holidays

How to Survive Easter With Your In-Laws

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Chocolate bunnies, egg dye, cute spring clothes… there are plenty of reasons to be excited for Easter. And as with any holiday, family time can either be a part of the “Things we love” category, or the “Things we dread.” Perhaps it’s more likely to make it into the latter category when your in-laws are... read more

5 Bite-sized Desserts to Serve for Easter

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Some desserts just taste better in bite-sized portions so we’ve rounded up some of the best springtime treats to serve your guests this Easter. Heavenly Angel Food Cake This light and airy cake doesn’t just taste delicious, but it also makes for some pretty table decor. GET THE RECIPE Brazilian Mallomars Since mallomar... read more

9 Modern Easter Tabletop Finds

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Get ready to update your springtime table with these nine finds that are sleek, chic and all modern (and perfect for Easter!). MORE MUST-CLICKS: 10 Dip-Dyed Spring Home Accents 6 Pretty Spring Tablescapes 7 Inspiring Pastel Interiors read more

Simple Tricks to Setting a Modern Easter Table

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Easter is a celebration of all things new, so when it comes to setting a table, I like to mix the design up. While I definitely take a page out of my mother’s book and set the table with various pastel tones, I like to update it with modern elements—think: metallic and retro... read more

DIY 3 Modern Easter Eggs for a Updated Holiday

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Tired of basic dip-dyed Easter eggs? Here are three ways to create bold, modern egg designs with craft paint and a few markers. Color blocked, graphic metallics and ombré effect, mix and match all three for a new take on this springtime holiday. What You'll Need: Hard boiled eggs Acrylic paint (in various colors) Paint brushes... read more

6 Hand-Picked Tablescape Ideas for Your Next Spring Gathering

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A spring tablescape can feature anything from a mishmash of DIY items, Etsy pieces and flowers personally picked from your garden all the way to a decked-out array of items from Pottery Barn, Anthropologie and your local florist. In any case, it's a fun project figuring out just which decorations you'd like to set the mood... read more

Brunching Best With White Hart Inn’s Smoked Salmon Tart

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Chef Annie Wayte is known for her farm-to-table style dining at Connecticut's charming White Hart Inn, so we wanted to get the scoop on what she's serving up this Easter. Her go-to crowd-pleaser? A savory smoked salmon and leek tart with dill. Sounds too delicious to pass up so we got the easy-to-follow recipe just... read more

A Guinness Cocoa Cake You Need to Bake

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Whether or not you're a fan of Guinness, this is one cake you have to try. A bitterness thanks to the beer and the sweetness of the vanilla icing create a perfect balance of dessert-y goodness. While it's ideal for St. Patrick's Day, we think you'll want to bake this rich chocolate cake all year long. <a... read more

Your St. Patrick’s Day Survival Guide

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Irish or not, you may need a little luck (read: us!) to help you pull-off a festive St. Patrick's Day party. From Guinness facts to dinner recipes and green decor that's actually chic, here's your survival guide for March 17th. Know your facts: Here's everything you need to know to become an <a... read more

7 Cakes That Look Too Good To Eat

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No matter what you’re celebrating, there’s sure to be cake involved. Whether you’re a baking newbie or a pastry pro, there’s a beautiful cake out there that you can make. We’ve rounded up our favorite cake recipes for you to try for your next celebration. Blow your guests away with these incredible edible works of... read more
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