The celebration of Mr. Mickey’s eighty-fourth birthday continues. I reserved our favorite table in the sunroom at Rowland’s in Westglow on Sunday evening.
We snapped the photos above in front of the bank near my home. The photo below was taken along the way to Blowing Rock. That is Grandfather Mountain in the background.
The rain was falling for much of the evening, but we were snug inside the mansion before it began in earnest.
Gary Brown manages the restaurant and expertly pairs wines with our dinner choices. He always makes sure every moment of our visit is top notch. Mr. Mickey thoroughly enjoys having champagne and an hors-d’oeuvre while we unwind for a while in the living room after our long drive.
The adorable evening bag is the Sade Mini, created with a handwoven fabric made for FW Style in Nigeria. The Bag has been a feature on everything from Vogue to Shark Tank. It also comes in different colors (black, stripe, purple). I appreciate the quality and details put into each of these bags. This one was a gift from Alexandria, whom I met for the first time at the Wine Women & Shoes event a couple of years ago. She is the designer of FW Style bags. You can find the small size here and a larger scale, Sade “Midi” here.
The tweed pumps are by J. Reneé from last year. The necklace is old from Chico’s. I have worn these crepe items from my site about a hundred times. The tunic looks great with faded jeans, white jeans and of course both styles of crepe pants. Here I am wearing the straight leg style #704 in size small. The open lace sleeve tunic is a size medium. A limited number of these tops in navy are still available, but I won’t be able to get more. I order the other crepe items about twice a week. If I have sold out of the size you order, there will be a slight delay in shipping while the items are made for you in Florida. My shopping site is a self-funded endeavor, so I can’t always buy as much inventory as I would like. Thank you for your patience.
In Friday’s blog post, I will share all of my favorite tips for taking your best profile photo ever.
I hope your path leads to a garden that brings you joy.