil at our house Friday night which was great compliments to the chefs- Joe, Bryan, Jeff. Yes, I know I had a few control issues that I did not partake in the cooking so I of course made up for it with a few homemade dips- Jalapeno Cheedar dip and a Tomato Basil …

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Excited to Sleep

Because of John’s long and late hours, I made the decision we needed to get him a nightstand since the clock was on my side. Hopefully this will mean if he wakes up he can roll over on his side instead of reaching over to mine. John’s mom went with me- we got the nightstand from Rooms …

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Landscaping and Design

This weekend John got really into being a homeowner. He fertilized the grass, pulled weeds, mowed the lawn, and started brainstorming ideas about landscaping. I, of course, sunbathed while he did that, but it did get us thinking we want some patio furniture now. We fell in love  these two ideas at Crate and Barrel. What …

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Food and Furniture

So at my rehearsal dinner my matron of honor sat at a table with one of my friends/co-workers and they both talked about my love for food and how I love to plan out a menu. So this is a shout out to Andrea and Lindsey… Menu for the week: Shrimp Bayou and Flounder with …

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The Beginning

According to the dictionary, the definition of nesting is “the tendency to arrange one’s immediate surroundings, to create a place where one feels secure, comfortable, or in control”. Nesting has been my new word for the past couple of months. I have been nesting in my new office, nesting in our new home, and preparing …

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