1. DIY Champagne Party Favors

    Whenever I throw a party for someone, I love incorporating a personalized take away that guests will enjoy. So for today’s post I am sharing a little DIY treat I created for my baby boy Brooks’ bris. I know what you are thinking… champagne for a baby celebration? Well, after 9 months, trust me the first thing on your mind is a glass of bubbly! I wanted to pair together two of my favorite things… champagne and cookies. So then the search for the right presentation began. I had seen Pommery POP mini champagne bottles at the liquor store {aka. mini blue champagne bottles}, so…

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  2. FIRST BOOK // AERIN

    As a mom, I find such joy in reading to my children as well as seeing them develop their own love for books. I’ve always been a passionate reader and consider myself very lucky to have had access to books both at home and at school my entire childhood. Unfortunately, many children don’t have these same luxuries and lack the resources to access quality reading material. Literacy is crucial to a child’s future and success, so in today’s post I’m excited to support two organizations that are intent on making children’s literacy a priority! AERIN, a global luxury lifestyle brand {which sells home…

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  3. Host a Champagne Celebration without a full-blown dinner spread

    There are so many occasions to celebrate – engagements, promotions, birthdays – and there is no better way to say ‘Congrats’ than with a Champagne Toast. I love to be the one to celebrate my friends and family successes when these exciting times arise, but putting together a full blown dinner party can get exhausting. Fortunately I found a happy medium – “A Champagne Celebration.” It’s a party with a simple appetizer menu; here I chose a cheese platter, fresh baked olive bread, and olives, accompanied by the fanciest of bubbly. For the table, a simple black and white theme…

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  4. Baked Sweet Potato Chips

    I have been a long time lover and consumer of Vita Coco Coconut Water, so when I heard about their launch of Vita Coco Coconut Oil, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a tub of it! {See some recipes where I used Coconut Oil Spray here and here.} I decided to make an easy recipe of Baked Sweet Potato Chips for my test drive – a great side dish for a lunch at home and also a healthy substitute for snacks on the go! These turned out delicious and crispy – hope you enjoy! Vita Coco Coconut Oil Sweet…

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  5. Denim Shorts for Summer Nights

    This summer is all about denim cut-offs. I wear them day and night, using my shoes as the determining factor for how dressy I want to look. For tonight’s sunset stroll through Madison Square Park, I paired Rag & Bone white cut-off denim shorts with a Bella Dahl button down shirt which I got at ShopBuru {an online store that sells trendy brands that work for nursing – which is perfect because Brooks is 8 weeks today and I am still going strong}. To dress up the look because I had a hot date for dinner, I wore Elaine Turner Cork Strappy Wedges {which are so stinking…

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