Month: January 2016

Super Bowl Party Guide

It doesn’t matter if you’re in it for the game or just sticking around for the commercials/Beyonce, a Super Bowl party is really all about good old-fashioned fun and a nasty hangover on Monday. We have all your entertaining needs to throw a Super Bowl soiree to remember. Rectangular Three Tier Bar Cart While your guests are busy fixating on the score, bring the refreshments to them with this versatile bar cart stocked with all the essentials. They’ll thank you later for being an accommodating (and stylish) host who knows how to throw a legendary party. Square Ottoman Our Super Read More

Five Wedding Gift Trends for the Modern Couple

Lucky for you, 2016 is all about letting your personality shine, especially when it comes to weddings and your registry. The constraints of convention are no longer—just because your mom did it, doesn’t mean you have to. Couples are choosing gifts that fit into their lifestyle, whether they’re “traditional” or not. So, skip the fine china. Here are five wedding gift trends you should consider for your registry: It’s All About the Experience: If the idea of bringing one more thing into your home has you wanting to forego your registry entirely, consider adding experiences to your wish list. From cooking classes Read More

Registering for Now and Later: Registry Tips

Registering for now and later is a best practice that you, your mother and mother-in-law can all agree on. No one wants think of their wedding registry as a missed opportunity later in life. While many couples are opting out of registering for new china patterns, there are some items that you will need in the future that you can’t possibly see yourself needing today. You want your wedding registry to feel timeless, after all that is the point of asking your nearest and dearest to get you set up for the future. So when it comes to the big ticket Read More

Toast Meets World and Finn’s Wedding

It’s official – @ToastMeetsWorld and @FriendsOfFinn are finally married and we couldn’t be happier for the doggy duo. From the Bride’s Marchesa couture gown to her Maid of Honor’s meltdown right before the ceremony, we have all the juicy details from the night to remember. The dashing dogs were outfitted to the nines for the New York City stylish affair. Even Toast’s Godfather, Barney’s Simon Doonan looked dapper in leather fringe as he walked the stunning bride down the aisle. Toast’s Marchesa couture was complemented with London Jewelers diamonds for a look that glistened the entire night. The bridesmaids were Read More

Going Green

With New Year’s Resolutions still fresh on our minds, we are committed to going green. From the food we eat to the decor we choose, we love incorporating some nature into our busy schedules and cramped starter homes. Duo Herb Pot Grow your own herbs for the perfect finishing touch to all of your home cooking. Start with a few seeds, some natural light and watch them sprout before your eyes from this stone double planter. Field of Flowers Party Plate, Set of 4 These salad plates will blend right in to the leafy first course that sits atop them for an Read More

Fresh Start: Linens and Towels

You’ve noticed some fraying, pilling and fading on your essentials, think: linens and towels. And hey, there’s no use being in denial any longer because the new year is the perfect reason for a fresh start, especially when it comes to your basics. Do I have to?  Yes! And there is no better time than right now to get a fresh start. Even if my pieces aren’t that bad? Especially if your pieces aren’t “that bad” because the longer you wait, the worse they will get. How do I make sure I buy pieces that last?  We have you covered there. We’ve Read More

Registry Top Picks: Nest

Our not-so-traditional wedding registry picks continue with one of our favorite brands, Nest. Nest reinvents unloved but important home products like the thermostat and your security system. So instead of registering for dishwasher unsafe, special-occasion-only chopsticks or the tried-and-true waffle maker even though you both are gluten-free, take a look at Nest’s everyday essentials and thank us later. Nest Learning Thermostat, 3rd Generation This innovative thermostat saves you money and is great for the environment so for us, we’re already sold. But if you need additional convincing, check out its sleek design that fits in perfectly with any tastefully decorated Read More

2016 Wedding Trends

Drumroll, please… Our list of the top wedding trends for 2016. Check ’em out! 21st Century Wedding Registry Long gone are the days of registering for fancy, special occasion-only china sets. Instead, couples are opting for more practical everyday items and going for the better quality and higher price version of what they already own – think upgrading your regular blender for a Vitamix with all the frills. In addition, people are opting for more experience-focused registries and honeymoon funds, like these. Greens We’re seeing greens everywhere, from centerpieces to bridesmaids gowns to freshly cut grass in our cocktails. We’ve even seen Read More

You’re Engaged! Now What? Engagement Tips

The holidays – otherwise known as Engagement Season – came and went better than you could have ever imagined. Now that you’ve had a little time to come down from cloud 9, you’ve got a lot on your plate. We get it – from picking a wedding date that works for everyone to registering for your future and from having a new set of parents to listening to unsolicited advice and everything in between, it’s totally normal to feel overwhelmed. We’ve got some engagement tips to help you navigate everything during this exciting time in your life. Get Organized Budgets, Read More