Manhattan Beach, CA

Saturday May 3, 2014

Sandy Duong
Ashley Briggs

The date is set!

Ashley and I met with JoLise from Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach to go over the initial planning for our wedding. She was very friendly and talked us through some ideas that have been used in the past for decorating the space. She discussed the contingency plan in case it rained the day of the […]


A skill to last a lifetime.

I took a peonies arranging class in June with the sisters of Flower Duet. The class was fantastic. It started with a two-hour tour of the LA Flower Mart where I learned the basics of picking the best flowers. Following the tour was a two-hour, hands-on class where I received step-by-step instructions on how to […]


Move-in day.

This is the first day of our living together as a unit. Ashley moved out of his home he shared with his roommates in the Southbay and moved into my small one-bedroom apartment in the Valley. The month leading up to the move, Ashley sold all his furniture and downsized the rest of his belongings […]

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