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Tacos, Margaritas, + A Cinco de Mayo Picnic!

When it comes to the general hierarchy of holidays the big ones tend to get all of the credit, but I’m a firm believer that it’s those lesser celebrated, low maintenance holidays that are really where it’s at! You know the ones– they center around friends, food, fun, and don’t involve a lot of fuss. It should come as no surprise, then, that Cinco de Mayo ranks among my top three holidays. (It’s a close second to the 4th of July!) A holiday built on the three pillars of food, friends, and fun– …

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Recipes || Goat Cheese + Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Hey everyone, Jessi here! I am super excited to be sharing a delicious and easy weeknight recipe with you all. I have a serious love for Mexican food and basically anything with peppers, lime and cilantro. Oh and don’t forget the margaritas! Cinco de Mayo is quickly approaching and this is a perfect dish to quickly put together and bake in the oven while you prepare a pitcher of margaritas to share with family and friends.  I like to pick up a rotisserie chicken to save time preparing this dinner. You can also make the …

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Cocktail Hour || Gin Lavender Lattes

Coffee based cocktails are so often associated with after-dinner drinks. There’s the infamous White Russian and of course Irish Coffee, but we wanted to create a drink that was more Mother’s Day brunch and less dessert at an old-fashioned Italian restaurant. We partnered with illy and used their stylish new X7.1 Sunrise Limited Edition iperEspresso Machine to do some recipe testing and came up with a drink that is equal parts classic, beautiful, and unique– just like mom. They’re super easy to use and the taste of the …

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DIY || Macrame Plant Hanger

Spring has sprung, friends!  Or, in the case of Los Angeles, spring has come and gone and it’s very much beginning to feel like summer.  I adore the heat, the warm sun, and even the humidity– I swear, I’m not even lying about that last one.  There’s no better way to bring the great outdoors in than with some cute succulents and house plants which is why I love this simple macrame plant holder DIY that Sarah created for us!  And should you catch the macrame bug, you can check out other projects to inspire new …

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