Travel: Los Angeles
As a send off to Tyler, I decided to take him down to Los Angeles the other day so he could finally say he has been in the heart of LA. We rode the metro-link down to Union Station in LA and walked over to Olvera Street for a hearty lunch of margaritas and Mexican food. After hearing a constant hum of mariachi’s and eating ourselves silly, we walked to street and looked at all the vendors and...
Recipe: One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes for Two
Although sometimes you may want all 24 cupcakes from the recipe, your body will say otherwise. How Sweet It Is, one of my personal favorite food blogs, came up with an easy solution to satisfying your sweet tooth without sabotaging your diet. Recipe makes two, perfect for you and your love. Recipe and pictures here. One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes for Two Recipe from How Sweet It Is. ...
DIY: Vintage Postcard Calendar
Find the fun idea and these pictures here!
For the Home: Sequined Flower Arrangement
Recently I came across this and decided to try it myself. I went to the local Walmart (because I had home necessities to get as well) and found myself packs of multicolored sequins. Determined to keep with the silver theme, I hand picked every silver sequin out of the bunch only to find out that I did not have enough.. So I added pink. The next day, I woke up to dyed pink water to go with my...
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Party Planning: Cake Decorating Party
This is such a fun idea - why not throw in a little cake decorating while catting with all your friends?! Plus, you get to eat the cake afterwords and that makes it all the better! Have fun with different fillings and frostings, that way no two will taste a like! This party comes from The Sweetest Occasion and find all the information (including these pictures) here!
Fashion: Voz Clothing and Art
As I sip my cup of coffee and read through my morning magazines today, I’ve noticed a serious trend that looks like it could have staying power for another season.. Neons. Mixing them with neutrals or accenting an outfit with a touch of color can pop anyone’s mood. Here are some fun accessories to try from Voz Clothing and Art: Bangles $12.00 Necklace $15.00
Last week Ty, his mom, my parents, and I were all been able to soak in a little vacation time before the beginning of Germany’s 2011-2012 hockey season. We stayed in Cambria, Ca and while on a walk over the central coast bluffs, he popped a question.. and I am excited to say that we are now engaged! I could not ask for a better man to spend the rest of my life with and I can’t wait to...
For the Home: Hidden Animal Teacups
Hidden Animal Tea Cups Fox, Bear, or Owl $24 each
DIY: Wrap Bracelets
Since these bracelets are all the rage right now and seem to be sold at every store I walk into, this is a perfect DIY! All you need is leather cord, a brass ball chain or crystal chain, wax lined cord, and a brass hex nut. Instructions and all other information, including these pictures, here!
Recipe: Bread on a Stick
Find all the information for this fun camping idea (that I can not wait to try) here!
Party Planning: Vegetable Bar
found on pinterest.
Recipe: Ice Cream Cupcakes
Adorable cupcake idea from Oh! Desserts
Recipe: Grown-Up Dessert
One part frozen fruit pop, one part Prosecco.. Looks both beautiful and delicious. Recipe from Southern Living.
DIY: Poetic Scarf
Find your favorite poem or quote and follow all the details here!
Fashion: Nail Art
I love this! It is such a fun idea and is different from any design you find at the salon! Plus you can do it yourself! Directions: 1. Put on nail polish and let dry. 2. Dip fingernail in alcohol -basically any will do, vodka is suggested. 3. Press a strip of newspaper big enough to cover the whole nail on to your alcohol soaked nail. 4. Pull off slowly and be really impressed with yourself. 5....
For the home: Cake Candelabra
All of me wishes my birthday was coming up just so I could use this to blow out all my candles! Too bad I have to wait another 8 months for the opportunity… maybe I’ll have to celebrate my half birthday - darn! Cake Candelabra $8.95
Recipe: Baked heart cupcakes
To go with the cupcake protest toppers, here is an amazing idea and that I can’t wait to try! All information about baking a heart into the middle of your cupcake (including this picture) is found here! Happy baking!
DIY: Printable Cupcake Protest Toppers
Bahahaha this is too much, I can’t stop laughing. Seriously, tooo much. Print for your next cupcake binge and be guilt free! Find the cupcake toppers here!
Party Planning: Stunning Vintage Modern Breakfast
I have seriously become obsessed with breakfast bars (can you tell? another party here). But I can’t help it, breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and adding all these goodies to any equation makes me a full on happy camper. This bridal shower comes from Hostess with the Mostess and it is absolutely beautiful. All the details and touches makes for a party to remember. Find all these...
Fashion: Doctors Closet
Each are custom made at $55.00
Recipe: His and Hers Doughnuts
The great debate: which doughnut is better… Red Velvet or Rocky Road? Hers or his? I don’t know if I personally could pick, both sound too good to pass up! I find that these recipes would make for an amazing lazy weekend bake off that could make both Tyler and I happy. If your as lucky as I am to have someone willing to bake and help me out around the kitchen, you could have plenty of...
DIY: PS - I Made This
Bright, Fun, and a Do it Yourself ipad case from PS - I Made This found here! And, If you don’t have an ipad, Make it a fun summer time clutch - it would be lightweight and perfect for your nights out.
For the home: Flower Bling Napkin Rings
Flower Bling Napkin Rings $14.99
Party Planning: Rice Crispy Bar
Fun idea to do as a family this weekend! Rice Krispies Treat Recipe ( from here and adapted from back of the cereal box) Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons Butter 1 package (10oz or 40) regular marshmallows or 4 cups of miniature marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal lollipop sticks ‐ optional Directions: In a large saucepan, on low heat, melt butter. Add marshmallows and stir...
Fashion: Style Tryst
I am a California native and always will be. This can remind me of my roots whenever I am on my next big adventure! California State Pride Necklace $49.00
DIY: Polaroid Frames
Happy Fourth of July! Enjoy and have fun! Download them here.
For the Home: Jewelry Rack
I don’t know about you, but it is actually sickening when I look into my jewelry drawers (yes plural, and to be exact.. 4). In my drawers there is a wide array of bracelets and rings, a few pairs of earrings, and then mounds and mounds of necklaces. I have a weakness, they are all just so pretty and I can’t help that I will buy the same necklace but in a different color because it will...
DIY: 4th of July salsa invites
Here is an brilliant idea for inviting people over for your 4th of July party this year! It is so cute and your guests will love the goodies! All you need to do is package up some white and blue tortilla chips and make (or buy) a little salsa. It could even be perfect for Cinco de Mayo or just a backyard summer party. Find everything, including the template, here!
Party Planning: Movie Night
This all comes from Design Sponge.. aka my favorite website on the entire earth (well close, I still love my daily popsugar time). But here is a unbelievably fun idea to share with friends or family. We own a projector, but only dream the back yard was as big as this. I love the vintage feel and fun soda pop and popcorn bar. For all the information, including these lovely pictures, recipes for...