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16 Cocktails To Complete Your Weekend Cravings

Beam me up Scotty, I'm ready to be transported into all things weekend and that means finding a pretty cocktail to pair with this insanely gorgeous weather. From a tropical sweetie like this to a sassy margarita like this, here are...

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When Life Hands You Taxes, Wash Them Down with This Cocktail

You'll probably be drowning your sorrows or cheersing to a big return come Monday and either way this sip will come in handy. Crafted by H&H Weddings + Color Pop Events and photographed by Alexis June Weddings, it offers up a delicious blend of gin and citrus, perfect for closing out the most un-fun time...

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A Gelato Recipe That Will Have You Licking the Bowl Clean

I'm pretty sure this might be the most genius indulgence I've ever created. I'm not trying to pat myself on the back or anything, but when you marry two classics like gelato and popcorn (sea salt caramel from Ava's Popcorn to be exact)—magical things happen. The proof is in the pudding (er uh, gelato!). And you bet your bottom I'll be making another...

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Why You Should Never Drink a Regular Old Mimosa Again

I consider mimosas a brunch staple. But a simple champagne + orange juice combo will never be the same again now that I've caught wind of this dreamy concoction from Howerton+Wooten Events and Natarsha N. Wright Photography. The...

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Entertaining with Abby: DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches

When it comes time to feed a crowd, dessert is the way to their hearts. But we're not into average, ho hum desserts. Life's too short for that dears. Nope we're going fancy pants with these DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches. They're a wildly delicious mix of chocolate cookies and dulce de leche ice cream all wrapped up and ready to serve. Get the...

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Entertaining with Abby: BBQ Short Rib Pizza

This is the kind of pizza that grown-ups love, kids go crazy for and is 100% guaranteed to get devoured in about 10 seconds flat. A.K.A. it's a total recipe slam-dunk. And so easy. Meet the BBQ Short Rib Pizza with Potatoes and Smoked Gouda. Not only is it delicious and comfort food at its finest, but it is perfect for prepping ahead of time and popping in the oven when guests arrive.

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Our Current Cocktail Obsession: This Pretty Pink Sip

I am completely admitting to the fact that I judge cocktails and wine bottles by their looks. Do you have a fun, chic label? Wine, I'm yours! Are you a pretty pink sip? I'm all in! Luckily this Lemongrass and Grapefruit Sake Cocktail from the ladies of Beijos Events fits the above category to a T; making it pretty much a Springtime staple and most certainly...

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12 Steps To Mastering the Perfect Weekly Meal Plan

We've all had the days where 5pm rolls around and the question arises: "What are we going to eat for dinner tonight?" The fridge is empty and the belly rumbles set in, inducing further panic. And then you find yourself in the grocery store at 5:45pm, iPhone in hand searching for the perfect recipe. Say goodbye to those moments of stress and say hello to the ultimate meal planning guide that will make...

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The Secret to Making Gluten Free Cookies Out of this World

If gluten-free and sprinkles had a love child, this ricotta cookie would be it. And by the looks of them, they're delicious enough to pass for the real thing. A.K.A. even gluten connoisseurs will approve. Find the recipe from baker and gluten free maven Kait Hanson below and when in doubt, just know that...

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A Decadent Chocolate Cake to Add to Your Dessert Stockpile

Chocolate needs little introduction. It's delicious all on its own and when gussied up in decadent chocolate cake with raspberry sauce form... um, even better. This dessert spotted on Waiting On Martha from Kathryn McCrary and ...

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The Colorful ‘Ice’ Cocktail We Can’t Wait To Try for Easter

I have a little love affair with blood orange. From flavored bellinis to sparking sodas to sangria, it's a match made in heaven with cocktail varieties aplenty. But this one from Stir Bartending Co., might be my favorite yet. There's just something so fun about that big ol' ice cube and beefy rocks glass, and of course, you can't deny that gorgeous hue. The perfect...

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How To Make the Best Ever Cup of Coffee with a French Press

Oh, Mondays. It wouldn't be impossible to get through them without that almighty cup of coffee. My hubs and I have always loved our single-serve brewer, but we...

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Our Springtime Playbook: Essentials for the Ultimate Cheese Plate

We could blab on and on about the many virtues of cheese. So much so that we've devoted several posts to this beloved topic. (Proof: here, and here). Cheese boards are an...

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This Cocktail Proves Easter Candy and Champagne are a Killer Combo

Easter Candy + Champagne (and some other yummy accoutrements) = Speckled Egg Mimosas.  And that, my friends, is how you do candy as an adult. These pretty mimosas from The Effortless Chic are perfect for left overs from Easter baskets and pretty enough to take center stage for...

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4 Must-Try Herb Pairings for a Spring Cheese Board

I'm pretty confident in my cheese board-makin' skills. As in, I know the cheese lady (well) at my local Whole Foods. But to be honest? Creating the same old spread for gatherings is getting a little boring, so I'm switching it up this spring with a fun twist—the tastiest cheese and herb pairings to elevate your experience. Take a peek below at four mouth-watering combos! Mint + Feta Feta doesn't often...

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The Perfect Pink Smoothie To Kick Some Monday Booty

Say hello to ‘The Monday’ smoothie, my new best friend. I’ve been stepping up my smoothie game lately since I started incorporating my Raw Complexions, and this one is my newest fave creation. It took a few tries to perfect it but it’s pretty on point. I have my go-to green smoothies as well, but I think Monday calls for something prettier (yet...

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The Yummiest Way to Start Your Morning

Fresh homemade bread stuffed with nutella... surely that qualifies as heaven. The second I spotted this Braided Nutella Bread from Lark & Linen I could think of nothing else. It's the yummiest stuff all coming together in a simple 6 ingredient recipe. One that I have at the top of my to-do list for this Sunday. Now my only question is, can this...

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9 Wine Tasting Tips Every Hostess Should Know

The best party accessory in my opinion? A glass of vino in my hand. I love nothing more than a crisp glass of rose on a warm evening, a glass of bubbly with oysters and a spicy red with a hearty Italian dish in the middle of winter. And half of enjoying them is getting to know what you love. Plus, it's a great party trick if you love to entertain! Albariño, anyone? Learn the basics of wine tasting below!

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Our New Go-To Tropical Cocktail

A sunny tropical vacation sounds pretty perfect right about now. But the next best thing? This cocktail from Waiting on Martha. It's sunshine and lazy beach days all wrapped up in one very yummy sip. Meet the Bailey's Banana Colada Cocktail and get prepared to go wild for this tropical gem with a cool twist. From Mandy Kellogg Rye...While...

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Toast with this Earl Grey Tea Cocktail

I love Jacquelyn from Lark And Linen for so many reasons, but this little earl grey cocktail concoction she whipped up just made me adore her even more. Part healthy, part fabulous - I do believe I'll be adding this little number to my must-make cocktail list immediately. Cheers lovelies! From Jacquelyn... I’m admittedly a bit of a...

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