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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.