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A Cozy & Creative Apple Pie Workshop + A Recipe!

With the holiday season upon us, people have pie on the brain. I have pie on the brain ALL the time. So naturally, I held a pie workshop for a bunch of creative folks in Denver, CO! We focused on the steps it takes to make a great and gorgeous pie. From the crust to the assembly to the final touches, it's an art! [iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/110635895 600 338] We met up at one of my favorite warehouse-like venues, 3126 Larimer. It's so open and spacious, and felt like the...

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Twist on the Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing

Since Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the trend of "friendsgiving" is still going strong, we wanted to share this super duper easy stuffing recipe that anyone can make! I always stress about bringing something to a dinner party...especially Thanksgiving. I want it to taste good, look good and be memorable. This is a dish that will take no longer than 20 minutes from start to finish and adds a little kick to the regular...

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Bruleed Grapefruit & Gin Fizz

In preparation for the many celebrations this time of year naturally brings I've been trying to step outside my comfort zone and create new cocktail combinations. Case in point; my Bruleed Grapefruit & Gin Fizz. By combining the sugary-caramelization from bruleeing with the natural tartness of grapefruit and topping it all off with a dash of lime and a sprig of thyme you'll be toasting this season with the most perfect of sips. Cheers!

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Classic Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast burritos are a fast and easy meal that are fun and ensure that we all get a good dose of protein in the morning. Add the flexibility of using up some of my leftovers and skipping on the not-so-good for you drive-through version and I'm sold. For more recipes, head on over to Audrey’s!

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Orange Carrot Cupcakes

With Easter right around the corner, carrot cake recipes are popping up everywhere. This recipe is an easy version of the classic, in cupcake form. Light, moist, filled with a spiced carrot flavor and topped with the perfect orange zest buttercream- these delightful cupcakes are the perfect way to end your holiday! For more, head on over to Grandbaby Cakes.

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Deviled Eggs, Two Ways

It's almost Easter and you've decorated a bunch of eggs. Now what will you do with all those hard boiled beauties? Try making deviled eggs, but think beyond the typical mayo filling. Maybe you like cilantro, or add tomato paste and a dash of paprika, some black olives or even a little caviar - be creative! I'm sharing two different options with you today - for more recipes, head on over to Audrey's! CURRIED DEVILED EGGS 2 hard...

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Pink Ombré Cake with Strawberry Mascarpone Frosting

February calls for pink Valentine goodness. A simple vanilla cake turns a little fancy with ombré layers and a delicious strawberry mascarpone frosting. I also added to the cuteness by baking this cake in 6 inch pans and adding tiny nonpareil to the top of the cake. Baking this in six inch panes allows for 3 layers of pink goodness. For more recipes, head on over to Audrey’s! *NOTE: And if you don't want to bother making the cake...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Mobile

Love is in the air this month and what's more fun than surprising your special someone with something you made with your own two hands? This DIY dip-dyed Valentine's Day mobile right here is a true labor of love. We're so obsessed that we now want to decorate every inch of our studio just like this! And check out more of our work right here! xo, The Petal Gals February...

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5 Style Trends For 2014

With a new year comes a new wardrobe but before you go on a tossing spree through your closet, let's take a quick look at a few trends worth carrying over into 2014. Here are five trends that will take you all the way through 2014. For more fashion inspiration, head on over to my blog, Damsel in Dior! #1: Boyfriend Jeans: Not that boyfriend jeans will ever go out of...

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How to Rock Winter Whites from Sarah Yates

I've never been one to abide by the No White After Labor Day rule, wearing white in winter is just too good!  So today I'm happy to share a couple of ways I've been wearing my white denim this year- with neutrals, graphic patterns and bright red lips.  I'm pretty sure with a combination like that there's just no going wrong, no matter the season!  xx- Sarah Outfit One:  White Jeans: AG Adriano Goldschmied (...

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A Simple French Twist

Up-dos don’t have to be intimidating. This is a simple look that you can wear with an evening gown or even just a sweater and jeans. Give it a try for your next holiday party and feel instantly regal, maybe even royal. In just 5 simple steps, this messy french twist can be yours! XO, Anna Teasing comb Bobby pins Medium hold hairspray like Garnier...

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Gift Guide: For the Crafter

I don't know about you, but when things are glittery and gold, they allure you to come and get crafty. I'm fairly confident that we all have that one crafty friend in our lives, and I'm certain this gift guide will help you cross him or her off your list. Here is a round up of some of my, personal, favorite crafty things to play with. XOXO - Anna of...

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Hot Cocoa Party

On a chilly December day I gathered some of my best gal pals (In Honor of Design, Hunted Interior and Wonderfully Lost) and their kiddos to make a trek to Bottoms' Tree Farm for an afternoon of trees and treats. Upon our arrival, the scent of pine filled our car and the farm's gorgeous red barn...

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4 Fun Holiday Dresses

It's time to not only deck the halls but deck yourself out in all things shimmering and bright! The holiday season is my absolute favorite time for playing dress up because you can really push the envelope with statement skirts, necklaces and frocks. Here are a few favorite pieces that I'm currently coveting this holiday season! For more fashion inspiration, head on over to my blog...

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DIY Floral Hair Comb

'Tis the season for dressing up for those holiday parties! However, when it comes time to tackle my hair, I tend to be rather boring. You can usually find me rocking it down and straight, but not this year. I've been inspired to liven my locks with this DIY lush floral hair comb. And if you're in the mood to do the same, I've broken down the process just for you (it's easy, I swear!) A hair comb Clippers...

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Gift Guide: For the Chef

Hi lovelies!  Lindsay here from Fleur de Sel, stopping by to share my gift guide for the chef in your family or circle of friends.  Whether that chef is the next Julia Child or an aspiring newbie, these gifts are bound to get their creative, culinary juices flowing!  With fun, experimental gifts for the experienced chef that has all the latest...

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Gift Guide: For the Party Animal

There is not a more fun person to buy for than the party animal in your life.  You know...the person whose always on the list, the life of the party, the one that if they're not in attendance your soiree would somehow just not be the same.  And from an ever-so chic bar cart to the perfect way to conceal your booze I've got everything covered when it comes to gifting the most spirited of them all this Holiday...

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Gift Guide: For the Hostess

Deciding what to give the hostess on your list? Here are a few ideas that might just make the perfect gift! From cocktail mixing to appetizer serving, you can’t go wrong with any of these domesticated goodies. Shopping for a hostess can be as simple as wrapping up a nice bottle of wine or as elaborate as splurging on a gorgeous rose quarts serving tray. Either way she will thank you whole-heartedly for your...

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Inexpensive Holiday Party-Wear

Let's face it, the holidays can be downright EXPENSIVE!  With presents to buy, a home to fill with holiday cheer, food to stock up on, hostess gifts to purchase and parties to dress for, one can easily find herself with a smoking credit card and an empty bank account come New Year.  So today I thought I'd do some bargain hunting just for the season and I've put together a holiday party outfit that hits the...

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Shopping with Waiting On Martha + A GIVEAWAY + A DISCOUNT!

It seems as if we're just filled with exciting news these days. First, our mini collab with West Elm (still sitting on pins & needles to unveil those bad boys!) and now our dear Abby Larson has signed on to be the December Guest Curator over at...

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