Stay Lokal


Lokal Hotel Philadelphia | FrenchByDesign

Welcome to Lokal, a soon-to-open boutique hotel in Old City, Philadelphia. Co-founders Chad and Courtney Ludeman designed Lokal for both short and long term guests :  the 6 guests rooms offer living rooms, separate bedrooms, full kitchens, and utilities [washer and dryer]. Lokal founders hired Jersey Ice Cream Co to design the space and sourced vintage furniture and reclaimed…

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Cabo San Lucas – Part II


This is the second installment of my Cabo San Lucas trip. As I mentioned in my previous post, Mister and I had a fantastic time. We also met some amazing people and the Paradisus Los Cabos staff made our trip even more memorable. Here are more pictures of my trip – and I even compiled [with the…

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Cabo San Lucas – Part I


My Paradisus Cabos San Lucas Trip | FrenchByDesign

Hey, ho. I’m a bit late posting today, but that’s because I’ve been busy editing the 100+ pictures of our dream escape to Cabo San Lucas. Talk about a dream vacation : this escape trip was above and beyond anything we could have hoped for, from the weather, to the aesthetic of the Paradisus resort…

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Packing for Paradise


Packing for paradise | FrenchByDesign

I’m packing my bags for a dreamy destination. I’m really looking forward to some sun, colorful cocktails and getting away for a few days from the gloomy and wet weather we’ve been experiencing here. Be sure to follow along my journey via my social media handles as I’ll be sharing pics and Instagram stories during my…

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