Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Kentucky Derby: Attire Men

Vintage Straw Fedora from LaBellaB

Vintage Ray Bans from Vintage Sunnys

Kentucky Derby... The Food

Kentucky Hot Brown Recipe from

Country ham and biscuits from Southern Living

Recipe for Virgin Mint Julep from Telestial Kitchen

Virgin Mint Julep

4-5 mint sprigs
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups cold water
3/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1 1/2 qt ginger ale
Thinly-sliced lemon slices (for garnish)

Rinse the mint and discard the stems. Place sugar, water lemon juice, pineapple juice in a medium-sized bowl, mix, and stir in the mint leaves. Allow to stand for 30 minutes.

Fill a large pitcher with ice cubes. Strain the liquid over the ice. Add the ginger ale and lemon slices and serve.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Marry Me on Leap Day... The Inspiration...

Marry Me on Leap Day... The Dress

I am in love with the cardigan trend. There is nothing more cozy than I light and pretty cardi... Photo grom LovelyGirlsWeddings

I LOVE this ring.. it's so beautiful and something that would be very different. Designer.. RockmyworldInc..

Marry Me on Leap Day... The Cake

You don't have to have a huge cake at your wedding. This tiny cake is lovely and can be put out in the center of a larger dessert table.  From Cupcake by Francisca Neves .. Cake Designer

Key Lime Coconut Cheesecake by Bay Area Bites

Marry Me on Leap Day... The FOOD

Gluten Free Cake Ball Truffles by MamasGFreeCakeBalls

Beautiful hand crafted cake stands.. also come in customized.. a lovely touch for a wedding or anniversary celebration. VesselsandWares


I like quality and these green stripey straws from Sweet Lulu (a favorite party supply shop!) Don't disintigrate in your drink. Sweet Lulu also sells the cheaper made in China kind that are fun for art projects and decorating, but it you want them for drinking get THESE by Sugar Diva
Beef Tostadas from Dine and Dish