Craving the Classics with ME+EM

It. Feels. So. Good. To. Write. Again. I say this everytime I publish a new post! Writing’s like a muscle. If you don’t do it, you lose it. I’ve craved writing. This, and well, the classics… My style has evolved…

Our Mexico Wedding Pt. 2

  Situated 30 minutes outside of Mérida, Hacienda Tekik de Regil is a historic wedding venue full of hand painted murals, stunning architecture and Ichcansihó birds, one of the region’s most beloved birds (also known as T’hō birds). To make…

Our Mexico Wedding Pt. 1

Mérida has a rich cultural heritage with strong influences from Cuba and Spain, incredible food and some of the best magazine-worthy boutique hotels and Airbnbs. It’s also a short flight from Miami and Houston. When scheming locations for a destination…

Our Small Religious Ceremony Pt. 3

Having purchased our first home together, where better to have our cake and champagne reception than our backyard?!  …well…and a few hor d’oeuvres. As we sought out companies to potentially cater a three-course meal in our backyard (a month before…

Our Small Religious Ceremony Pt. 2

I won’t lie. Having purchased our first home together, paying for a postponed wedding in Mexico while dealing with the impacts of a pandemic, we weren’t exactly in a position to “go all out” and spend a small fortune on…

Our Small Religious Ceremony Pt. 1

Hi friends! If you’re here from Over the Moon, welcome! My name is Stephanie; founder of The Style Bungalow blog.  Today I’m sharing an in-depth look back at our weddings because I’ve found myself flooded with questions. Before I dive…

A Week in Harbour Island

I can’t believe how fast time flies – it’s been years since I visited Harbour Island, the 3 ½ mile long island off the coast of Eleuthera, the Bahamas. From the moment I landed in 2019, I knew I had…

Four Affordable Dresses For Spring

I’ve said it for years. You don’t need to spend a lot of money on clothing to look chic. What matters is how well you take care of your clothing and how long you hold onto them. In the past…

The Gift of Being Present

It’s no surprise that I’ve taken a small break from writing and a small step back from social media because my mental health has been foggy. I still post often, but not as regularly as the past. I used to…

My Five Biggest Tabletop Secrets

The most successful designers I know learned from their mothers. As children, they set the table every night…oftentimes grabbing the first linens they saw, plates, and silverware to rush and get the job done. Over the years, they learned to…