Spring

Easter Candy Bark

Easter Candy Bark

When I started making bark (first Halloween candy bark and then Christmas chocolate bark), I was pretty sure I’d started something I wasn’t going to be able quit. Fast forward a few months, dump bags of my favorite Cadbury Mini Eggs on every store shelf and, well, I was right! This, friends, is Easter candy bark. Make it with your personal favorite Easter candy, sprinkles, M&Ms and whatever other Easter colored edible bits you heart feels compelled to use. I’m including …

15 DIY Ideas to Cure Spring Fever

15 DIY Ideas to Cure Spring Fever

Rumor has it that spring is just a couple of weeks out, although truth is we typically don’t see real spring until at least April here in our neck of the woods in the northeast. Even though it has been about 15° every day so far this week (actually not an exaggeration), I am definitely starting to get that spring itch. The one where I want to throw open the windows, scrub every last inch of the house, spend an …

10 Must Try Mimosa Recipes for Easter

10 Must Try Mimosa Recipes for Easter

I’m still over here wrapping my head around the fact that Easter is so early this year and boom! It’s here already. Most years we have Easter dinner at my father’s house, which we’ll be doing again this year. My dad is always good for pulling out a great bottle of wine to serve with holiday dinners, but personally I’m all about mimosas on Easter. (See: Mimosa popsicles for the win.) A good, classic mimosa never makes me angry, but …

How to Host a Sweet and Simple Spring Brunch

How to Host a Sweet and Simple Spring Brunch

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There are few things that say “spring” to me quite like brunch! After long months hidden inside, getting together with friends for brunch feels like such a joy. Today I am teaming up with Simply Orange as part of their nature-to-New York campaign to bring you my tips for hosting a sweet and simple farm to table inspired spring brunch! The star of the show? …

5 Gorgeous Easter Egg DIY Ideas

5 Gorgeous Easter Egg DIY Ideas

Hi, friends! Happy Sunday! This is the part where I shake my head ruefully and admit that I completely went off the rails in the whole blogging department the last part of the week. I was in Charleston hosting a workshop with my girl Erika which was kind of a whirlwind, and happened to come down with some kind of stomach bug the night before the workshop, which was kind of awful. Luckily, I pulled it together, the workshop went …

10 Pretty DIY Planters for Spring

10 Pretty DIY Planters for Spring

I am willing the weather to change and to start feeling like spring this week. Willing it! So far, my will is not enough, but I am not giving up. This time of year I always get the itch to plant things and to watch things grow. Spring is definitely my favorite season, hands down. There is just nothing like watching flowers pop up and getting to plant a garden and herbs and big flower pots. While we’re waiting for …

5 Easy DIY Projects for Spring

5 Easy DIY Projects for Spring

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Hi, friends! Happy Sunday morning to you. I hope you’re having a beautiful weekend! Today I wanted to do something a little different and make a rare weekend appearance to pop in with a little bonus post for you. I’m thinking I might start doing this on Sunday mornings, if it’s something you enjoy. Just a quick little post sharing a handful of DIY ideas or recipes or that kind of thing, things I think will inspire your Sunday crafting …

Favorites: Spring Garden Crafts

Favorites: Spring Garden Crafts

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Happy Earth Day, friends! As the weather here has continued to act out all sorts of crazy whims (as in one day last week it was 70 and then we got a dusting of snow over the weekend), I’ve been thinking more and more about wanting to fill the house and our little patio with things that are pretty, fresh and green. If I’m perfectly honest, I have a tendency to kill houseplants like it’s my job, but outdoor gardening …

A Daisy Spring Bridal Shower

A Daisy Spring Bridal Shower

I’m such a fan of the ladies from CAKE. and Cakewalk Baking and their partner in crime, photographer Sherry Heck. They always create such beautifully considered parties and celebrations and this pretty little vision for a bridal shower they’re sharing today is no exception. It’s bright and punchy in crisp shades of grass green, sunshine yellow and bright white. Loaded with daisies, a spray of paper fans and a cheeky ‘He loves me’ theme, it’s absolutely brilliant for a spring bridal shower. I love everything about …

Favorites: DIY Easter Eggs

Favorites: DIY Easter Eggs

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By now I’m sure you know all about my Easter egg debacle. That said, the truth of the matter is I still love awesomely decorated eggs. I mean, have you seen the ideas people are coming up with lately? From richly colored dyes to Sharpie markers at their finest, I have found myself pinning Easter eggs like crazy in the last few weeks. What I love most? All of these ideas are so low cost that it’s no big deal …

Loving Spring

Loving Spring

We had the most gorgeous weekend! Sunshine, a warm breeze, a long walk at the park and the promise of spring in the air. After this weekend, I seriously can’t wait for blooming flowers, outdoor picnics, trees full of bright green leaves and the many months of sunshine and outdoor living to come. I’m definitely loving spring right now!

{Photos, from top: Tabletop by Michael and Anna Costa via Style Me Pretty / pink cocktail / cake via Snippet & Ink …

A Sweet Spring Bouquet

A Sweet Spring Bouquet

It is a well established fact around these parts that I just adore essentially everything that the lovely Chelsea Fuss creates. Today I just can’t get this sweet spring bouquet out of my head. Maybe it’s because I’m finally growing really weary of winter and can’t wait for the smell of flowers and grass and trees, or maybe it’s simply because it’s just so pretty. Either way, I can’t get over the soft water color inspired palette and it makes …