Happy Thanksgiving



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I say it every year, but Thanksgiving is truly my favorite holiday and favorite day of the entire year. There is just something about family coming together under one roof, catching up, reminiscing, sitting by the fireplace, and of course lots of food and wine…it’s the perfect day. And to make it even better…what I wish for every Thanksgiving…SNOW. It is fully coming down here in Connecticut and it’s beautiful. A white Thanksgiving it will be. I hope you all have the most wonderful Thanksgiving. Enjoy your family, friends, and all the food, and savor each moment (and bite)! xo, Julie


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Inspiring and Successful Women: Sarah Bouissou


I’m rounding out the week long ‘Inspiring and Successful Women’ series with Sarah Bouissou, Chef and Restaurant Owner. Bouissou and her husband Bernard are the owners of the award winning Bernard’s (opened in 2000), Sarah’s Wine Bar (opened in 2008), and Sarah Bouissou Catering all in Ridgefield, Connecticut. While Bouissou is the Head Chef for Catering [Read more]

Inspiring and Successful Women: Erin Kleinberg

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It’s day 4 of my ‘Inspiring and Successful Women’ series and today it’s all about Fashion Designer Erin Kleinberg. Not only does Kleinberg have a clothing line that recently relaunched and has been inspired by her search for the perfect everyday comfortably luxurious pieces (which I, personally, LOVE), it’s also one that celebs have taken a [Read more]

Inspiring and Successful Women: Sara Lowell


Today’s installment of my ‘Inspiring and Successful Women’ series holds an extra special place in my heart. And that is because today it’s all about Sara Lowell, owner of Sara Renee Events (aka my wedding planner). Lowell started her company back in 2005, and since then she has become one of the most well known wedding [Read more]

Inspiring and Successful Women: Lori Fradkin

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It’s day two of my ‘Inspiring and Successful Women’ series, and I’m so excited to welcome Lori Fradkin, Executive Features Editor of Cosmopolitan.com, to FPTP today. Fradkin has a job so many girls would dream of, and she has worked incredibly hard in her career to get to where she is today. Let’s dive in to [Read more]

Inspiring and Successful Women: Esther Freedman

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I am so excited for today! And that is because I’m bringing you the first installment of my ‘Inspiring and Successful Women’ series. I’ve chosen 5 women who are successful, hard working, passionate, and inspiring. From a chef and restaurant owner to clothing designers to an event planner and an executive editor, I tried to cover all different [Read more]

The Lineup

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It’s been one of those weeks where on Thursday I kept thinking it was Wednesday, so when I realized Friday was, in fact, the next day, I was thrilled. Busy work week, including lots of events and happenings, so I was more than ready for a couple days off. Yesterday I had a bridal shower [Read more]