Houston’s It Girls of Instagram



It’s that time again friends! Houston Tidbits has just-released their list of nominees for Houston’s It Girls of Instagram! We are tickled pink (read: shocked) that our insta @shopthemanor, made the cut:)
Ready to vote for the most beautiful instagram feeds in the land? Click the photo above, cast your vote, then join us at the private cocktail party at Neiman Marcus Wednesday, September 16th, where you can meet the It Girls, see their fall trend picks on the runway, hear an all-girl rock band and indulge on Moscow Mules and Sprinkles cupcakes. The winning It Girl will be announced at the party. RSVP here. 
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End Domestic violence with a selfie and #ENDABUSE

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1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime

Men are victims of nearly 3 million domestic physical assaults in the US

On May 27th, you’re going to see something ridiculously cool occur.  AVDA Houston, is launching a HUGE #endabuse campaign, to create awareness of domestic abuse, and tell the world that it’s time to put an end to it. You can join me along with 18 other remarkable Houstonians (seen above at our #endabuse photoshoot) for the kick off. Here’s what to do…

Joining is quick and easy :

  • Take a photo with an #EndAbuse sign on 5/27 (print yours here)
  • Post it on any social media outlet you’d like

And your done:)

Who is AVDA?

The mission of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) is to provide direct services to families that are victimized by domestic violence by providing legal representation, education, and battering intervention programs.

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Your Guide to the Perfect #Galentine’s Day Bash!


IMG_0270First, gather a seriously fun, witty, successful and gorgeous group of ladies. CHECK.
IMG_0267Second, the invitations should be just as fab as the event. Watercolor, hand penned calligraphy is a must {A Fine Flourish} Glittery party decor, and a spread of pink roses in individual vases was a brilliant (and cost-effective) way to perfectly set the girly scene from Lindsey Steinberg Events. Also, funfetti, white chocolate popcorn. Because it’s addictive {The Foodie Chef}

IMG_0280Down mimosas like it’s your job. {beth & megan silianoff}

IMG_0282French macarons are a must. This is non-negotiable. Bite has the BEST I have ever tasted. No lie. Go there.


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{clockwise from top left} Hostess Julie Weinstein making sure everyone has a bubbly bevie.♥ The candied bacon. Oh how I love thee. I challenge you to convert any vegetarian with these♥ Two of my favorites, Esther Freedman and Ashley Rose♥ I’ll be begging Morgan for this egg and spinach bake recipe♥


Girls Eating

 A “decorate your own cupcake” station will bring out the giddy, creative little girl in all of you. These angel food cupcakes were so delish, you’d have never known that they were a healthier option. Morgan The Foodie Chef is a genius.


Julie Weinstein, Esther Freeman,Megan Silianoff, and Ashley Rose


The Full Details

Kay Bryan – ALL these gorgeous photos
Lindsy Steinberg Events – event design and coordination
The Foodie Chef – all the delicious food
A Fine Flourish  – invitations, all signage, calligraphy
What’s the Occasion Linens – linens, chargers, napkins, chairs
Bite Macarons – macarons
Manor – provided  seriously smashing home decor: gold foil prints, coasters

The Guests

from prosecco to plaid – Julie Weinstein
Classy & Fabulous – Monica Abney and Brittney Carroll
Greetings from Texas – Megan Silianoff
cuteheads – Esther Freedman
Sugar & Cloth – Ashley Rose
Lizzy W – Lizzy Wermuth
The Foodie Chef – Morgan Jankovic
Manor – Beth DeLozier-Hayes
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