Cranberry Basil Cosmopolitan

Cranberry Basil Cosmopolitan

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Apparently my reputation for loving a good cocktail precedes me, but today I’m convinced that’s a pretty good thing, because it inspired the fine folks at Fresh Pours to send over a few fun cocktail recipes to share with you! Fresh Pours is a new, hip cocktail and bartending service located in Toronto and today they’re sharing their signature cranberry basil cosmopolitan recipe. This is perfect for a dinner party, that bridal shower you might be planning or an at-home …

Color Palette: Bluestone + Sage

Color Palette: Bluestone + Sage

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I’ve been working with my girl Erika (you guys have heard me mention her a zillion times) to start the daunting process of rebranding and redesigning The Sweetest Occasion. I mentioned that last week in my 50 Random Things About Me post, but it’s notable because it’s going to be the biggest overhaul I’ve taken on in the going on seven years since I founded this here blog. One of the things I’m pickiest about (and poor Erika, there are many) …

Winter Skincare Essentials

Winter Skincare Essentials

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Friends, I need your help today! Now that we’re well into winter, my skin is taking a beating and this is the year I’m resolving to figure out a combination of products that helps remedy the situation. As a bit of background, I have combination skin. In the winter I have a very slightly oily t-zone on occasion, but tend to have extremely dry skin elsewhere. Around the corners of my nose, my cheeks, and the corners of my eyes …