one to embrace tradition, the flirtation, for me, is always brief. While I acknowledge the foundational
dalliance, I promptly dump tradition on its fusty head. My autumn table is no exception to my fickle
whims. This gal does not do ‘red’ and
‘orange.’ If I see another orange mum or pumpkin
wrapped in bittersweet, I swear I will scream.
And then I will laugh at you for your complete lack of imagination. Sorry, no one ever accused me of being
I think we all know how much I adore a great monogram. Something sits still long enough in this
house and I’m likely to slap a monogram on it.
As I indicated yesterday, one of my favsies ladies, the genius behind La Plates, is having a
fabulous giveaway and a great 10% discount on ALL appliqued items here. I, for one, am in love with
literally everything on offer as La Plates is THE place for all things
monogrammed. I know a certain little girl
in mi casa that would adore one of those gingham applique pillows. And I know this girl would love this or this.
to enter. During this giveaway week, use discount code PILLOW10 by 9/29/13 to get 10% off your appliqued pieces. So many great gift ideas.
BTWs, Can't say enough great things about owner Lara Shelton. Not only is she a dear friend and sorority sister but she has been a great mentor to me and an all around 'you go girl' cheerleader of Chez V from the very beginning. Love ya, La!!!!
Where was I?
Smack dab in the middle of Summer is where and then whammo – off
the grid without so much as ac’est la vie or by your leaveor see ya on the flip, drip...Sorry. It has not been a complete undocumented mess over in Chez V land as I am never
too far from my phoney phone and an Insta trail tends to leave clues about where I have been and
what sorts of shenanigans are occupying my time. Our Chez V code of conduct these days as evidenced by IG:
Then I sent my little off to
kindergarten. On a bus. In a uniform.
I return with news of a fab monogram giveaway from one of my favorite ladies and a
story about how a company managed to successfully lose my business for life and longer.