billy button

Buttons make an adorable wedding theme, but before getting carried away, be sure to pick one or two vibrant colors to center your wedding decor around, and then mix those with neutral hues to keep it from looking like a hot mess. Another adorable touch for your button themed wedding would be  to incorporate billy […]

primary colors

The three primary colors are red, yellow, and blue – why? Because they cannot be created by mixing any other colors. When you mix primary colors together, you’ll get what is called a secondary color like shades of purple, green, and orange. If you mix one primary color with a secondary color, you’ll get a […]

make lemonade

The original proverb: “If life deals you lemons made lemonade.” The man who popularized it: “When fate hands us a lemon, let’s try to make a lemonade.”-Dale Carnegie A more modern takes on it: “I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… and try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, […]

dotty for daisies

Dotty (adj): Amusingly absurd. Crazy. Amiably eccentric. Marked with dots. Darling pink polka dot straws (and all sorts of other fun stuff) available at Hey YoYo. photo credits: balloons, polka dot straws, bride and bridesmaids, pink boots, polka dot bags, daisy cake, pink daisy field, bike.

daffodils

Summer weddings just WANT to be yellow – it is such a bright and cheerful color, who wouldn’t be happy at a lovely yellow colored wedding? If you more shots of yellow check out all sorts of yellow colored weddings right here. Be sure to mix hints of orange, light green, and cream into your […]

aloha

Have you checked out the amazing website Modern Weddings Hawaii yet? It’s the definitive guide for the Hawaii bride, and there is a whole lot to love over there. All the beautiful pictures in this inspiration board are from Modern Weddings Hawaii… makes you want to come visit us doesn’t it? Destination weddings usually end […]

meant to bee

Cinnamon Honey Salad Croutons  2 Tablespoons butter, melted 2 Tablespoons honey 2 cups cubed cinnamon-raisin bread, crust removed Combine melted butter and honey; mix well. Combine with cinnamon-raisin bread; toss until cubes are coated. Spread out on baking sheet and bake at 275°F 15 to 20 minutes or until crisp and lightly toasted. Honey Blossom […]

prepster

 Definition of a prepster: Really a chimera of two existing groups, the prepster is someone most likely raised in the suburbs and very preppy, that moves to a very hipster centered city (Brooklyn, Portland, Austin), and due to scene exposure adopts certain hipster trends whilst retaining the preppy spirit. Specific examples are skinny jeans with […]

bumblebee

Bumblebees are social insects, characterized by their black and yellow bands. Their fuzzy bodies and fuzzy legs help them to transport pollen to feed their young, and like their cousins the honeybees, they love to feed on nectar. It’s all kind of sweet, isn’t it? Beautiful gold bee print available here. *** The pictures in […]

my superhero

Superheroes are an American phenomenon. Why? Well, sociologists argue about exactly that… some say that since America does not have it’s own mythology (like Greece, Rome, India, or most other older nations) we simply invented one. Others say that superheroes were created to represent American ideals: Captain America represents patriotism, Iron man shows the idolization […]

the yellow skittle

The yellow skittle gets a bad rap. It polls poorly. In fact, in a recent survey, only 9% of respondents said that the yellow skittle was their favorite. I quite like the yellow skittle.  According to Urban Dictionary, yellow skittles are “hot, popular, people who tend to make others feel threatened, but once you get […]

up

Please tell me I’m not the only one who cried like a hungry baby during the first 15 minutes of Up.  The movie goes a little something like this: by tying thousands of balloon to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Right […]

sunny side up

Sunny side up may refer to a fried egg, a 1928 movie musical, a childrens’ morning show on PBS Kids Sprout, an old-timey record album by West End Jazz Band, or a rag doll character from Lalaloopsy.  fried egg + a little salt n’pepper +  2 slices of toast + whipped cream cheese + sliced […]