The great outdoors

Most Michiganders I know have been hating on this upper-90s heat wave we’ve been experiencing the past week or so. Even for a Nola-born girl like me, I would be lying if I didn’t say the temps have reached uncomfortably hot levels. But summer is my time — I get to break out my skirts, sandals and anklets, and this year, for the first time ever, I have my very own deck to chill on. Continue reading

Meet our wedding team: Sedora Tantraphol and Alisa Tantraphol, wedding strategists and bridesmaids

Sedora, left, and Alisa.

Alisa and Sedora, Rose’s sisters, have been her wedding strategists, advisers, cheerleaders, sanity checkers, and overall wonder women. Rose is the oldest of three sisters and Sedora is the youngest, but you wouldn’t know that based on the wedding planning (or lack thereof, depending on who you ask) process. Continue reading