Archive: December, 2011

24 Dec

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone!!! No matter what holiday you celebrate I hope you get to enjoy spending time with family and loved ones!

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21 Dec

Happy Hanukah!!

I love it when Hanukkah and Christmas overlap. It means the Mr. and I get to celebrate our holidays together :) So whether you spell it Channukah, Hanukah or Hanukkah, we hope you have an amazing holiday season! Now go eat some latka’s for me :)

PS Yesterday I had someone ask me if they decided to change the correct pronunciation to Ch- anukah. Dead serious.

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19 Dec

Drink of the Week: Eggnog Martini

Drinks No Comments by Nicole

It’s finally time! Hannukah is getting ready to start and Christmas is this weekend! If you are one of the lovely couples who have chosen to get married near the holidays you have so many great drink ideas to use as your signature cocktail but I think this one really sums up the feeling the holidays bring. This might also be a great opportunity to have a pair of signature cocktails since eggnog is one of those things you either love or hate :) I hope everyone enjoys their week and gets to spend time with loved ones.

Photo Credit: Single Minded Women

Eggnog Martini

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1-2 oz Eggnog
  • 1 oz Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka
  • ¾ oz Amaretto
INSTRUCTIONS
Combine ingredients in shaker and shake over ice. Strain into chilled martini glass. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and dust with freshly grated nutmeg or cinnamon.
Recipe Credit: Single Minded Women
14 Dec

Things We Heart: December

Oh December…. Wedding planning during the holidays can be difficult. Here are some ideas to help out :) Happy Holidays everyone!!

 Photo Credit: Sprinkles Cake Shooters

I’m not sure these amazing cake shooters need much introduction. I mean, look at them. who wouldn’t want to dive head first into these puppies! Plus think of the nostalgia! Growing up, weren’t push up pops like the coolest thing since baked bread? The answer is yes.

Photo Credit: Sprinkles Cake Shooters 

So, despite what many people believe, not everyone likes to dance. Sad but true. Why not offer some board games so those guests can have something entertaining to do after dinner while watching you break out on the dance floor. I think this is such a cute idea and can really engage your guests! Choose games that you and your hubby like to play together to make it more personal!

Photo Credit: Every Last Detail

This is an idea that your groom will be ecstatic about. Order some personalized pint glasses (which should be fairly affordable), have your guests use them the night of your wedding and then they get to take them home as a favor! Who doesn’t have a great collection of pint glasses to remind you of where you have drank yourself silly?! I know I do….

Photo Credit: Olive Juice Studios

I love these bracelets to give to your bridesmaids as a gift! They are nice to wear on almost an occasion and you can personalize them for each of your ladies :) They will run you about $60 a pop but are well worth it!

Photo Credit: Simag Etsy Shop

Set up a Wish Wall. This idea is so cute and simple and looks amazing when it’s finished! Uncommon goods no longer sells this version, but get crafty and design your own. Your guests can leave well wishes inside (use paper in your wedding colors) and skip signing the guest book.

Photo Credit: Project Wedding

What are some ideas you are loving this month?

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