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  • Impressive Bohemian Brunch Idea

    Hola, Smarties! Are you someone who lives freely without much regard for rules and such? Do you often find the urge to be somewhere you'll be away from all the conventions? Even if it's not entirely possible to live an...

  • Tasty Trend: Naked Cakes

    Naked Cakes are a popular alternative to the traditional wedding cake's fondant and frills. A naked cake is layered and unfrosted on the outside, personalized with fruits, flowers or cake toppers. We love the pure elegance and simplicity. Instead of...

  • Refreshing Tequila Sunrise Ice Pops

    What you need: Makes 10 pops 3/4 cup tequila 2 cups pineapple juice 10 tsp grenadine 5-6 limes Directions: Mix pineapple juice with tequila in a pitcher. Split the mixture into 10 cups, each filled 3/4 of the way. Add...

  • Easy Summer Salads Recipes

    When it's hot (AND muggy if you're lucky enough to experience the glamorous St. Louis summer), the last thing you want to do is slave over a hot stove or spend a lot of time in the kitchen prepping for...

  • 4th of July Patriotic Recipe

    Summer is sweeter with treats! So add these patriotic pops to your Fourth of July party menu. They're light and delicious, easy to prep, and don't add much to your shopping list. Not to mention they'll be adored by both...

  • Festive and Patriotic 4th of July party

    Wish a happy birthday to our oldest, a dearest friend with this patriotic party! Our favorite place setting idea this year includes both sparklers AND confetti (+printables), which makes for a party that really pops! So what are you waiting...