ENTERTAINING AT HOME :: lawn game party tips

lawn game party tips from Valley & Co. Photo: Chantal Andrea Photography

Summer and lawn games seem to go hand-in-hand. This past week we kicked back with Aleah’s family at a beautiful lake in Northern California where fishing, relaxing and lawn games ensued. Bocce ball, horseshoes and ping pong were all on the agenda {lawn games are serious business in our family!}, and these games will all […]

GIFTING :: mother’s day flowers

Mother's Day Flowers

There’s something so special about receiving a beautiful flower delivery, isn’t there? This Mother’s Day the lovely four moms below {Yours Truly on the bottom right, in a very candid photo} all received lovely deliveries of beautiful flowers and potted succulents. My Grandma Lonnie {top left} has always been so special to me. She has […]

REAL V & CO. WEDDING :: pastel orchard romance

Valley & Co. orchard wedding | photo by Chantal Andrea

There is something so enchanting to us about outdoor weddings. We will never tire of guests gathering together under canopies of old oak trees, in fruit-filled orchards, on the beach, or in fields surrounded by nothing but open air and love. Nara and Scott’s wedding was the definition of a beautiful quintessential Northwest wedding: we […]

ENTERTAINING AT HOME :: cozy indoor s’mores

winter s'mores

There is something so nostalgic and fun about a good old fashioned s’more, isn’t there? While s’mores are often thought to be summertime fare, we thought why not serve them up indoors for a cozy s’mores party on a chilly winter night? S’mores go perfectly with a crackling fire, so light up your fireplace, break out the […]