This Little Piggy ...

registered at Belk, Crate & Barrel, Target, and one local jewelry store! Loaded with the scanner, I suffered from momentary trigger-happiness. Oink oink! We registered for the usual, pistachio green Kitchenaid Mixer and all! Our china pattern is a mix of Herend's Princess Victoria and Golden Edge. It matches my inherited pink china perrrrfectly! Next on the list: learning to cook. Xoxo-BLC

PS: Are you sick of my weekly Wednesday wedding ranks?


Word Up

Nerd alert! But oh la la is it fun making your own crossword puzzle HERE!Happy hunting the following professional roles: trainer, nutritionist, accountant, sponsor, astrologist, assistant, psychoanalyst, tailor, and private eye. See the full list at DailyCandy. Xoxo-BLC


Wrangle the Bangle

Many congratulations to Katiesperk at The Perks for winning the A. Tierney bangle of her choice from the Rosecliff Collection!!! Also, a big thank you to A. Tierney for co-hosting such a fun fun fun giveaway. Katiesperk, email me at thecompanyshekeeps@gmail.com and leave the rest up to us. Special thanks to random.org for choosing the winner, but an even bigger thanks to all who participated. Cheers! Xoxo-BLC


On the List

On my play list: mix and match music!
What is on your playlist?Cheers to tuning out to good tunes.


Roll Call

Time to update the blog roll! Do you want to be added? The categories are ... Keeping Company With (real life friends with blogs), Lilly Lovers With, Talking Legalese With, Wedding Planning With, Wearing It Well With, and Chit Chatting With. If you where mistakenly left off or want to be in a different category, please let me know and I will be happy to make the appropriate change. Cheerio for now! Xoxo-BLC


Easy Breezy

Today I am ...
as a
Thank you, for your words yesterday.
The funny ones.
The heartfelt ones.
Even the sad ones.
Warmy fuzzies to you and yours.


Lost & Found

I lost my engagement ring today. Gasp!!! I was playing softball with the Litigators and noticed my naked finger in the third inning. I hit the panic button and prayed. My teammates and the other team dropped on all fours to search high and low. The ring was in the bat bag where I put my glove after the first inning. Hallelujah! God answered my prayer and many many many thanks to the search party. My diamond was found ... on a diamond!! Has this ever happened to you!? I hope not because it is s-c-a-r-y! Xoxo-BLC


Color My Day

Did you know weddings require colors? News to me, anyhoo ... Apsy, our wedding planner, found this divine mix of cream, blue, pink, and green that speaks my language. Oh la la do I looooove it! What colors warm your heart!? Xoxo-BLC

PS: Today is See You at the Pole! Remember to pray for our schools, leaders, and country. :)


These Boots ...

... were made for wearing! I am tres excited about boot season. Do you have your eye on a special pair? I am loving the new Frye collection, especially this pair. Clearly Frye boots are made for wearing and walking! Xoxo-BLC



Oh la la, my newest thinspiration: Hungry Girl! She sure is snarky and all about the balanced diet. What is your thinspirations!? Xoxo-BLC



I think my padre would be proud.
I recognized the Clemson quarterback and snapped this picture to prove it.
Go Tigers!!! Xoxo-BLC


Touchdowns and Tailgates

See those thunder clouds? It rained buckets, but not on our parade. Our sweet friends honored our engagement with a tailgate and the Tigers congratulated us with a BIG win! Many thanks to our friends for being by our side ... rain or shine! Xoxo-BLC



We are patiently waiting for the 25 most exciting seconds in college football!
Don't you just love fall weather and football festivities!? I do!!!
Cheers to tomorrow's gameday! Xoxo-BLC


On Lake Time

Many moons ago, we all met at ClemTech.

As such, we jetsetted far and wide to reunite on our old stomping grounds.

The Charleston style house on Lake Hartwell warmly welcomed us back.

We are kicked back and ready to relax!

Cheers to a walk down memory lane with good friends! Xoxo-BLC



We will dance our way into married life with Harry Connick, Jr. singing A Wink And A Smile as our first dance. He's the wink, I'm the smile. Clearly we go together ... like a wink and a smile! :) Xoxo-BLC



Congratulations to US Open winners, Kim Clijsters and Juan Martin del Potro! Unfortunately, there was no last minute cancellation, but there is always next year for this dream girl. If duty calls, I am totally going to sport this Ame & Lulu Cabo Tennis Tote. How darrrrling!? Cheers to the best sport around and the two well-served winners! Xoxo-BLC


Birthday Wishes

What do you get when two of your favorite people share the same birthday?!

A very very very fun day!

Happy Birthday to the sweet Mrs. Henn from One Flew Over the Hen's Nest and my bff Apsy!!! I love you two, miss you two, and wish you two the very best birthday!!! Cheers to you two. Xoxo-BLC


Wristful Thinking

Many thanks to A. Tierney for graciously co-hosting this wonderful g-i-v-e-a-w-a-y!! A. Tierney is a preppy accessory company located on the Upper East Side or at a boutique near you. The giveaway: a bangle of your choice from the new Rosecliff Collection!!! Oh la la, if that isn't the best fall arm candy, I don't know what is! To enter to win, please leave a comment by 09/27/09. No blog? That's okay, just leave a comment with your email address. Many thanks A. Tierney and cheers to fun-fall-arm-candy! Xoxo-BLC


Walking in Memphis

We traded our blue suede shoes for dancing shoes and oh la la did we have fun celebrating Len's birthday!!! We bunked at the historic Peabody Hotel where the famous ducks paraded from the elevator to the fountain. Talk about a Memphis must-see! Cheers to the birthday girl and her fantastic town! Xoxo-BLC



I hate today's date. I always will. I will never forget. Will you? Godspeed to those who paid with their life for our freedom. Xoxo-BLC


New York Minute

If you had a New York Minute today, what would you do!? I would be at Lilly Pulitzer's Mini-Pink-Palace on Madison Avenue kicking off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week!!! Fashion, Lilly Pulitzer, New York, Mercedes-Benz ... oh la la!!! New York Minute Cheers to you and yours! Xoxo-BLC


THE Dress

After five full days ...
In three different states ...
We found ...
It is absolutely beautiful.
Think: satin, lace, buttons, and a sash.
And, it's by Monique Lhuillier!
Many thanks for your sweet advice during my dress stress. Do I hear wedding bells!? Xoxo-BLC


Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day! Many thanks to the worker bees for alllllll their hard labor. Enjoy 9-5 today with your feet up! Cheers to you and yours on this holiday. Xoxo-BLC


Wich Way

Clearly mi familia is telling me something: Zilla is short for Bridezilla. As if! Anyhoo, we soaked up the last bit of summer by the water and oh la la was it great! I hope you are enjoying
the summertime wind down! Xoxo-BLC


Skip & Skipper

My sissy Elsie's towhead boys were grinning ear-to-ear when Paparazzi let them "hold the wheel." These two skippers' smiles were the catch of the day! Xoxo-BLC


Gone Fishing!

Gone fishing with mi familia for the holiday weekend!
Happy trails to you and yours. Xoxo-BLC


Love & Law School

Eons ago the sweet Bernadette from Making Stuff and Doing Things asked this: tips for "how to date a 1L?" The tipsters: my law school bffs -- Jacqueline and Coco -- Ale, and myself. 1. Law school is alllll consuming. You'll hear allllll about it. 2. Know it will be okay. It's tough, but 100% worth it. 3. Make each other a priority and spend time together. Skype counts! 4. Love is worth fighting for ... don't let the law win! Calling all legalesers, do you have any 1L dating tips!? Good luck B!!! You are on board for a great ride! Xoxo-BLC


Celeb Du Jour

Who: Amanda Hearst
What: Model
Wear: Uber Chic

Amanda is the definition of style and substance! The runway rumor: she donates her modeling mula to charities and earns her keep in the family business. This do-gooder pays it forward in a very fashionable way, wouldn't you say? Cheers to Amanda's creativity when comes to supporting charities! Xoxo-BLC


Marry Maids

My bffs kindly accepted to be bridesmaids after sending them this lovely card and promising not to make them wear a fugly dress. Now I just have to find such a dress ... any suggestions? What about inspirational wedding blogs? Or, make me laugh: I know you have a bridesmaid horror story! Many thanks to my sweet bffs for the pleasure of their company on our big day!!! Xoxo-BLC