How to Cook Up A Thankgiving Feast (Without All The Hassle)

Turkey, stuffing, pies… And to think, that's only the beginning! This Thanksgiving, don't be INTIMIDATED by the feast that lies ahead! Tackle that tall order head on with these tips on YouTube!

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Super Fabulous Silk Fudge!

Wow! What an amazing surprise we had this week. Angela Olson from Silk Fudge sent us a beautiful box of dee-licious treats! We loved every bite so much that the entire box was empty by the end of the day. Their motto is “Uncommonly Good Fudge for Exceptional People”. Talk about uncommonly good! Here’s a picture of a few of the girls in the office diving into Angela’s amazing creations. We couldn’t get enough! Please feel free to call SilkFudge at 605-666-5546 or email angela@silkfudge.com with any questions or requests. You can find lots of great information on their tasty treats at silkfudge.com. What a fantastic gift for the holidays!

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The Party Goddess!

Here are some fabulous photos from one of our summer outdoor parties… from a fab photographer Jen O’Sullivan.  

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More Tea Party Inspiration

A few weeks ago we gave some afternoon tea tips, we also wanted to share some wonderful inspirational images from the ‘Tea with E’ event hosted by Eddie Zaratsian, owner of celebrity florist Tic Toc Couture Florals. Eddie and friends hosted a Royal Tea Party at The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, California.   The decor boasted a vintage french province inspired theme that blended luxurious style with an inviting warm palette of colors, cozy furniture arrangements, and of course ridiculously gorgeous floral designs of Mokara, Vanda, and Cymbidium orchids with tropical leaves and spray roses. Want to see more images from this fabulous affair? See the images of the room and decor See the images from the photobooth and event

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Timeless Tips for Hosting Afternoon Tea

Whether it’s a special occasion or a simple gathering of good friends, who can resist an invitation to afternoon tea? A time-honored ritual, steeped in tradition and an air of elegance, people around the world have gathered for afternoon tea since the mid-nineteenth century. As the story goes, the Duchess of Bedford originally established the practice, within societal circles, of pairing the popular beverage with light fare to ward off hunger pangs in the hours between meals. Soon afterward, The Langham Hotel in London became the first establishment to serve afternoon tea to guests and continues to be known for its lavish tea settings to this day. When hosting your own afternoon tea, you may choose to make it a formal affair or a casual get-together.  As long as you […]

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Doesn't this remind you of my whole hair situation?

My bff, Adrienne, from Seeking Sitters sent me this hysterical video after she heard about the hair crisis I experienced a few weeks ago and blogged about. I think I should’ve dubbed the whole thing “Scissorgate.” Let me know what you think of the video and thanks Adrienne for the great laugh! xo M P.S.  Don’t miss the recap of “Scissorgate” below the video! Scissorgate 2011 – The Story The Before Haircut The After Haircut

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