As much as Dad hopefully appreciates the #1 Dad mugs, power tools, and loud-printed ties he’s collected over the years on Father’s Day, there’s a fun gift he’ll truly love thanks to Otter Creek, a new line of grooming and skin care products for men. Sorry girls, but with its Realtree-camouflage pattern packaging and [...]
Summer parties are a great way to get together and try to beat the heat. What’s nice about them is they don’t need many frills to make them fabulous.
It’s best to focus on simplicity, from the backyard set-up to the menu. Lolita Healy, a nationally known Celebrations Expert and founder of Designs by [...]
By now, everyone knows that star Miley Cyrus is engaged to Liam Hemsworth and shopping for a wedding gown!
Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus (Photo Credit: glamour.com)
Her signature style over the years has been to wear very fitted, figure-enhancing clothing for most occasions. Will she stick to this expected style choice for [...]
Photo Credit: Alice Astourian
Party planning and event decorating has become all the rage lately. Planning a baby shower is tons of fun. Everything related to a baby is so cute and little, it’s hard not to get carried away with adorable things at a baby shower. For my baby shower I went [...]
Writing a Father’s Day gift guide makes me really miss my Dad! He was a total foodie who loved all things cooking and eating! One of my favorite places to shop for him used to be Harry & David.
My Dad would have adored any of these fabulous gifts!
This year Harry & [...]
We all know how important it is to be gracious and show wedding guests that we appreciate them! I recently chatted with Michael Brandon, who created the website www.thank-you-notes.com about common mistakes that brides make when writing their formal thank-you notes. Here is what he shared with me:
The bouquet has been tossed. The [...]
Destination weddings are gaining popularity for a variety of reasons. Selecting the correct hotel to assist with wedding accomodations is critical as a couple plans this type of event.
Photo from destinationweddings.com.
Travel expert and hotels.com blogger Nicole Hockin (TravelWeekly, USA Today, NYTs, Rachael Ray Show, O, Oprah Magazine) has compiled a [...]
Someone asked me this week if it was acceptable for a bride to completely change her look for the reception celebration. I answered with a definite “Yes!” Once all of the formal group pictures are taken, it is completely acceptable to switch looks for the reception!
Here are a few ideas:
1. The bride [...]
I have to be honest with you, running around from bar to bar wearing an “I’m the bride!” t-shirt, a tiara, and a boa is pretty much my worst nightmare. Add excessive drinking and creepy male dancers into the mix, and my head might explode.
All brides have different personalities, and the above scenario [...]
The rehearsal dinner is traditionally planned to take place the evening before the wedding. It is meant to be a way for the members of the wedding party and immediate family members of the bride and groom to get acquainted before the actual wedding ceremony.
Photo from onsugar.com.
A good rule of thumb [...]