slice of strawberry shortcake with whipped cream mywedding Recipe of the Week: Strawberry Shortcake

This strawberry shortcake recipe is the perfect way to end summer. Thanks to allrecipes for sharing! Ingredients: 3 pints fresh strawberries 1/2 cup white sugar 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons white sugar 1/4 teaspoon... 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 festive affair.  Same goes for the opposite end of the... 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, ” she said, “my friend doesn’t like it.”  My first thought,... 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 way, here are some suggestions on what to pair with... Read More

minted botanical copy Paper Goods Round-Up: Vintage Wedding Invitations

What makes a wedding invitation vintage? Here are a few gorgeous examples I found online, but generally speaking, these invites have an antique, romantic, feminine vibe. I’ve also noticed that a vintage invite will include at least one of the... Read More

eat love drink Cool Cocktails

Savor these last few days of summer with an icy, refreshing cocktail. From fruity concoctions with raspberries and oranges to more savory choices with basil, all of these will keep your party guests happy. Find the recipes linked below.  ... Read More

carosello Delicious Alcohol-Free Drinks

Maybe your venue doesn’t allow alcohol or maybe you just roll booze-free. But either way, we’ve got you covered with some absolutely delicious mocktail recipes. The Peach Queen (above) is a tasty concoction of orange juice, ginger ale, and peaches.... Read More

honey lime fruit salad served in a red dish mywedding Recipe of the Week: Honey Lime Fruit Salad

Here is a super quick and very easy salad to bring to summer gatherings! Thanks to AllRecipes for sharing!   Ingredients: 2 large bananas, sliced 1 (16 ounce) package fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced 1/2 pound fresh blueberries 2 tablespoons... Read More

candy-apple Green Bride Guide: Delicious Favor Ideas

Give your guests something delicious to remember your special day by with these adorable and edible parting gifts. Apple Caramels- Savor your vows with a delicious fall treat. The Caramel Apple flavor combines the best of both worlds with a... Read More

3eggs9 Etsy Feature: Cool Invitations by 3 Eggs Design

3 Eggs Design is brilliant in that they have an invitation for everyone, no matter how quirky or traditional! For the couple that may or may not have attended Comicon, how perfect is this inspired invitation? For those who are... Read More

untitled-1 Friday Chocolate Break!

Can we keep it real? It is Friday and all I want is a salted chocolate-covered caramel. I noticed that Fran’s now sells wedding favors, and you should totally check them out. But really, get something for you. Really. It... Read More

smores Green Bride Guide: Sweet Sustainable Summer

Setting the Scene Take advantage of the warm weather and get married outside at a local beach, lake, vineyard, or garden! Nature’s stunning backdrop will create an ambience that sets the perfect scene for summer nuptials. This also cuts down... Read More