One Ingredient Five Ways: Tomatoes

One Ingredient Five Ways: Tomatoes

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generously help The Sweetest Occasion keep the party rockin’!

Earlier this summer I announced that I was teaming up with Unilver to spread the word about their amazing Project Sunlight campaign and taking on their One Ingredient, Five Ways challenge. The concept of the challenge is pretty simple! Hit up your local farmer’s market and load up on fresh, local ingredients and then maximize what you …

Three DIY Shibori Ideas + Friday Link Love

Three DIY Shibori Ideas + Friday Link Love

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Ever since Stephanie rocked out this DIY indigo dyed linens tutorial for us last summer, my obsession with all things shibori has been growing. And honestly, it was pretty solidified before then if that gives you a measure of my love. Currently I’m debating dying a pair of curtains for our dining room. I think they’d be colorful, bold and dramatic, but still playful. What do you think? In the meantime, I couldn’t resist sharing a few of my favorite …

Loving a Lakeside Summer Vacation

Loving a Lakeside Summer Vacation

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I’m not sure if it’s being sick this week or just a serious need for a vacation, but this week all I can think about is running away to a little lakeside cabin in the woods. The perfect summer vacation in my book consists of long, lazy lakeside days spent swimming from the dock, reading books, making s’mores and cooking dinner over the campfire. Late afternoon walks before dinner, maybe a cat nap or two. The weather this week has …