{Recipes} Mini Burgers

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The "mini" food craze is here to stay! From sliders and french fry "shooters" to mini tomato soup and grilled cheese bites, these smaller fares are perfect for cocktail hour, wedding receptions, tapas parties, and more. Simply turn your favorite dishes into smaller versions for crowd-pleasing hors d'oeuvres! Try this slider recipe with chipotle mayo, but be aware - you'll want to have plenty … { read more }

Top 6 Spring Cocktail Recipes

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Spring is HERE! Time for backyard dinner parties, barbecues, and outdoor cocktails. We've rounded up 5 fresh + delicious Spring Cocktails perfect for your get-together. Try them out and let us know which one is your favorite! 1. Tropical Blue Margarita 1 1/2 oz  Tequila 1 o zBlue Curacao liqueur 1 oz lime juice coarse salt Rub rim of cocktail glass with lime juice. Dip rim in coarse salt. … { read more }

7 April Fool’s Day Treats & Recipes

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Play some tricks on friends or family this April Fool's Day (FRIDAY) with these 7 sneaky little recipes! From mashed potato cones to pizza cake, your taste buds will be in for a some surprises! Save these for fun party recipes too! Guests love a good surprise! Here are the recipes + info for the pictures above! Plus, check below to learn how to share your own tricky recipes + April Fool's Day … { read more }

Orange & Pink Cottonfield Wedding

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Bright + Colorful Arizona Wedding There is something so festive + flirty about pink and orange, and we LOVE how this bride incorporated the bright hues into her wedding held in a 1930s manor house next to a cotton field in Arizona. How neat! The bride chose roses and gerber daises along with colorful paper lanterns to set the whimsical yet romantic mood. TREND ALERT - We have seen parasols … { read more }

Planning The Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses

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Planning the Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses I promised myself I’d never be that bride that made her girls walk down the aisle in something unsightly….think layers of taffeta, oodles of crinoline and bows where bows are just NOT meant to be. So when choosing the dresses for my bridesmaids I had a few goals in mind: You WILL be able to wear it again, you WON’T have to re-mortgage your house to pay … { read more }

Green Outdoor Dinner Party + Stuffed Artichoke Recipe

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Green Outdoor Dinner Party No real surprise I love GREEN! I also happen to have a huge design crush on the quatrefoil shape seen above so when I discovered this fun fabric months ago - I snagged it up for a party design! Hosting dinner parties is one of my favorite ways to celebrate so I designed a green outdoor dinner party with this fabric and touches of Easter/Spring decor. Hope you love it … { read more }

Black, White, & Green Texas Wedding Showcase

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Elegant Texas Wedding This Texas wedding is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!   Thank you to Aves Photographic Design for sharing this wedding with us and for introducing us to an incredibly amazing couple Lauren & Chris! Lauren and Chris got married in the summer in Lauren's hometown, Colleyville, Texas.   Lauren comes from an incredibly close family, so it was important to her that she was able to … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: The First Gift!

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The First Gift! Just needed to veer off the ‘planning’ track a bit this week to share the story of excitement that was the receipt of the first gift off of our registry : ) It’s strange, because we obviously knew we’d be getting gifts, but it’s surprising just how thrilling that initial delivery can be… It was a cold and snowy day and I was not in such a great mood after trekking through the … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Dress

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Dress So, despite what any woman may try to say, the wedding dress is truly THE HIGHLIGHT of wedding planning. I mean, just think about how many reality shows are based just on that? (I’m currently watching “Unforgettable Wedding Gowns” on Wedding Central haha). I’ve been watching shows like this for ages, commenting on what’s gorgeous (or hideous, let’s be … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Top 10 Venue Tips

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Top Ten Tips for Choosing Your Venue So first things first...(I know you've been on the edge of your seat for a week just dying to know what venue WE chose...) DRUMROLL PLEASE.....we'll be saying our vows and partying at The Estate at Florentine Gardens : ) and we could not be more thrilled! This site offered everything we wanted and then some...but it wasn't an easy find... Most of you have … { read more }