A Bachelorette Bracket

I am completely obsessed with The Bachelor/Bachelorette. I know the show is ridiculous, but it’s too addicting. (So make fun of me all you want…”I don’t care! I love it!”) For years, I have gotten together with family and friends on Monday nights to have mini Bachelorette watching parties. And we always talk about who we think will make it to the end and who we think will be voted off each night. I thought it would be so fun to turn that discussion into a bit of a competition…and so I created a Bachelorette Bracket!!

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Here’s how it works. First, get a group of people together or at least one other person who would like to participate with you. Then, print off brackets for each person participating. Each person must fill out each space with the names of the men you think will make it to the next show. You have to fill the bracket completely out…all the way to “winner”…before tonight’s show starts! Then, watch the show each week to see if how many you guessed correctly. And once the show is over…tally up your points:

TOP 13:          1 point per guy you get correct

TOP 11:          2 points per guy you get correct

TOP 9:            3 points per guy you get correct

TOP 6:            4 points per guy you get correct

HOMETOWN: 5 points per guy you get correct

TOP 3:            6 points per guy you get correct

FINALE:          8 points per guy you get correct

WINNER:        10 points if you chose the correct guy!

Whoever has the most points between you and the rest of your group at the end of the show wins! And to make things even more exciting you can even have a prize involved for the winner!

I’m filling out my bracket right now. And I cannot wait for tonight’s show!

Can I Join in on All the Fun??

My sisters started blogs.

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I was sitting at home reading their blogs.


They were bopping around LA spending time together, snapping photos and writing about their fun adventures!


I was starting to feel a little left out!!

So what’s a sister to do??

BUTT IN… Naturally!

So began the brainstorming and we founded the Milly & Grace Girls Blog!!

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The name Milly & Grace came about 4 years ago when I opened a clothing & home décor boutique on Nantucket.  I named the store after our Grandmothers: Milly & Grace (see the About page).

Really, my family is as much a part of the Milly & Grace brand as I am.  The store wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for them.  My mom helps with buying & merchandising, Allison worked at the store the first summer and makes all the music playlists, Caroline has worked/ been the boss every summer since it opened and my dad has offered countless hours of business advice.  It truly has become a family affair.

Since Allison and Caroline are also the granddaughters of Milly & Grace it worked out to be the perfect name!

So thank you to my adorable little sisters for including their big sister so she doesn’t feel left out!


Let the blogging begin!  I hope I can keep up with them!

The Milly & Grace Girls Blog Is Finally Here!

Remember when Emily posted this picture a couple months ago and hinted that a project was in the works??

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Well, the day has finally come to share our big news…we are officially launching THE MILLY & GRACE GIRLS BLOG!

We have decided to join Caroline’s blog “It All Ties Together” and Allison’s blog “Through Struggles to the Stars” AND add one new writer, our sister, Emily!

Our amazingly talented (and very patient) cousin, Shannon, designed our new blog! We are so thankful and grateful for all the work she has put into all of our ventures.  We love you Shan!

We have loaded all of Caroline’s and Allie’s previous posts onto this new blog so now you only have to look in one place.

And now from the famous words of our soul sisters, the Pointer Sisters…sing it with us now…

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“I’m so excited!”

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“I just can’t hide it!”

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“I’m about to lose control…”

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“And I think I like it!”

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Welcome to our new blog! We have had so much fun putting it together and we hope you enjoy hanging out with us!


Emily, Allison, and Caroline