HGTV hostess Adrian Leeds with professional photographer daughter Erica Simone

A Dallas “howdy” to HGTV hostess Adrian Leeds with professional photographer daughter Erica Simone

For me, this picture summed up the party.  A gorgeous family home as backdrop for a sumptuous evening with HGTV hostess Adrian Leeds and 83 of CandysDirt.com’s best friends.  The family friendliness of this chateau-inspired home was emphasized by Leeds and her daughter, and of course builders Sam and Debbie Elchami.

Given all the recent, and seemingly returning rain, last Thursday was a blip of cooperative weather. I know everything that was supposed to be green certainly was.

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