food + drinks

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

chardonnay What to Pair With Chardonnay

Chardonnays can vary so much that often they can be difficult to pair. Here are our recommendations for a medium-bodied, not-too-much-oak-please chardonnay. Appetizers:  Corn or risotto cakes, plantain empanadas, and... Read More

wine 3 What to Pair With Pinot Noir

Maybe you are trying to nail down your wedding menu, or maybe you’ve just had a rough week and you need to sit down with a bottle of red. Either... Read More

super salad copy Healthy and Delicious Salads

Salads are a great way to feel better after a whole lot of junk food this holiday season. These kicks of green veggies and protein will have you feeling energetic... Read More

01-collage Elegant Fondant Wedding Cakes

Nothing divides brides quite as much as the fondant vs. buttercream debate! Some prefer the soft texture and yummy taste of buttercream’s finest. While others appreciate the structure and beauty... Read More

sweet fix copy Wedding Cake Trend: Metallic Cakes

Especially during this time of year, we can’t get enough of silver and golden glow! These magnificent cakes all look like something King Midas would absolutely approve of. From stripes... Read More