The Frosted Petticoat

Food & drinks with a dash of whimsy!
bacon, ginger bread, cookies, heluva good dip

Bacon Ginger Bread Cookie Dippers

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Virginia Dare Vineyard, Pinot Noir, Wine, Chardonnay

Give Thanks with Coppola & Virginia Dare Wine

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Santa, Sweet Tea, Holiday Tea, Mulled

Santa’s Sweet Tea Station

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Thanksgiving, turkey, gifts, gift guide

Thanksgiving Day Secrets: Turkey Recipe + Fun Finds

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Party Themes

A Seussville Bonanza

August 21, 2013

Come one, come all to a birthday party in the fall!  It has green eggs and ham, music to make you jam, and sweets that will make you say ‘Yes, Ma’am!”.  So make sure to put on a smile like a cutie, because it’s time to celebrate the birth of Tiffanni the Patootie…   Photography: […]

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Recipes

Detail Spotlight: Peach & Gold

August 15, 2013

Have you ever dreamed of swimming in a pool of peaches and cream?  I certainly have!  Well, take that delicious wish and translate it to your wedding.  That’s what newlyweds Fan and Chris did on their big day.  Creating a world of peach, cream, and gold accents, this is one design aesthetic you could almost […]

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Party Themes

Modern Day Pooh

August 13, 2013

I don’t know about you, but I go nuts when a classic party theme is re-imagined in a unique way!  That’s why I was so excited to see this adorable eco-friendly Winnie the Pooh baby shower.  Complete with bee cupcakes, vintage Pooh decor, and a rustic lodge backdrop, there couldn’t be more modern fairy tale […]

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Recipes

Preppy Summer

If you’re envisioning a country club wedding filled with preppy pomp and circumstance, then boy oh boy do we have some inspiration for you!  Imagined by a fabulously talented group of vendors, this Longmeadow, Massachusetts shoot is sure to satisfy any country club aficionado’s nuptial cravings.  Here’s what photographer Dani of Dani Fine Photography had […]

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Recipes

Navy & Gold

August 2, 2013

Looking to plan a classic, yet modern wedding affair?  Then you’re going to love Carolynn and Tony’s sleek Sacramento nuptials.  With a sophisticated museum venue and a navy, white, and gold palette, this is one wedding that is sure to satisfy those with both traditional and modern styles…     Photography:  Carmen Salazar Photography Event […]

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Party Themes

In Your (Lego) Dreams!

July 26, 2013

Over the decades there has been only a handful of toys that have withstood the test of time… the yo-yo, Barbie, and of course Legos.  So, naturally a Lego birthday is the stuff that childhood dreams are made of!  With a wildly creative party planning mom, little Emery’s 7th birthday bonanza was sure to be […]

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Recipes

Yarn Baby

July 19, 2013

With the advent of Pinterest (and the endless craft tutorials that come with it), the world has seen the end of pink and blue baby showers.  And to that I say – finally!  Admit it, I’m not the only person who has cringed upon walking into a party that looks like a vomit-fueled exorcism has […]

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Product Reviews

Petticoat Review: Leonisa Swimwear

July 18, 2013

Listen up, ladies!  With summer in full swing, it’s time for us to have a serious discussion about a topic none of us enjoys talking about.  Yup that’s right, we can no longer avoid the talk about “swimwear”!  Duh, duh, duuuuh!  Whether you are curvy or waify, shaped like an apple or pear, every girl […]

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Recipes

East Meets West

July 17, 2013

If you’re an avid reader of the blog, then you know my favorite weddings are multicultural affairs! There’s nothing more beautiful then two families from two different cultures coming together to celebrate each others traditions in one memorable event.  Because isn’t that what marriage is all about – the combination of two people’s lives and […]

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Recipes

Modern Industrial

June 19, 2013

You and your hunny having trouble settling on a single wedding theme?  Why not combine two?!  Check out this fabulous shoot where two seemingly opposite styles collide in gorgeous fireworks.  Welcome to a wedded world where rustic industry meets simplistic modernity…   Photography:  Brian MacStay Photography Venue:  Silicon Valley Capital Club Floral Design:  Nicole Ha […]

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