The Frosted Petticoat

Food & drinks with a dash of whimsy!
Top Foodie Experience on Oahu, Disney's Aulani Resort

Top 3 Foodie Experiences on Oahu

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Jam Cellars Butter Chardonnay

Jam Cellars: Farewell to Summer with Butter & Jam

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James Beard Foundation Taste America

Food for Thought: James Beard Foundation’s Taste America to visit Austin

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Bacon Wrapped Filet with Chardonnay Pumpkin Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Filet with Chardonnay Pumpkin Sauce

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Recipes

Turquoise orchids, you say?

July 3, 2014

  Although I get tons of requests for features, sometimes a trend takes hold of not only our readers’ hearts but also my email box!  Petticoat Nation, I heard you loud and clear… you want to see some turquoise orchid bouquets.  Well, fret (and email) no more for I have not only found a wedding […]

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Recipes

The Wishing Well Barn

June 30, 2014

Let’s be honest with one another… weddings are overpriced.  From the thousands spent on flowers that will die the next day to the dress you’ll only wear for a few hours, the costs of unnecessaries really add up.  So, it’s nice to see what a little elbow grease and a lot of creativity can accomplish […]

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Recipes

A Tent Built for Two

June 6, 2014

Nowadays when it comes to weddings, there are no rules.  Traditional, bohemian, punk, or shabby chic, anything is game.  So, that’s why we’re digging Ashley and Mark’s camping wedding.  With a casual atmosphere of fun and love, photographer Leah Moss breaks down all the details: Ashley and Mark wanted their wedding to feel more like […]

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Party Themes

Your daily greens (and stripes!)

May 29, 2014

The graveyard of baby showers past is scattered with the stereotypical hues of pink rattles and blue onesies.  At what point did society decide that those were the only two colors that could be used to welcome a bundle of joy into the world?  Personally, I’ve never been a fan of the gender-based color schemes […]

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Party Themes

The Good Ship Eli

May 21, 2014

Besides always having photographic documentation of all life’s events, there is one other perk to being the kid of a prolific photographer… fabulously styled parties!  Shannon Von Eschen is one of our favorite photographers and always throws the most creative birthday fetes for her little one, Eli.  In fact a few months ago, we swooned over […]

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Recipes

Heart Beats

May 13, 2014

How do you breath life into a tired wedding theme?  Take it to the edge!  That’s exactly what a group of Virginia vendors did when they teamed up to do a music-themed wedding shoot.  Combining hard industrial lines with a natural rustic feel (and throwing in a radical color palette for good measure), they breathed […]

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Recipes

Sweet Harmony

There are blurred lines between a rustic fete and a shabby chic affair.  Rustic decor often boasts of masculine natural elements and exposed wood details.  Shabby chic decor usually combines a bit of feminine old world charm to soft pastel palettes.  However when paired, these seemingly dichotomous styles work wonders on a wedding theme.  Need […]

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Recipes

Monet’s Water Lilies

May 12, 2014

One of the many perks of working in the wedding industry is getting to team up with fabulous vendors!  Our all time favorite company to work with? Pink Parasol Designs!  With limitless talent and bounding creativity, it’s always a happy day when we get a call from this ridiculously gifted planning company. So naturally when they […]

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An Affair to Remember

May 9, 2014

We’ve had the honor of featuring a Bliss Bridal Magazine vendor challenge on our blog before… and it was fabulous!  You can imagine our delight when we received today’s post.  Here’s the skinny:  for every issue, Bliss Bridal Magazine challenges Austin wedding vendors to create a stylized event based off of a single idea.  In […]

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Party Themes

The (very) Little Mermaid

May 5, 2014

To celebrate Allison’s first birthday, it was quite easy for her parents to come up with this ocean-loving tyke’s theme.  So without pulling any punches, her mom and pop set out to throw the most beautifully orchestrated mermaid party to rival all others.  So put on your swimming trunks, practice holding your breath, and dive […]

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