August 30, 2017

Maggie’s Mini Adirondack Getaway

One of the things I miss the most about being home with my family is being able to take little trips together- whether it was a few hour drive to my grandparents house in the country, or the long trek to Cape Cod, we always had such a wonderful time traveling in the summer.

This year, I decided, I couldn’t go the whole summer without getting away from the city to see the family! Luckily, they were headed up to visit my Aunt Carol’s cottage in The Adirondacks during the last week of August. I was able to take a train from New York to spend 2 days working from home and enjoying the wonderful views.

It was refreshing, relaxing and CHILLY. Talk about being ready for fall. Even the leaves are already beginning to change up there!

When we first arrived, we relaxed on the deck for a great summer meal- steak, potatoes, and corn on the cob.

Then we all sat on the dock to enjoy the sunset, including Roxy, our family pup.

As you might imagine, the cell service out in the woods is pretty bad, so we had to entertain ourselves all day (imagine, HAH!) with things like fishing…

nature walks…

and painting!

It was honestly a great excuse to not be glued to my phone all day, even if I was on wifi for work! Any chance to disconnect can be totally refreshing.

And it wouldn’t be a trip to the woods without hot dogs cooked over the bonfire.

I even got the chance to go kayaking with my dad, although the trip was short lived because Roxy simply couldn’t handle the concept of the oars… She can be crazy but we love her anyway!

And finally, another stunning sunset to complete a couple wonderful days away. I’m so glad I got to spend a little time with family, grateful to my Aunt Carol for her amazing hospitality, and already dying to go back for another dose of fresh Adirondack air!

A happy end to a happy summer!

xx, Maggie
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August 21, 2017

A Beach Picnic in The Hamptons

As the summer comes to end, all we can do is try to make the most of what time is left! Last week, the LMP team headed to the beach for their last outing of the summer in The Hamptons. It was hot, sunny and a perfectly fabulous way to celebrate an amazing summer together.

We laid out our favorite picnic blanket and set up our picnic tray. We brought our beach-safe shatterproof PARTY PEOPLE wine cups and metallic straws for sipping.

We filled up our beverage bucket with our favorite flavors of La Croix and a bottle of Wolffer Rosé. Our favorite drink choice of the day, though, was the Montauk Watermelon beer.

Seri made amazing caprese sandwiches for us, which we enjoyed on our Palm Plates (which are now 50% off, btw!). SO BEACHY.

Our day was made even better because Cousin Jesse was in town! Not only did he help us carry all our supplies to the beach, but he provided endless laughs the whole say- we hope you caught all the fun on Snapchat!

The #LMPSummer was certainly one we will NEVER forget. Thanks for tuning in on the fun, and we can’t wait to show you all what we have in store for fall!

xx, Maggie
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August 20, 2017

Seri’s Closet: Hamptons Style

If you’ve been following along since the beginning of summer, you’ve seen that the LMP team has been doing a LOT of amazing photo shoots and creative content. And what comes along with getting your photo taken? Getting all dressed up, of course!

This week, Seri is sharing her favorite outfits from her summer in The Hamptons. See all the details below!

Ice Cream Parlor Party

Top: LA Made
Skirt:  Old school H&M
Shoes: Target
Bracelets: Bauble Bar

Breakfast at Baron’s Cove

Top: Anna October
Shorts: Old school Madewell
Shoes: Target

Lunch at Lobster Roll

Dress: Old school Zara
Sunnies: Warby Parker

A Backyard Wine Tasting

Top: Rebecca Taylor
Pants: Madewell

xx, Maggie
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August 7, 2017

A Canadian Summer

For 10 years as a kid, I spent my summers at overnight camp. It’s hard for me to describe, but those 10 summers were the best of my life. The friends I made, the experiences I had, the sports I played and the independence I gained was invaluable.

This summer I sent my older son Gavin to sleep away camp for his first time for a month. It was heartbreaking to send my baby away. I couldn’t breathe with him gone. However, I knew I was giving him the greatest gift and experience he could ever have.

During the one month period that he is gone, the camp hosts a visitors day for parents and families to come and visit their children. The following week, Gavin was going to be coming home so I decided to rent a cottage near the camp for the week instead of flying back and forth between Toronto and New York.

When we first spotted Gavin on Visitors day we grabbed him so tight and cried tears of joy. It was an emotional roller coaster for us all. Gavin was so proud to show us around camp, introduce us to his friends and show us what he had learned over the past few weeks. His favorite and most proud accomplishment was learning to water ski.

My sister has a friend who rented a cottage in the same area that we were looking for a place so she recommended that cottage to us and we got super lucky in booking it!

The cottage was unreal, nestled right in front of the lake.  The owner is totally OCD like me so everything was super organized and perfectly placed.

My sister, her husband and daughter (Baby Dylan!) came to the cottage for a few days. Then my friend Ady spent another few days with me before I picked up Gavin to come home for the rest of the summer.

The quality time Luke got with his cousin Dylan was so special. “Uke” she kept calling as she was chasing him around. We don’t live in the same country so we cherish this time together!

We BBQ’d, made bonfires, took the paddleboat and canoe out in the lake and spent the evenings gazing at the stars and drank rosé all day.

When I picked up Gavin I got to learn all about his time at camp and it sounded like he had the most wonderful time. He was exhausted, filthy and even a little bit rattled over all the new experiences. Needless to say, summer camp started a beautiful tradition and legacy for many years to come.

xx, Seri
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  1. Marissa

    Looks like camp packing will be a summer tradition! Better start to think about what to hide in his bag this summer!

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July 17, 2017

A Day in The Hamptons with LMP

If you’ve been following along on our Snapchat and Instagram stories, you’ve probably seen some of the fun spots we’ve been hitting in The Hamptons. For the team at Little Miss Party, the summer is a time to take advantage of the beautiful weather. We have team meetings in Seri’s backyard, host lunches on the deck, and use every chance we get to take beautiful pictures along the way. Last Wednesday, we were lucky enough to have a day set aside just for an adventure around The Hamptons.

First stop was Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor for breakfast.

We were totally in love with the nautical decor, coffee, and traditional breakfast.

Oh, and the VIEW. What a stunning spot to enjoy a meal.

The bar and lobby area did not disappoint either! Every part of this place was picturesque.

We walked off breakfast along the water and moved into town to enjoy some of the adorable boutiques.

Of course, we couldn’t just have ONE coffee. We stopped for more at Grindstone Coffee & Donuts, and we did not regret it.

Eventually it was time for LUNCH.

So of course, this spot looked perfectly appealing. The Lobster Roll Restaurant is right on Montauk Highway and made for the perfect pitstop.

After filling up on fries and lobster rolls, it was time to head home. It was an amazing first week of summer in The Hamptons, and we can’t wait for more adventures to come!

xx, Maggie
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