Happy Cyber Monday! This week I start singing my (*gulp*) 24th year of singing with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and the Boston Pops Orchestra at the holiday season! One of our most favorite songs to sing is a rendition of the "12 Days of Christmas" which has lots of fun musical twists and turns.Read More
There really is nothing like a freshly baked croissant. Buttery. Flaky.Crispy. SO. DELICIOUS! I still remember the first time I ever ate a croissant. To a child that grew up with margarine in the house (butter was too expensive), this pastry was something like a baked dream. Over the years I've had my share of delicious croissants and lousy croissants too.Read More
If you love romantic movies, even if the ending is quite predictable, then I hope you have seen the new version of Disney's "Cinderella" starring the radiant and perfectly cast Lily James as the Princess Ella aka "Cinderella". Although I miss the musical numbers in the cartoon version, there are nods to the music and what you are wanting in music will more than be made up for in the visual.Read More
Easter is around the corner and spring is here! Or is it? It's taken a while to warm up here in New England and the snow is still on the ground but every day I see more ground and less snow! In celebration for Easter and spring, I found a few great cocktails using eggs called Flips.Read More
Happy Wedding Wednesday! It's April 1st here in New England and I think Mother Nature is playing a practical joke on us since it's only 36 degrees fahrenheit here in the Boston area. BRRRR!! Luckily we found some great images featuring the bright and cheery forsythia branch to liven up our day.Read More
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Happy Monday! It's the week before Easter and I have a lot of eggs in my refrigerator to decorate and then to eat! We know there will be a lot of egg salad in people's lives next week but in the meantime we found some great egg-citing recipes that feature the incredible edible egg! From quiche to a raviolo to a tart, we think we found some pretty delicious treats for you to try!
Egg Yolk Ravoilo with Truffle Butter | Recipe & photo source: MsIHua.com
I love the idea of the egg yolk creating a sort of sauce for the raviolo. YUM! Make sure to use the freshest eggs for this kind of a dish. We love the eggs from Pete & Jen's Backyard Birds right here in Concord, Massachusetts!
Mini Quiche Bites | Recipe & photo source: Poet in the Pantry
Eveyone will eat these yummy quiche and I love that the crust is actually those little phyllo dough shells you can get in the freezer section of your grocery store.
Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs | Recipe & photo source: Ina Garten - Food Network
We had to include ONE deviled egg recipe and Ina Garten's use of Smoked Salmon really elevates this dish to another level. The salmon roe looks like little jewels on top of the egg!
Crostini with Pepper, Serrano Ham and Quail Egg | Recipe & photo source: Mi Gente Hispana
If you find yourself with a bounty of quail eggs, here is the perfect recipe to try! I think you could certainly use a smaller chicken egg too.
Cantonese Egg Tarts | Recipe & photo source: Christine's Recipes
I am not always a fan of Chinese desserts but I do literally have a soft spot for egg tarts!
Pantone has done it again and their 2015 color of the year is a stunner! Marsala is a rich hued color which evokes the best of rich grape, deep port and dark chocolate. We culled together some great images to inspire you on Wedding Wednesday! Whether your inclination is to use fabric, natural materials or in your invitiaton suite, rest assured that there are many great ways to incorporate this extermely versatile color no matter what season your wedding is!
Zac Posen Merlot Bridesmaid Dress | Photo source: Padlocks & Pearls
Zac Posen does it over and over with their wonderful style. We could see this dress as a stunning formal bridesmaid dress or even for a Mother!
Rustic Cherry Escort Cards : Photo source: Pinterest
We love the hue of these delicious cherries to bring in the Marsala color!
Marsala Ombre Wedding Cake by Olofson Design
This ombre ruffled cake looks so sweet and tasty amongst other desserts! YUM!
Favors are always popular for a wedding. It's a great way to infuse your personality into your wedding, create some visual appeal and most importantly, say THANK YOU to your guests for coming to your wedding. The great folks at beau-coup.com shared with us their current top selling favors. We also have a great FREE SHIPPING code at the end of the blog post. Enjoy and happy shopping!
Personalized 9 oz. Stemless Wine Glass
You can take the wine glass and create a great place card table using straws and washi tape. Write the guest's name on the washi tape and place it at the top of the straw and place in the glass. Make sure you order at least 10% extra glasses just in case of breakage and to have some extras for your memories.
Personalized 15 oz. Stemless Wine Glass
If you are offering some infused waters or lemonade at your wedding, wouldn't these 15 ounce glasses look so cute by the beverage station? LOVE!
Personalized Exclusive Bridal Napkins
We love cute little beverage napkins to have at the bar and at cocktail hour. It's a great way to celebrate your new married status. We also like ordering extra of these to have to use in the house after the wedding!
Heart Shaped Cork Coasters
These cute coasters would work really well for an escort card table or at each place setting if you are assigning seats. We like the neutral color of these as well!
Personalized Glass Coasters
These are clear, go with every color decor and are such a nice little parting gift. We like the idea of pairing these with something sweet (macarons?) as a little parting gift as guests leave.
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