Granola makes the world go round. Serve it with or without the yogurt, people will love you forever , either way.
“Thanks for jammin with us,” adorable jam favors.
From the south? Or maybe you just love grits. Give them away. Actually on that note, give favors that you would want to get. Otherwise, [I'd go out a limb and say] it’s okay to not actually give away favors.
Winter wedding? Gift Hot Cocoa mix. The mini-marshmallows are a must.
With several friends getting married, the talk of “details” have kicked into full gear. Apparently things like location, date, caterer, photographer and dress are the easy thing, now it’s all the little “what do we do about x” questions.
Way back in November, there was an amazing feature from Southern Weddings that showed Biscuit Favors (it was also in the magazine and I have since loaned it out to quite a few people). I figured, why not take today to show off a few more options.
Grilled Cheese is great. My 22nd bithday (?) involved grilled cheese. It actually was a grilled cheese party. Two to four types of bread, four types of cheese, an endless supply of toppings (imagine: bacon, arugula, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, and apples), and a large griddle on the stove [dear married friends, now you know why I love gifting grill pans].
Favors are pretty standard at two things: weddings and children’s parties. And generally you walk away thinking, wow I didn’t need *fill in the blank.* But what if favors were awesome and something you looked forward to (I’ve been pondering this with the 50th Bday Party Planning).
When you blog everyday, you start to realize how often you want to talk about weddings and styling. And today…I finally decided, oh what the heck! If throwing·cake wants to be all weddings & events all the time, then it’s going to be that way (sorry to the men out there who are currently screaming “she’s given in to the dark side!”). And with that…
Seersucker. Wedding. Dress.
Everything about this made me smile, an ear-to-ear smile. I then sent it off to soon-to-be-brides, random friends, and maybe stopped a co-worker or two using the line “ohmygoshyouhavetooseethis.” Yes, it came on in one giant stream of thought.
I couldn’t get over it. I love it. I love how it’s both non-traditional and yet traditional, all at the same time. I am truly pondering if it’s possible to hang such a dress in my closet for, umm, a rainy day.
It also leads to a great wonder on wedding dresses, dream big. Because if the traditional white satin is not you, experiment with other fabrics, colors, shapes and most definitely lengths. You’re going to have to see these photos for the rest of your life, and on day 5,689 you will want to love that dress as much as you did on day one when you picked it out and day __ when you walked down the aisle.