Erin Phraner

Erin Phraner is a Brooklyn-based lifestyle editor, recipe developer, and video producer. For recipes and DIY projects, check out her site Hey, EEP!
How To Make Confetti Cake Bunny Bread
These Easter bread bunnies are quick to make and finished with a delicious surprise.
Jan 21, 2020
The 3 Ways We Made Family Recipes Part of Our Wedding
Two things my fiancé and I are excited about when it comes to our wedding are food and family. We’re sentimental and love to eat, so we made it a point to incorporate our favorite family recipes into the celebration, which neatly covers both our loves. It’s an easy way to personalize your big day and make your loved ones feel super, well, loved! Here’s what’s on our menu. Here are three approaches to incorporating family recipes into a wedding celebration.
May 1, 2019
6 Wedding Registry Picks That Have No Place in Your Tiny Kitchen
It’s tempting to go overboard on your wedding registry, but before you add the entire catalogue of kitchen gadgets to your gift list, really consider what you’ll use, what will turn to clutter, and what is downright useless. Here are the six things that have no place on your wedding registry if you live in a small space — especially if you’re a clutter-free couple like my fiancé and me. Ask yourself how often you really think you’re going to bake bread.
May 17, 2016
The Best Signature Cocktail for Your Zodiac Sign
Planning a party, big or small, comes with endless choices — decision fatigue is real! So let your signature cocktail be an easy pick and leave it to the stars. Here’s what they have to say about your sipping future. Our first fire sign craves a little heat and something interactive since, Aries, you tend to lose interest quickly. Enter the DIY Dark & Stormy: The bartender hands you an ice-filled highball with dark rum and a lime wedge, plus a pretty bottle of ginger beer.
May 17, 2016
3 DIY Wreaths for Spring
There’s more than one season for showing off a homemade wreath. No jingle bells or evergreens here — just three totally modern ways to deck your warm-weather halls with something pretty and made from scratch. Whether you craft one for your own space or create one for a gift, you’ll love how these DIY creations spruce up the home for spring. Bring the outdoors in with a DIY succulent wreath — no green thumb required.
Apr 6, 2016
6 Ways to Decorate with Baby’s Breath
One glance at the ethereal weddings and home-thrown showers on Pinterest shows that baby’s breath is alive and well … and not in the way you remember. Creative minds are putting the former filler-flower center stage — a spot commonly reserved for roses, peonies, and the like. The resulting centerpieces and other arrangements are effortless, chic, and minimal; in other words, everything that’s hot right now.
Feb 12, 2016
3 Modern Napkin-Folding Techniques Everyone Should Know
I know — how can we possibly talk about napkin folding when you’re still using paper napkins at the table? Disposable may cut it for everyday dining, but if you’re setting out paper napkins when guests come over, cute design or not, it’s time for an upgrade. First you’ll need to get yourself a set of 100 percent cotton napkins, or make them yourself. You don’t even have to spend a lot! Most home stores have a least a few options on sale.
Feb 10, 2016