Welcome, friends!

I hope you enjoy these THOUGHT FILLED INSPIRATIONS for welcoming & gifting

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of not only designing welcome gifts for The Real Talk Workshop, but also attending it! This exquisite event took place at The Anderson House in the Dupont neighborhood of D.C. How much would you love to be welcomed by this beautiful architecture everyday?! May I move in, […]

Welcome to Tuesdays Together DC/Alexandria! This month we had the privilege to meet at Kendra Scott Georgetown to learn more about “Pricing & Negotiation.” We discussed important topics like how to understand the cost of doing business, knowing how to price our goods/services for profit, when to raise them, listing prices on our websites, mistakes […]

In case you didn’t know, I used to teach 4th grade. That’s right. I spent 180 days a year hanging out with 9-10 year olds and teaching them all about things like fractions, long division, reading comprehension strategies, the scientific method, and Virginia history (my favorite). But when I decided to leave that career for […]

In the heat of tax season, when many entrepreneurs may be uncovering the difficult realities of small business tax laws, Tuesdays Together DC/Alexandria found an angel. His name….. is Tom Barnhill. This entire meeting could really be summed up like this – Tom knows everything we don’t. The end. Kidding. Well, not about Tom’s knowledge. […]

Well hello there, Valentine! This month we celebrated friendships the way we did back in elementary school with Sugar Shack donuts, chocolate coins, and lemonade. Sugar rush – yes. Regrets – none! ­čÖé Thank you to Meghan Evans for bringing the donuts! They were beautiful and delicious. And I stirred that lemonade for a long […]

Hello, friends! We just had our first flat-lay party!! It was SO much fun that we’re hoping to call these “Quarterly Flat-lay Parties.” We met in the Crow’s Nest at Blackwall Hitch in Alexandria┬á┬ámid-day on Tuesday, January 30th. Their space has lots of room for a group of this size and TONS of natural light […]

Crista and Steve welcomed many out-of-town guests to their Syracuse, New York wedding with these thoughtful gift bags! Since they met and live in D.C. and the groom is originally from Pittsburgh, there were a lot of friends and family making the trip north. Steve LOVES Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies and Crista loved the idea of […]

Welcome to the Ashton Kelley Photography┬áRetreat in Deep Creek, Maryland! Attendees of this super fun educational experience were greeted by this pretty display of welcome bags and tons of hugs inside by Ashton! Lara-Jill of Simply Gorgeous Events by Lara-Jill had the vision to use this beautiful bookshelf as a statement piece for welcoming the […]

Do you excel at crunching numbers, staying organized, and keeping up with the books? As creatives, sometimes that part is a little daunting….okay, maybe┬ávery┬ádaunting, but for Stephanie Thacker and her team at┬áSteadfast Bookkeeping, it’s what they do. Today we’re featuring our number loving friend and her client gifts as part of our “Growing Through Gifting” […]

Light blue silk ribbon tying together a pretty package of sea salt caramels, goats milk bath soak, a sweet fig scented candle, and the prettiest branded welcome book? Yes, please! Today, we’re getting to know Klaire of┬áKlaire Dixius Photography. Please, allow her to introduce herself and share her personal experience of gifting through The Welcoming […]


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