ASC DIY: HANGING TERRARIUMS!

I love plants! They’re good for your home environment and thanks to the recent Mid-Century Modern decor trends (which I am here for!), they are all the rage! So I’ve been loving decorating my apartment with the hubby, but have been finding it difficult to find any hanging plant arrangements that don’t require me to […]

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The Richardsons Take Europe: The Louvre Museum!

My husband and I (that still sounds weird! 😁) love museums. We try to make it a point to visit them often. The insight to the past, present and future they offer we find not only educational, but entertaining! The Louvre in France was absolutely no exception. However, because it is the world’s largest museum, […]

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High Tea With Mrs Rich!

The wedding is TWO WEEKS away! I can’t believe time has flown so fast. With so many things to do, I’m trying to take in every last moment of the experience. One of the highlights of this journey was my bridal shower, “High Tea With Mrs Rich.” Put on by some of the nearest and […]

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ALANAYA SO CHIC: on birthdays, adulting, and the #AlanayaAllWhite Collection

Today marks another year of life for me, and the 3-year birthday of my business, ALANAYA BROWN! This year has been filled with many highs and lows, with the majority being highs! Since August 21st of last year, I’ve gotten engaged, re-vamped my blog, sustained a whole apartment, and traveled to 5 different states!  I’ve […]

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ASC TRAVEL: Yosemite, Mammoth, and Stopping to Smell the Flowers

This weekend I took an impromptu road trip to Fossil Falls, Mammoth Lake and Yosemite, all places I’ve wanted to check off my travel bucket list for a long time. Not only was it beautiful, it was all so refreshing. Taking time out to be spontaneous amongst the never-ending rat race of life was a […]

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LADY IN WHITE

It’s officially Summer, hot as can be outside, and white is in! Not to mention with a slew of weddings, social events and parties, white is a highly requested color. This past week I created these white, gaucho pants with a front slit and side pockets for my niece’s baby blessing. Paired with one of […]

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FIVE WAYS TO AVOID THE WEDDING PLANNING JITTERS

Wedding planning is stressful! Regardless of when, where, and how you do it, there is guaranteed to be at least one thing that will want to make you pull your hair out. But that wouldn’t be healthy, and would make for some awful wedding photos.  Want to avoid the stress? Here’s five ways I’ve utilized […]

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