guests sitting at family style table in front of large window Top 5 Real Weddings of 2014

This post is my absolute favorite of the year because what’s more fun than celebrating gorgeous real weddings?!  These top 5 real weddings from 2014 run the gamut when it comes to style and theme, from playful fusion to woodsy... Read More

traditional Cuban sandwich with ham and pickles mywedding Recipe of the Week: Cuban Sandwiches

A delicious sandwich to serve on a cold day! Thanks to allrecipes for sharing. Ingredients: 4 sandwich rolls 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup prepared mustard 1 pound thinly sliced cooked ham 1 pound thinly sliced fully cooked pork 1 pound... 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

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

home fries for brunch mywedding Recipe of the Week: Herbie’s Home Fries

Serve these home fries with eggs and bacon for a delish brunch! Thanks to allrecipes for sharing. Ingredients: 4 large Yukon Gold potatoes 6 tablespoons butter 1 large sweet onion, diced 1 medium green bell pepper, diced 1 clove garlic,... Read More

featured Preppy Bridesmaid Dresses

  Whether your preppy wedding was born of a love of East Coast sophistication, or your teenage obsession with Heathers, they are known for their classic style.  Take a note from some of these chic, simple, bridesmaid dresses to find... Read More

mr and mrs embroidery hoop signs Homespun Goes Modern: Crafty Wedding Details

Crafty details are probably some of the most charming components of your wedding’s decor.  And if you are having a shabby chic or vintage wedding, DIY-inspired touches are a no-brainer. But these days, crafting is starting to go modern, too.... Read More

easy appetizer with meats, cheese, and olives mywedding Recipe of the Week: Antipasto on a Stick

Need a make-ahead recipe for a bridal shower? This easy appetizer will be a crowd-pleaser. Thanks to allrecipes for sharing! Ingredients: 8 slices salami, rolled 8 (1/2 inch) cubes mozzarella cheese 8 pitted black olives 4 grape tomatoes, halved 4... Read More

DIY fall flower bouquet DIY Wedding Flower Ideas

Wedding flowers can be really expensive. Now, if you can, you should totally hire a florist for the majority of your flowers. You are going to be really busy in the days leading up to your wedding, and the last... Read More

aqua painted pencils Paint-Dipped Wedding Details

The latest crafty trend invading weddings?  Paint-dipped details. From decor to favors, these partially painted creations are the perfect infusion of modern style into your event.  Above, hand out pencils dipped in aqua paint as favors at your schoolhouse-themed wedding. ... Read More