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Hosting Thanksgiving? Don’t Forget To Do These 12 Things.

Friends, we're on the 48 hour countdown to Thanksgiving. Feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the planning and prep? Or maybe you're that super organized person who had it all figured out a month ago? Either way, it's a good idea to run through this little list of do's and don'ts to make sure you've got everything in order. Then, it's time to open that bottle of vino and treat yo'self darlings, happy feasting!

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Peek Inside the Most Fashionable Office We’ve Ever Laid Eyes On

A smart designer perfectly coined the combining of dream closets and stylish office spaces a Cloffice. It's the newest trend popping up and it's all sorts of amazing. What could be more inspiring than a rainbow shoe wall or a lineup of your favorite bags? Christine Andrew of...

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Courthouse Elopement Inspiration Packed With Color

Styled elopements are one trend I hope never, ever leaves the wedding scene. It's an opportunity to whisk away with the one you love, without sacrificing even an ounce of pretty found in a traditional wedding. *Enter* this inspiration shoot from A-list vendors like Bluebird Productions, Bare Root Flora...

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The Most Important Secret to a Successful Thanksgiving

The table is set, the turkey is primed for perfection. The flatware is polished and you even pulled out the fancy towels for the bathroom. You've planned everything to a T and nothing could go wrong. WRONG. Take it from me, the best food on the planet can't save a party dying from lackluster conversation and a well planned ambiance. So, before you answer that front door, read up on how you can take care to nail the food AND the fun. #winningthanksgiving More Thanksgiving...

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Modern Mountain Wedding Set at a Distillery

With a ceremony set in the Utah mountains followed by a reception in a chic new distillery, it's safe to say Traci and Michael's wedding day was not your average "I do." Instead, it's a celebration designed one part modern and one part vintage as an ode to Traci's love of heirloom treasures - including her mom's lace veil. More from D'Arcy Benincosa Photography waiting...

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Find Your Perfect Hair Hue with Clairol

We've partnered with Clairol to create this post! Enjoy! The holiday season is the perfect time to experiment with a fresh and festive new hair color. We partnered with Clairol Nice ‘N Easy to reveal the best transition hue for your unique hair color, whether you’re a ravishing, raven-haired beauty looking for a...

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4 Easy Steps to Hosting Your First Thanksgiving Together

We're big fans of any get-together that includes yummy food, tasty bubbly and a whole lot of friends and family. Especially Thanksgiving. So today we're teaming up with our friends at Macy's Registry to bring you a list of...

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For Better or Worse, Your Wedding Guests Will Remember These Details

Are you in the midst of planning the biggest party of your life? Then allow us to introduce you to Ashley of The Graceful Host. Because thanks to this lovely lady we're about to make all of your planning problems disappear. For not only is this Southern sweetheart giving us an inside scoop on the planning process, but she's also giving you a rundown on what your guests are sure to remember about your big day below! The Dress  Your guests will...

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5 Steps to a Gorgeous Thanksgiving Tablescape

I promise every time I look at a beautifully set table, I am in complete and utter awe. It's an art really, but one that is way more obtainable than you might imagine. Most of you have a tablescape to address this coming Thursday and the ladies behind Love & Honey + Style Souffle are breaking down the 5 tricks to making your...

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20 Baby Names Inspired by Favorite Childhood Classics

A few nights ago, my husband came home with a bundle of baby books for our little boy on the way and nearly melted me into a puddle. Daddy-to-be is doing some nesting of his own and it's super cute. And since we're still deciding on the perfect name, what better place to look to for inspiration than some of our favorite childhood classics? Are you on the name hunt too? See some tale-inspired picks below! Make...

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Plan a Gilmore Girls-Inspired Bachelorette Weekend!

With T minus four days until the highly anticipated Gilmore Girls revival (!!!) we're happily diving into a bachelorette weekend inspired by Lorelai and Rory themselves. Complete with good food, good coffee and loads of Stars Hollow-style charm, this is a weekend planned by Locklane Weddings & Events and photographed by Erin Lee Allender that any Gilmore Girl would love. 1. Channel...

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The Ultimate Recipe Roundup for a Delicious Thanksgiving Feast

That big feast is coming and if you're on the hunt for any last minute all-star recipes, let this best of list be your guide. We've rounded up every app, bird, sip and pie to grace these pages and they are tried and true faves. A.K.A. the goodies deserving of a second, third and fourth helping. They make...

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4 Reasons Why Vintage + Antique Engagement Ring are the Best

Finding the right engagement ring is a tricky business. Especially if you want something that is unique, timeless AND eco-friendly. Enter Victor Barboné Jewelry + a stunning lineup of antique and vintage engagement rings that check every. last. item. on your "wants" list. Need even more proof? Here's a fab list of reasons vintage + antique engagement rings...

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10 Real Brides Who Channeled Their Inner Princess

If you're looking for fairytale vibes on your big day, count these 10 real SMP brides as your new source of inspiration. They each pulled off a princess-style look and proved storybook weddings can totally happen in real life. We're talking castles, crowns, gowns, and everything in between - join us! P.S. ...

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5 Steps to Mastering Black Friday

While some of us are getting ready to host Thanksgiving feasts, others of us are crafting our plan of attack for Black Friday—a day that needs just as much planning. From getting your holiday shopping lists written out to mapping out stores you want to hit up and of course, squeezing in a pit stop for a pumpkin spice latte, here are 5 steps to help...

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10 Registry Items Worth the $$$

Spoons and shakers may be no big deal but pots, pans and many other registry items get pricey pretty quickly. And if you're like us, you're familiar with that feeling of guilt adding those essentials (?) to your wedding registry. But enough with that. We're diving in and discovering the goods that are really worth the high price tag. If you'll use it every day and/or have for the...

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A classic Fall Recipe that Should Be in Everyone’s Baking Arsenal

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert...I am convinced this pumpkin bread recipe works for all such eating situations. Torrey Fox of Tiny Kitchen is sharing this classic of all classics and it's one that should most certainly be in your baking arsenal. It pairs beautifully with a little butter and coffee. Trust. Psst...find more delicious dessert ideas right this way. From Torrey Fox of...

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#SMPWedding101 – Planning a Destination Elopement

Destination elopements are the ultimate in intimacy and romance but just because you don't have a crowd doesn't mean it can't be a bit tricky to arrange! It still takes plenty of planning but where to begin? We have Santorini Glam Weddings here, who knows a thing or two about planning special days, giving guidance on ensuring your private party is everything you dreamed of and more! Choose the Right Location Elopements usually go hand...

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You’d Never Guess This Indoor Wedding Was Their Backup Rain Plan

For those that feel a little rain will ruin your big day, allow us to showcase the prettiest villa wedding that just so happened to be a backup plan. For it was a flawless 'Plan B' that quickly had this couple covered, meaning the ceremony moved indoors (which turned out totally romantic) and they forwent alfresco for covered candlelight. It's incredibly beautiful and truly convincing that love can brave any storm and we've got it all captured by...

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A Barefoot Beach Engagement Session

I'm a big believer that engagement sessions should be kept sweet, simple and above all, let the love of a couple shine through EVERY image. And of course, no one captures that very sentiment quite like Jose Villa. He ventured to California's San Simeon coast and let these two lovies steal the show. Scroll below and...

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