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I was looking through some shots I took of some beautiful French hotels I stayed at last time I was in Paris and it inspired me to shoot a little boudoir theme collection of my January Favorites! Paris is the easiest city to fall in love with, don’t you think? 🗼❤️

Shop my picks below:

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All images taken by me, Rachel Christian, © 2011 – 2017

The Eisenhower Suite at Culzean (My Family History)

Family history and heritage is extremely important to me and I believe it’s crucial to preserve and pass on that knowledge for future generations. My father’s family, the Kennedy’s, are a famous Scottish family settled in Ayrshire dating back to the mid-1300s. The country family estate of Culzean Castle and Country Park was completed in 1792, then renovated and improved by Edinburgh architects Wardrop & Reid beginning in 1877. In 1945 the family passed the estate to the National Trust for Scotland and the top floor was converted into a flat for use by General Eisenhower who visited on four occasions, including once during his presidency. Today I want to show you one of my favorite parts of the estate. These photos are of the Eisenhower Suite rooms taken by me and my brother, Nathan.

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Southern Sweetheart in Scotland

Simple and sweet blush pink is my favorite Valentine’s Day look! Add a little lace and sparkle and you have the perfect, romantic ensemble. A subtle sweetheart neckline, sequin cardigan, billowy skirt, black flats and demure side pony tail create the vintage vibe of this 1950s inspired outfit.

Somehow my brother always knows just how to make me look good in a photo! I have him to thank for these shots! I wish I could take him on every vacation with me! All photos taken at Culzean Castle in Scotland.

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4 Years of German Christmas Markets

It’s taken me being back in the States a year and a half to write this because I miss Germany so much, and looking at these photos makes me want to cry! Christkindlemarkts are just one of many, many things I loved about living in Germany, but I spent all of last Christmas making new memories in Nashville, and I’m so thankful to have so many Holidays in so many countries, cities and States to look back on and enjoy 🙂

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It’s time to share though because I frequently mention Germany and Christmas markets and I want you to be able to experience it, even in some small part, the way I did! I took over 400 photos during those 4 years just at the Christmas markets but I paired it down to my absolute favorites that bring back the strongest memories, so bear with me if this post seems long! I hope you enjoy!

All of these photos were taken from 2011 – 2014 in Weiden or Nurnberg, Germany.

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All photos taken by me or my husband with our smart phone cameras. Any editing was done via VSCO app.

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Nashville Bloggers Shop Our Closet Fall Event

Shop Nashville Blogger's Closets THIS SUNDAY!

I’m excited to announce I’m teaming up with fellow style bloggers Alexis Teichmiller and Greta Holler to host a “Shop My Closet” event at Steadfast Coffee, 603 Taylor St. Nashville Tennessee, November 13th, from 1-4pm! If you ever wished you could score clothes from the  closets of the bloggers you follow on Instagram, this is your chance! Grab your girlfriends and browse clothes, shoes, bags and accessories while you sip coffee! See you there!

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