Make It: Island Vichyssoise‏


Ooh, have we got a scrumptious fall recipe for you today! This recipe was developed by talented chef, Hope Borsato, for last weekend’s dinner in a field bash. She created the hot soup with potatoes and elements plucked fresh from the birthday gal’s {Aleah’s mom!} own garden {talk about local!} and served up in a little bistro […]

Make It: Fall Harvest Centerpiece


Crisp, clear water, the last bits of autumnal-kissed sunflowers and Washington apples….that’s really all you need {oh, and some floating candles!} to make a bobbing for apples-inspired centerpiece sure to impress your guests with the creativity! We made two of ours that flanked last weekend’s remarkable dinner party in a field entry and guests ate up […]

Make It: Steel Cut Oatmeal with Nectresse

oatmeal in a mason jar

You know us. We’re always on the lookout for deliciously simple ideas for entertaining, new finds to add to our recipes and splendid picks to share with you. So we jumped at the change to try out Nectresse, the only 100% natural sweetener made from fruit that we can find! To change up our daily routine of […]

Fall Simplicity: Autumn Arrangements


Happiest Monday and Happy Fall! We hope you enjoyed a most wonderful autumn weekend. We sure did as the dinner in a field party went off without a hitch – it was utterly amazing {beyond belief}! We can’t wait to share photos soon! In the mean time, we’re in the mode of simplicity as the […]

Make It: Salted Caramel Apple Popsicles


As we are knee-deep in prepping for this weekends incredible harvest dinner party in a field, we’re turning the blog over to one of our fantastic contributors, Harmony Ayala from Harmony Loves Photography and we’re pretty sure you’re going to eat up what she’s sharing! Enjoy! I know it might sound a bit cliche but […]

Monday Simplicity: Tin Can Vases


Happiest Monday to you! As we type today’s blog post we are sitting poolside in Palm Springs {where the temps are reaching just past 100!}, so it’s just a little difficult to envision fall. But we’re prepping for that amazing dinner in a field party in Washington State this coming weekend, so our minds are reeling […]

Make It: Hot Cocoa Kit


With fall on the horizon {hooray!} we’ve got entertaining and holiday parties on the brain. We like to be ready when guests arrive {whether planned or unexpectedly} to show them a laid-back, yet impressive time where they’re treated to tasty delights, fun and games and a relaxing time. Enter a Hot Cocoa Kit. A Hot […]

Make It: Indoor Terrariums 3 Ways


‘Tis the season! Fall is upon us and our minds are reeling with ideas for celebrating a season anew by bringing in unexpected elements and touches into a space. We’re big fans of gardening but during this time of year low-maintenance indoor gardens are a splendid way to enjoy the outdoors with minimal work. Enter […]

Make It: Wine Bottle Candle Holders


Happiest Friday! We made it through the weekend! You might have caught our popular wine bottle glass DIY post last week – well today we’ve got wine bottles on the brain again! Why not recycle bottles for entertaining? Whether you’re making glasses for sipping, mosaic pieces or candle holders, they set a rustic and even […]

How-To: Cedar Garland Tutorial


Okay, while it might not be totally official, fall has arrived in our book. So much so that we’re daydreaming about cozying up next to the fire place sipping on cider and carving pumpkins…aren’t you? Today’s project is a wonderful ease into fall and the holidays and can be created with so many boughs and […]