Color Palette: Ruby Red + Orange

Color Palette: Ruby Red + Orange

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Hi, friends! How’s everyone today? My apologies for being unexpectedly MIA since last week. Behind the scenes over here I’m gearing up for a lot of new things designed to help really make 2015 awesome. I realize that sounds annoying vague, but in reality these first few weeks of the New Year have largely been spent laying the foundation for my personal and professional goals for this year and beyond. I’m talking really exciting things like participating in webinars, reading …

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) …