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Dinner with Giada & Frangelico

There are magical milestones in a person’s life… falling in love, eating a croissant in Paris, having a baby, binging wantonly during the holiday season and not gaining weight.  You know, the basics every self-respecting dreamer fantasizes about.  Well, I just had one of these moment.  As if the spatula gods looked down on me with favor, I received an invitation to an exclusive dinner party hosted by Frangelico and Giada De Laurentiis.  How did I receive such an invitation, you ask?  Why do unicorns poop rainbows? I have no clue!  But like all of life’s mysterious moments, you don’t question …

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Gevalia + Rosewater Whipped Cream

Do you remember the sheer exhilaration that pulsed through your veins the first time your crush acknowledged your existence?  You know, that moment that he actually made eye-contact with you, gave you a half-smile, and sent your heart into cardiac arrest?  Well, I just had one of those moments… with Gevalia Coffee. For the past decade, I have been a Gevalia-phile.  From saving up to purchase the company’s coffee maker for my first apartment to forgoing shopping excursions with girlfriends so I could afford my monthly coffee subscription… I’ve been a bit obsessed.  So, you can imagine the heart-pounding elation when …

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The Freixenet Bridesmaid

Bridesmaids are a huge and often undervalued part of a wedding day.  They not only serve as a form of living wedding decor (literally), they are many times the errand-women of the event.  It’s always nice to see when these dedicated ladies are given the appreciation they deserve.  So, you can imagine my elation when Freixenet hired me to create today’s sponsored post.  The sparkling wine company challenged me to come up with some unique DIY ideas that any bride could do to honor their bridesmaids.  With their belief that all love sparkles on a wedding day, I knew it was going to be a fun …

Giveaway: Pisidia USA Handbag

  Well folks, hold onto your petticoats because we’ve got an amazing giveaway for you today!  Have you ever fantasized about a designer bag that is both gorgeous and durable?!  You know, one you don’t have to treat like a baby everywhere you go (it’s raining… put the bag inside your jacket, quick!).  Well, PISIDIA USA has come up with a solution to this stylish predicament.  Their hot new line of eco-friendly, stitched-silicone bags are not only luxurious, they are water resistant!  And they’ve teamed up with us to generously give one of our readers a $430 designer bag from their …

A Gentleman’s Guide to the Super Bowl

When you think of Super Bowl parties, hot wings and dip probably come to mind.  Well, today we’re here to change that perception.  With the help of our friends at Bella Bridal & Heirlooms, we’re doing a serious makeover on the casual Super Bowl party.  This also demonstrates an amazing way to repurpose grooms’ gifts.Our theme was modeled after a vintage bottle of whiskey: rugged, flavorful, and sophisticated.  Featuring such jewels as a treasure chest filled with Cuban cigars, braised lamb shank, and a cask filled with whiskey, no manly detail was left unturned.  And if you want to opt …

Monique Lhuillier: Fall 2015 Bridal Collection

I have exciting news to announce…  The Frosted Petticoat blog now has a Fashion Editor!  This makes me feel so official!  Annie Havlicek de Sanchez is the ridiculously talented fashion designer and illustrator behind Parchment & Pixel.  Educated at Parsons and with a resume boasting of her own fashion line at Anthropologie and a stint as a designer for Michael Kors, I’d say we’re in good hands.  Annie will be our fashion guru and give us the insight into the newest trends.  In addition, she’s going to grace our pages with her stunning illustrations.  Here’s a sneak peek of what …

Anna Campbell: Forever Entwined

A few weeks ago I received a lovely message from the staff at Anna Campbell designs, inviting me to get a sneak peek of Anna’s new collection and sit down with the designer herself during NYC’s Bridal Fashion Week.  I graciously accepted the invitation, closed my office door, and danced a little jig in front of my desk.  Needless to say, I was very excited. And if you’re a follower of this talented designer, you would understand the root of my enthusiasm.  Her designs are stunning!  The things that dreams and fairytales are made of, an Anna Campbell wedding gown …