Between the holiday card writing, menu planning, and events, the “to do” list just doesn’t quit this time of year. And rather than waiting to see friends at more formal festivities, we’re switching it up. Instead we’re getting things done while our friends come over. That way we can hang and still get those gifts wrapped.
Fall is the the season of entertaining! From dinner parties to Friendsgivings and impromptu cocktail hours, we're all about gathering friends to toast the season. And nothing seems to celebrate our home state of California like a road trip and harvest dinner!
The ultimate summer party? An Ice Cream Social! For this Friends Who Fete we gathered our friends and family for a classic-meets-updated ice cream social with everything from kid-friendly ice creams to adult poptails!
How do you throw a Bridal Shower for the travel lover in your life? Bring her favorite destination to her! For this latest Friends Who Fete party, the girls threw me a belated Bridal Shower inspired by a place high on my bucket list: Morocco!
Let’s play a little word association: We say “New Zealand wine” and you say, “Sauvignon Blanc,” right? Well, FYI, Pinot Noir is equally deserving of your attention -- here are 7 reasons to drink New Zealand Pinot Noir right now.
Lately, it seems more than ever, we can hardly keep track of all the amazing creative businesses around the country who are producing specialty design items for the home. So we did some research and we’ve pulled together 5 businesses we’re currently crushing on based right here in the good ‘ol US of A who have flung hearts into our eyes and hefty orders into our mailboxes.
We’re always fans of any and every reason for a celebration, but here we are: in that shoulder season between the holidays when there’s not a ton to celebrate. Of course, we’re not going to let that stop us so we say gather your friends and just celebrate celebrations. For the occasion, we’re teaming up with Hangar 1® Vodka to help kickoff Vodka Picking Season and to share our favorite brunch cocktail of the moment.
It's time to talk Martinis. Our key to mastering holiday entertaining is to put a festive twist on a classic cocktail, perferably one that can be just as easily make for a party of ten as a party of two.
Summer is about breaking the rules a bit, isn’t it? Similar to picking out this year’s statement swimsuit, there is a certain care thrown to the wind and excuse to dip our toes into a little more color or pattern than normal, so we’ve picked out our current fave pops of personality sure to get any summer celebration started in style.
Rachel shared this chic recipe for a lavender bellini with us and, true to her style, it’s a twist on a classic that’s elegant enough to serve for a wedding toast yet easy enough to serve at an upcoming Sunday brunch.