Cocktail of the Week: Raspberry Beermosa

  Truth—we’ve been celebrating summer for quite some time now. However, day one came to us officially yesterday. That’s right folks, time to kick back and say, “the sunshine told me to.” We were super excited to find this beermosa recipe that makes beer the unexpectedly perfect summer brunch drink. Can’t you just imagine yourself […]

How to Throw an Industrial Glam Party

There are so many party themes a host can choose from and be creative with. Not to mention all the little nuances and personality! We’re loving this industrial glam party thrown by none other than one of the wedding industry’s top brands, The Knot. Planned and executed by Simply Elegant Occasions, this Portland Mixer provided local […]

Cocktail of the Week: Boozy Blueberry Lemonade

  Headed to the beach for that family reunion you’ve been planning for months? Time to relax with a cool drink! We’re not quite sure what it is, but sweet drinks always seem more appropriate by the ocean. So, don the perfect floppy hat, dig your toes in the sand and sip away. We hope […]

Let the Love Feest Begin

From Rome to Dublin, Tokyo and back, this bride-to-be has found a passion for travel, photography—and ramen. An employee of Tochi Ramen herself (located in West Bend, WI), it became the perfect fit for this edgy bride-to-be’s “Adventure Awaits” bridal shower. Hosted by her two spunky sisters, loving mother (who presented not one, but two […]

Cocktail of the Week: Strawberry Limeade Gin & Tonic

Time to toast! Are you hosting a garden bridal shower, outdoor engagement party or just any summer celebration? Treat your guests with this gin based cocktail for a refreshing combination of citrus and berry. Throw in a personalized Cocktail Napkin with a gorgeous foil stamp that always makes for the perfect photo op! Note that […]

Cheers and Beers to 60 Years!

  Celebrating Dad’s BIG 6-0 with nothing other than a SURPRISE party to knock him off his rocker. We decided to surprise him, not only with our presence but with a professionally hosted game of trivia! All questions were topics of interest to the guest of honor. These included Star Wars, Star Trek, Wisconsin history, […]

Cocktail of the Week: Blackberry Mule

  Looking for something a little refreshing and non-traditional to accompany you on a warm summer night? Try this Blackberry Mule for a delicious take on the Moscow Mule. Just pick up some fresh blackberries (or any berry really), and you’re all set! Toss in a personalized Stir Stick or Cocktail Napkin and you’ve got […]

Designer of the Month: Emily

  After growing up in Park Ridge, Illinois, I gravitated toward attending college in the nearby Windy City. Ultimately, I chose the University of Illinois at Chicago, where it didn’t take long to fall in love with the hustle and bustle of the city. Here, I was lucky to spend four years growing an artistic […]

Cocktail of the Week: Strawberry Rose Gin Fizz

Beach weather is so close, we can practically taste the salty air. And the strawberries! Somewhere on our endless list of all the things that make summer terrific, you’ll find strawberry season. Yum, yum, yum. Here’s a delicious little something that can accompany you poolside. Hint: it also makes a fabulous sip for bachelorette parties […]

Sip, Snack, Chill

  The ladies at A Charming Fête recently threw a dessert party that looks so fabulous and delicious—if we were closer to Cleveland, we 100% would have shown up on their doorstep to take part. With the theme of Sip, Snack, Chill, there was no shortage of sweet treats or tasty libations. Or personalized cocktail napkins! […]