10 Jun

Our mouths are totally watering right now. But before we dive into all these yummy food photos from Max and Friends, a little bit about the inspiration behind them… RoomForty founder Steve Fortunato noticed a trend with farm-to-table wedding food these days. It all had that same wood-and-parchment-paper, whole-pig-roasting-on-a-spit, rustic kind of feel (which is […]

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5 Jun

Nope, not an Edward Sharpe music video or a page out of the Urban Outfitters spring catalog. Just a dinner party held for a group of creative folks out at Historic Seven Sycamores Ranch in central California. With Third Element Photo Co. behind the lens and Kim from Drops Of Honey Designs working her event […]

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28 May

We knew we weren’t the only ones who watched Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette and immediately had a little party theme! light bulb light up above our heads. We mean… macarons, champagne, and a playful color palette? It was just waiting to happen. And since this little party that Elle Affairs, Mary Margaret Smith Photography, Morgan […]

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26 May

We know we’ve still got like 24 days left until it’s “official” (yeah, yeah, yeah…), but to us Memorial Day has always marked the start of summer. So to celebrate this three-day weekend and kick off the sunny season, we thought we’d share a summery cocktail-focused shoot from Marie Buck Photography, GATHER Events, and mixologists […]

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16 May

Have you been keeping up with this season of Mad Men, cakies? We’re six episodes into the final season this Sunday, and things are getting juicy. But let’s be honest for a sec; we kind of watch for the ‘60s fashion, food, and entertaining inspo just as much as we do for the plotlines. So […]

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5 May

Buenos dias and happy Cinco de Mayo, Cakies! Such a fun way to start off the week, for sure. In the spirit of Cinco de Mayo, we’re sharing a bright and colorful rehearsal fiesta from photog Megan Clouse and planner Julia Lake. The wedding itself was more of a formal affair, so the couple chose […]

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30 Apr

Question for you guys: Is there anything better than an outdoor dinner party with good food and friends? A gorgeous tablescape doesn’t hurt either. Christine Doneé wanted to celebrate the transition from winter into spring by photographing a backyard bash full of flowers, antique gems, Etsy pieces, and a few décor items from her personal […]

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24 Apr

Bottoms up, cakies! Joielala, The Hostess Haven, and Please & Thank You are back again with another Mad Men-inspired beverage for you to sip while watching this week’s episode. Because whether you’re hosting a viewing party or curling up on the couch in your jammies, we fully support having a vintage cocktail in hand. This […]

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16 Apr

You guys all tuned into the season premiere of Mad Men on Sunday, yes? What a first episode that was! You can bet we’ll be glued to our televisions every Sunday night until the series ends, drooling over Megan’s wardrobe and Don Draper’s… well, Don Draper’s everything (don’t tell our hubbies!). Last week we shared […]

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9 Apr

It’s time to bust out the vintage barware, ladies and gents. Mad Men is back this Sunday for a sure-to-be epic final season, and we’re pretty darn excited about it. (Hence the Mad Men-inspired fashion and decor ideas we shared this morning.) As our fellow fans know, no episode is complete without a shot of […]

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