All posts of Jamie Phillips

5 Things to Know for Your Wedding Day

Confession time: I completely underestimated the amount of time, energy, money and emotion it would take to plan my wedding. As someone who plans events for work, I thought I would be a natural at wedding planning. I thought it would be one scratch off of the to-do list after another until one day I […]

Where’s Home?

Home. There’s no place like it. A place to relax, recharge and restore your body and soul at the end of a long day. A place to keep the items you hold sacred. A concept so embedded in Western culture that one of the first questions we usually ask someone is, “Where are you from?” […]

What Does Home Mean to You?

Local women and children share their concepts of home. I am fortunate enough to have not one, not two, but three homes! Yes, you read that right. While not all of these are actual houses, they are places where I have grown up, built my own identity or have a connection to. Dubai will always […]

Take a Walk

With Show Me Center marketing director Abbie Lady At flourish, we create conversations that bring people together. Conversations that teach us things about other women. Conversations that give us insight into what drives them to get up and do what they do. In this issue of flourish, we chat with woman-on-the-move Abbie Lady, the current […]

The Written and Unwritten Rules of Etiquette

You classy, confident woman, you. “Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.” — Emily Post The grand old dame of etiquette Emily Post wrote the words above long before local etiquette expert Sarah Bohl was learning about the […]

Getting Shady

From avocado green to Tuscan red: how color impacts your everyday life Calypso, peppercorn, geranium — names of all the beautiful colors you remember using on your art project that your mom proudly hung on the refrigerator for days, until slipping it into the trash can when you weren’t looking, right? Yeah, probably not. Things […]

Bras, Breasts and How They Fit Together

IN CASE YOU EVER WONDERED. They nourish, they jiggle, they hang low and high, and we are thankful when we find out they’re healthy — these are breasts we’re talking about, and they come in all shapes and sizes. This can make shopping for bras a nightmare. From buying the wrong size to not knowing […]