Make it at Home: Potato Bites


  Oh, the holidays. So many delicious ideas are swirling about, ready for the tasting and testing. From Aleah’s grandma’s famed Parisian wafers to classic cookies glistening with green and red sugared dust to rich cocktails adorned with cinnamon sticks and cranberries, we’re all about the tasty goodness this year {okay, when are we not?}. To us […]

Holiday DIY: Silver Glitter Ornaments

Glittering Ornament

Gosh, we’re so refreshed after the wonderfully fun holiday weekend. We’re full to the brim with holiday happiness: good food, relaxation, small business shopping, beach combing, and tree trimming were all on our weekend list! What about you? Was your weekend wonderful? Now that the holidays are officially upon us our minds are focused on bringing […]

Effortless Weekend Entertaining


Happy day-after-Thanksgiving! Did you have a wonderful holiday? We hope it was spent relaxing and enjoying family and loved ones, as well as scrumptious food! Shortly we’ll be heading out to find our perfect Christmas tree and deck the halls with ornaments, our village pieces, and classic Christmas cheer. Sure, it’s a little early, but it’s […]

On-a-Whim Cheese Board


Happy Monday, friends! Welcome to the new Lifestyle Blog! Go ahead and peek around! We’d love for you to explore our recipe box and categories: you’ll find our favorite holiday entertaining ideas, DIY projects, cocktail recipes, and much more in an easy-to-peruse fashion. What’s even better: we’ve poured our entertaining panache into each post and […]

Dressing Up: Easy Thanksgiving Place Setting


Wow. Thanksgiving is next week? Someone pinch us! This holiday season just keeps rolling on! We’re looking forward to candied sweet potatoes, baguette stuffing, caramelized ham, and pulling out our glittering and sentimental ornaments to deck out our tree. How about you? As you plan your Thanksgiving table top remember to dress up each place […]

Prepping Your Home for Holiday Guests

Hello, dear friends. Boy, are we happy to be back into the swing of things after a crazy and unexpected week last week. Needless to say, we are eager to celebrate the holidays with our families and spend some time relaxing and enjoying each other. Oh, and laughing. We do lots of laughing with both […]

DIY: Seaside Toothpicks

Good morning to all and to all a good day! Okay, that didn’t sound as ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas as we’d hoped but we’re eager to welcome today and are grateful. This week has been incredibly trying and we’re finding inspiration and thanks in the little things, as well as our wonderful families, industry […]

Make it at Home: Grown-Up Sundae Bar

We spent the weekend a little {actually, a lot} soggy in San Diego. On Friday we had a spectacular wedding that was made possible by our super A-team {the weather report: near-hurricane force winds and record-setting rain on the coast!} and our couple, who is really amazing. They reminded us all that no matter what […]

Jolly Drinking Chocolate

Mmmmm. Cozy season is upon us, which means you’ll find us sipping on tasty drinking chocolate and baking a lot of scrumptious cookies and savoring the season! November brings a sense of warmth and memories of cozy days spent with our families prepping for the holidays that are on our heels. We’re ones to really enjoy […]