Stylish Tailgating with the Girls

STYLISH tailgate time

If there’s one thing that makes me feel young again, it’s got to be Tailgating! It’s kind of like the great American pastime that brings nostalgia, fun, and relaxation together all at once. Like many, my first tailgating experience was in college and included the usual fare of chips, fried chicken from the drive-through, and […]

TREND ALERT :: Black & White Stripes

trend_black and white stripes

If you’ve spent more than a minute browsing parties lately, it should come as no surprise that black and white stripes are the new black! I’m completely smitten by this trend as it combines my love of black {as a grounding element} with the graphic stripe pattern which is both classic and modern at the […]

Red Wine Sangria Recipe

red sangria recipe

Even people who don’t typically drink wine seem to enjoy a glass of sangria. I guess it’s all that fruity goodness that’s added to it, and sipping it over ice. I have a go-to recipe for red wine sangria that I’ve used here and here. I thought it was high time I share it on […]

DIY :: Make a Pennant Banner for Tailgating

diy tailgate banner

When I looked at the calendar yesterday and realized it’s the end of September I was literally in shock. What happened to the rest of the year? Seems like I was just blogging about Valentine’s Day! In reality we’re right in the middle of football season – I know because my facebook feed is full […]

Make Chocolate Drizzled Potato Chips

chocolate drizzled chips

I’ve got a quick and easy idea for you today, and it’s going to appeal to all the “sweet & salty” lovers. It’s these super easy chocolate drizzled potato chips. These were originally seen here, but sometimes an idea is so good it just needs to have a space of its own, so it gets […]

9 Red Wine Picks for Fall Entertaining

9 red wines for fall

I’ve mentioned before that I like to switch to red wine in the Fall. It just feels more comforting, maybe because the serving temperature is higher and warms you up rather than “cools you down” like a white wine in summer. We love trying new wines and Pinot Noir and Petite Syrah {or Shiraz} are our […]

Romantic Styled Bridal Shoot {Guest Feature}

styled bridal shoot

The rich colors and gold leaf details in today’s guest feature are truly inspiring. This styled bridal shoot by Tiffany Santini-Rousseau for Vita Photography is simply gorgeous and speaks to my romantic side. The location is a private estate in LaSalle, Ontario and would be just perfect for an intimate wedding. Floral designer Cori Heer […]