engaged couple making heart with hands Winter Skin Care Tips

Newly engaged? Everyone is going to want to see the ring and admire its sparkle!  But are your hands less than ready for a close-up?  Cold, wintry weather means dry skin. We’ve gathered a few simple tips to keep your... Read More

round and light aquamarine engagement ring with band of diamonds 10 Popular Engagement Rings by Gemstone

Does it ever feel like it was easier finding Prince Charming than selecting the perfect engagement ring?  When it comes to a piece of “forever” jewelry, there can be more pressure than there needs to be. Ultimately, pick a ring... Read More

featured Sparkle for Christmas

Why not give your bride her wedding day accessories a little early, all wrapped up with a pretty bow under your Christmas tree?  Blue Nile has some stunning earrings just begging for a walk down the aisle. She already needs... Read More

couple standing in snow in red and black Winter Date Night Ideas

The holiday season is one of the most magical and romantic times of year.  And yet, we are often so busy we forget to really enjoy it with our sweethearts.  Here are 5 fun date ideas for December! Christmas Shopping... Read More

featured 10 DIY Holiday Projects

Somewhere between inhaling gingerbread men and binge-watching Christmas classics comes the sudden need to create.  Granted, real crafters have been laboring over projects since July. But for those of us who like our DIY simple, pretty, and fun, these 10... Read More

red flowers in aqua vases with metallic finish 3 Red Wedding Color Palettes

Red is the ultimate color for bold and vibrant weddings. Representing passion, love, and intensity, it’s also a color perfectly suited for such a romantic event.  However, as with any hue, red can create different moods when placed with other... Read More

Greek salad with cucumbers, olives and onions mywedding Recipe of the Week: Healthy Greek Salad

After the decadent feast, enjoy something light and healthy! Thank you to allrecipes for sharing. Ingredients: 3 large ripe tomatoes, chopped 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1 small red onion, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 4 teaspoons lemon juice 1... Read More

wedding cake with pink, silver, gold stripes Gorgeous Wedding Cakes

Is it too soon after the pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, hot toddy free-for-all to drool over some wedding cakes?  We don’t think so.  These buttercream and fondant stunners are everything a guest will ooh and ahh over, proclaiming your wedding... Read More

featured-gratitude Gratitude and Thanksgiving Quotes

Here’s a collection of 20 quotes about gratitude and thankfulness to share during your celebration! “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F.... Read More

candied fruit potpourri in large white bowl Holiday Favors for Winter Weddings

If your wedding date falls squarely during the holiday season, embrace the spirit and give favors that reflect your favorite wintry details. Whether you want something that represents a specific holiday, or just the fun of a cold-weather season, we’ve... Read More