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What to sip on this Summer : Five Refreshing Libations

Whether you’re hosting a casual get together, an elaborate event or a fabulous wedding, it’s always fun to serve a signature cocktail. We’ve rounded up five easy recipes from a refreshing Paloma with grapefruit & tequila to a sparkling Blackberry & Thyme Champagne Cocktail. Come up with a fun name for your delicious drink (for weddings: The Blushing Bride, Wedding Bell-ini, The Bloody Marry Me) and create a stylish sign to place by the bar. Cheers!
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Memorial Day : The Ultimate Summer Menu

Memorial day is a time to remember the brave men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. For some, it also marks the beginning of Summer. Hosting an easy Backyard Summer BBQ is a delightful way to celebrate this 3 day weekend and enjoy the gorgeous weather with your close friends and family. Send this fun paperless post invitation to your pals via email (perfect for a last minute get together) then serve a few or all of these delicious dishes below. Most recipes can be made ahead of time so you (the hostess with the mostess) can relax and enjoy!
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Get Inspired : Stunning Table Settings

With so much time spent gathered around the dining table, it is essential to create a pleasant and festive atmosphere for your guests. It is also a fabulous opportunity for the couple to inject their own personalities into the décor. Choosing the perfect tablescape for your wedding or event can be a tough decision. Whether your look is rustic & chic or colorful & decadent, we are sharing a few stunning settings to help inspire you.
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A Day at The Races : How to Throw a Great Kentucky Derby Party

Next Saturday marks the 141st Annual Run of the Roses. Like most of us, if you can’t experience the thrill of the race at Churchill Downs, do the next best thing – Throw a Derby Party! Keep it casual and fun. Be sure to have the ladies sport a fabulous hat, the gents a colorful bow tie & keep everyones Mint Julep glasses full. Set your table with some equestrian-inspired decor and finger food. If the weather is nice, set up a game of croquet or corn hole in the backyard to enjoy after the race is over. Derby2


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Wedding Gift Ideas For Him & Her

A gift exchange between the Bride & Groom is an optional tradition, but one we adore. Give your true love something extra special the night before, day-of, or after the wedding festivities are over. Don’t feel the need to go overboard. Your bride/groom are sure to be just as overjoyed with a card or treasured photo album as they are with a piece of jewelry.
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Spring and Summer Party Dress Inspirations

Despite the snow, Spring has finally arrived and we couldn’t be happier! We are gathering inspiration from the 2015 Spring Collections and sharing our favorite runway looks for your upcoming Spring & Summer Soirées.
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Top Winter Wedding Trends for 2015:

Top Winter Wedding Trends for 2015:

1. Bold Invitations – Brides and Grooms are opting-out of the more traditional look of the ivory or cream invitation and opting-in to bolder hues that express the couple’s personality, and the season. Think metallics such as gold, bronze or copper; earthy hues of green, chocolate brown and wine-red; and deep shades of purple. Don’t want to stray from the traditional invite, but like the idea of adding some personality to your invitation? Think about incorporating a bold envelope liner.
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