food + drinks

love-napkins Fresh Ideas for Your Wedding Cocktails

No offense to your vows or the delicious cake, but cocktails are pretty much every guest’s best friend.  So make your cocktails even prettier with these fun bar accessories. Bar Decorations Decorate your cocktail area with punny beer coasters and wine signs to help guests differentiate between the pinot and... Read More

01-collage Fun Groom’s Cakes

  Often groom’s cakes are more about the flavor than the decoration. It’s a chance to throw in a chocolate cake (or whatever is the groom’s favorite) alongside a traditional... Read More

03-collage Preppy Wedding Cakes

Do you want your wedding to feel like a lawn party? Break out the croquet set and the preppy wedding cakes. Utilizing stereotypically preppy patterns like argyle and madras plaid... Read More

01-collage Citrus Cocktails

  This weekend I’ve decided to ignore the weather outside and make some cool, citrusy cocktails (of course, I might have to enjoy them by the fire) as I look... Read More

05-collage Painted Wedding Cakes

I’m crazy about this new trend of painted wedding cakes.  It opens up the door to so many different cake decor options. Whether you go soft and demure with sweet... Read More

01-collage Perfectly Pink Treats!

  “Pretty in Pink” isn’t just a movie, it’s also a life truism. Things just look pretty darn lovely when covered in pink, especially pink frosting!  Whether you need to... Read More

indoor picnic copy Ideas for a Romantic Dinner

Need an idea for a romantic dinner in?  Here are 5 fun dinner dates! Indoor Picnic  Unless you live in a place that is gorgeous and sunny year-round (we’re glaring... Read More

01-collage How to Make Your Own Shrubs

Two things happened when someone explained shrubs to me: I couldn’t get “Scrub” by TLC out of my head for the rest of the day, and I immediately wanted to... Read More

red wine copy What to Pair with a Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the biggest and richest red wines, cabernet sauvignon is a bold wine that pairs well with bold foods. Here are a few pairing suggestions: Appetizers:  Charcuterie plates (especially... Read More

bake or break copy Brownie Desserts

Are you a bride that wants to DIY her dessert table? Or a bridesmaid that is hosting her first bridal shower? I am telling you right now, brownies are your... Read More

applethyme copy Martini Cocktails

There are certain cocktails that are just more party-appropriate than others. As a scotch drinker, I know that perhaps my drink of choice is a bit too “moody” for a... Read More

washi tape copy Black and White Cupcakes

A black and white wedding sounds so perfect when you are planning. Easy even. LBDs for the bridesmaids, all-white bouquets, it’s simple.  But then you get to the cake.  And... Read More

01-collage Fruity Cakes for Bridal Showers

I was standing in line at the coffee shop the other day and the woman ahead of me was looking at the bakery’s selection of small cakes. “No chocolate, ”... Read More