Dia de los Muertos Wed-Spiration

Dia de los Muertos is the Day of the Dead which falls on the day after Halloween, and is a Mexican celebration of family and friends that have passed.  As a San Diego native this holiday has been celebrated here for decades, and a Day of the Dead wedding in So Cal would not be … Continue reading Dia de los Muertos Wed-Spiration

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Bridal Party Gifts: Origami Owl

At a recent Bridal Show I discovered Living Lockets made by Origami Owl, and thought these would be great Bridal Party Gifts!  Either from the Bride to her Bridal Party, Mother & Mother-In-Law, or Bridal Party to the Bride!  They are clear Lockets filled with charms and plates that you get to personalize and design … Continue reading Bridal Party Gifts: Origami Owl

Healthy Turkey Chili & Cornbread

During the week we rush through our meals like a race to the weekend, and sometimes it can be hard to make healthy choices when you are on the go.  This is the easiest and most delicious Chili I have ever had, and in fact this quick recipe has been a family Halloween Tradition.  My … Continue reading Healthy Turkey Chili & Cornbread

Oliver Wedding

When every girl dreams of her wedding day, she imagines a magical experience complete with the perfect groom and the perfect day.  While planning a wedding can be stressful, our wedding day was nothing short of perfect.  It was better than I could have imagined, simply because I was marrying a beautiful man that I … Continue reading Oliver Wedding

Cleopatra Makeup Inspired by Liz Taylor

Halloween is just around the corner, and this year for our Halloween Party I was Cleopatra inspired by the gorgeous Liz Taylor.  When this film came out, it was a BIG DEAL!  Liz Taylor's makeup as Cleopatra inspired the runway in the 60's, and continues to inspire the runway today.  If you are going to … Continue reading Cleopatra Makeup Inspired by Liz Taylor

Homemade Super Green Juice, No Juicer Required!

If you are considering trying out a Juice Cleanse, but don't want to spend upwards of $150 for a 1 to 3 Day Juice Cleanse like a lot of brands out there, then I have a solution for you on the cheap!  The additional bonus is you know exactly what is going into your juice, … Continue reading Homemade Super Green Juice, No Juicer Required!

Haunted Halloween Party Decor

Last night we had a successful Halloween Party after we transformed my sister's home into a Haunted House!  The main key was not only creativity, but lighting was crucial for optimal spookiness! Between the black lights, strobes, and colored bulbs, you can't go wrong.  We sectioned off areas for one colored bulb to shine, and … Continue reading Haunted Halloween Party Decor

DIY Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

In honor of my little sister's birthday and our crazy love for Halloween, this DIY Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume was fun to make and a major hit downtown Nashville for some Halloween fun!  You will definitely get some looks wearing this fresh meat ensemble. We watched a DIY Video Tutorial, and a couple notes … Continue reading DIY Lady Gaga Meat Dress Costume

Spicy Date Night Hand Pies

Many of us know that a way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so do your man a favor and make him these Spicy Date Night Hand Pies! Pack up your picnic basket with these flavorful pies, a side salad, and a nice Pinot Noir or Malbec (or both), and plan out a … Continue reading Spicy Date Night Hand Pies

Dripping With Decadence

From Park to Palace, there was a significant difference in wedding themes displayed at the Hyatt Rengency La Jolla Bridal Show this past weekend.  For the more glamorous bride, there were options that were dripping with diamonds or dripping with enchantment. They brought on the glitz and glam with sequin tablecloths and hanging crystals in … Continue reading Dripping With Decadence