Cinnamon Backwoods Cocktail-12898

Cinnamon Backwoods Cocktail

When in Charleston, embrace the Southern culture and enjoy a good old fashioned regional drink.  Inspired by today’s South Carolinian nuptials, our Cinnamon Backwoods Cocktail is sure to transport you to the days of southern charm with a hint of 1920’s prohibition. Take part in a bit of America’s naughtier history as you sip on this libation and follow along as Angie and Mike give us a peek into their Charleston nuptials. Photographer Priscilla Thomas walks us through the day: Angie and Mike’s Wickliffe House wedding features fresh spring colors of blue, blush and white. The couple worked together on every …

Lemon Drop Sugar Cookies-12871

Lemon Drop Sugar Cookies

Life is sweet when you’re in love… and for newlyweds, Janelle and Aaron that couldn’t be more true.  Celebrating their nuptials on seaside cliffs, it was filled with romance and a appropriately sweet dessert table. Get ready to sigh at the sight of these gorgeous photos and print out our inspired Lemon Drop Sugar Cookies recipe for your records.  [yumprint-recipe id=’119′] Photographer:  Laura Elizabeth//Linens and Coverings: Grand Event Rentals//Cinema and Video: Justin Kauffman//Dress Store: Nordstroms Wedding//Event Planner:Rebekka Wall//DJ: Ric Hansen Entertainment Inc//Hair Stylist: Salon Maison//Caterer: Snuffin’s Catering// Submitted via Two Bright Lights PLEASE NOTE: The recipe was created by The …

Goat Cheese Spring Bites-13077

Goat Cheese Spring Bites

Throwing a dinner party can be a bit daunting at times. From cleaning the house to decorating to making the food, it’s can be a lot to handle. One way I like to skimp a bit on the preparations, is by putting together super easy appetizers. Inspired by today’s lovely Farmhouse wedding, here’s add our delicious Goat Cheese Spring Bites to your repertoire. Simple and beautiful presentation will make these a hit at your next jubilee. So grab the recipe below and learn more about this couple’s inspirational nuptials: Casey and Ryan found their dream wedding venue at the Farmhouse …

Glazed Glitter Donuts-14601

Glazed Glitter Donuts

Your alarm did not go off this morning, so you barely had time to get dressed and rush to work. On the commute, you spilled your coffee down the front of you. At work your boss micromanaged your every move and your tuna melt sandwich at lunch was stale. You got stuck in traffic on the way home and you forgot to DVR your favorite show that you wanted to watch tonight. You know what you need right now? Glitter donuts! Yes. That is the only thing that is going to turn this day around. You know it. I know …

Florida Blueberry Pancakes-14569

Florida Blueberry Pancakes

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of Influencer Activation for Influence Central.   Earlier this month, I introduced you to the food educational campaign by the Florida Department of Agriculture called “Fresh From Florida”.  The program is aimed at promoting locally grown Florida produce and fresh seafood, while educating the public about the seasonal produce that comes out of the state. I was excited to team up with the group since I actually rarely know where my own food comes from… a sad, but common reality amongst many home cooks.  The wonderful thing about buying Florida produce …

Versatile Macarons-14537

Versatile Macarons

If you follow along on this website, then you know I like to use food for more than just eating. It actually serves as an excellent decoration, game piece, gifts, and an even organizational purpose. In the past I’ve given you ideas on how to decorate your shelves with margaritas, repurpose a vintage buffet as a donut bar, and even an edible paint tutorial. Simply stated, food is versatile. There is no more versatile piece of food than the macaron cookie. Not only is this one of the better tasting desserts, it can serve multiple purposes. As today’s stylized party …

Spiked Funfetti Cupcake-13963

Spiked Funfetti Cupcake

If you have ever had a birthday, which it is probably safe to assume, then you are likely acquainted with Funfetti. You know, that boldly speckled vanilla cake that is a staple for celebrating the day of your birth. What you probably do not know is that Funfetti dates back to the Medieval era. Legend has it that a rural baker in Wales accidentally poured a batch of sugared berries into the bread dough he was mixing. Not wanting to waste the precious food, he baked up the batter and served the Frankenstein bread at supper, which also happened to be …

Mandarin Elderflower Mimosa-13946

Mandarin Elderflower Mimosa

If you’re an avid follower of the site, then you know I’m a sucker for reinventing the old. With the accessibility of the digital age and the advent of such heavenly websites as Pinterest, you don’t have to look too hard to find competent classic recipes. Want to make a traditional tasting apple pie, you’re set. That is why I like to play with a good thing and you will often find unusual twists on foodie classics in this forum. So, with that said let us dive into a fresh take on the incomparable mimosa. The timeless drink is 50% …