Filed under Bachelorette Parties, Bridal Showers, Food and Drink, Stuff We Love
It’s the holidays again, when I’ll be getting the turkey platter and punch bowl out of storage for the pending hostessing of family and friends. The other thing I usually find myself doing is surfing the net for some cool new recipes (how many times can I subject my relatives to the same string bean casserole?). I’m so happy to have found MyRecipes.com, a user-friendly place for user-friendly recipes—as well as fun entertainment advice. With over 40,000 recipes from the nation’s popular magazines—Sunset, Real Simple and Coastal Living, to name a few of my favorites—this compendium puts easy-gourmet at your fingertips.
From engagement to post-wedding brunch, you’ll be doing your fair share of entertaining, too, and you’ll find that MyRecipes.com will come in handy. Check out these 2 articles we’ve posted for ideas on hosting your Wedding Shower and Bachelorette Parties with good drinks and good eats.
And after the last thank-you card is written, I bet you’ll still find yourself clicking on this useful link, looking for ways to “cook to impress” when you have your in-laws over for dinner!
Filed under DIY Wedding Ideas, Invitations, Off Beat, Stuff We Love, Trend Watch, Wedding Ideas
There’s something so playful and unexpected about this stationary line by Night Owl Papergoods (made in Birmingham, Owlabama, no less!)
I just love how they etch modern shapes or folksy flowers on a thin piece of wood for an earthy, natural quality that never feels the least bit hippie or granola-y.
Do-It-Yourself brides will love their blank wood line, which gives them the freedom to stamp or draw their own designs. And eco-conscious couples will appreciate that the wood used is from sustainably harvested birch, and the paper envelopes are 100% post-consumer recycled. Just gorgeous!
Filed under Accessories, Fashion, Stuff We Love
I was never a flower girl, but I know I would have been fantastic at it. Dressing like a princess for a day and throwing stuff in public? What more could a little girl want?
I admit it was fun bringing out the little girl in me again when choosing the flower girl dress and accessories for my wedding. Here’s my favorite flower girl ensemble of the moment (and don’t forget to include a coloring book to keep her occupied during the reception!):
Molly Jr. Children’s Shoes by Touch-Ups, $28.99