Month: July 2016

Meet the Maker: BioLite

You know what they say – a couple that hikes together, creates more likes together. Okay, people may not actually say that, but studies have shown that couples who participate in outdoor activities together report increased feelings of love, connection, and happiness. That’s probably why so many couples have added BioLite’s innovative outdoor recreation equipment to their registries this year and why we’ve partnered with them! BioLite’s most well-known product is their flagship CampStove, a portable wood-burning stove that turns fire into electricity. Using nothing but the sticks and twigs around you, you can create a smokeless portable campfire in Read More

Summer Travel Essentials

If you’re lucky, you have at least one more summer getaway planned for this year. Whether it’s out east or across the pond, a destination wedding or a camping excursion, get prepared with our favorite summer travel essentials. Travel Essentials Journal Write down all your trip details in this travel journal to remember those in-between moments you weren’t able to capture on Snapchat. It’s built to withstand the natural elements as well as the bottom of your suitcase thanks to a linen-wrapped cover and smyth sewn binding. 3-Piece Jetset Set Luggage is one of our favorite wedding registry adds because Read More

Meet The Maker: Artificer Wood Works

Cheers! You’re getting married. It’s easy to spend all of your time focusing on the big day, but what about your friends and family who have also spent time and money helping it all come together? Enter Zola’s new Gifts + Favors category featuring hand-picked items for bridesmaids, groomsmen and even parents. Here at Zola, one of our favorite new brands is Artificer Wood Works; a brand that makes meticulously hand crafted creations – personalized wine boxes and bottle openers that are the perfect way to thank the ones you love for their contribution to your special day. Read our Read More

Group Gifting

One of our favorite Zola features is Group Gifting – where your friends, coworkers and family members can go in on your wedding gifts together completely hassle-free. It’s a modern take on the old tradition of wedding registries so here is our handy guide to explaining this new-age trend to anyone who might have a few questions.

Summer Refresh

Even though we swore we’d never get sick of summer, a little update is always in the cards to make sure things don’t get stale around the house. Hit the refresh button with our newest products to give your place a summer freshen-upper.

Beat the Heat

It’s. So. Hot. Out! Which is generally great, especially compared to the frigid winter weather we always complain about. But, sometimes the heat cramps our style, like when we’re trying to look even remotely professional on a 99+ degree day. Here are some of our favorite wedding registry adds to help beat the heat all summer long.

Quick & Easy Homemade Pizza

Ingredients: 1 lb. Bag of Fresh Pizza Dough 1  Jar of Tomato Sauce 2 Medium Tomatoes 1 Cup of Mozzarella Cheese 1/2 Cup of Fresh Basil Optional: 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil Instructions: Preheat the oven to 450° Spread the pizza dough onto the OXO pizza pan Evenly distribute 1 1/2 – 2 cups of the tomato sauce out to the edges of the pizza dough, leaving a 1 inch border uncovered Thinly slice and add tomatoes, removing excess liquid and seeds Sprinkle with Mozzarella Cheese and any other desired toppings Optional: Drizzle liberally with olive oil Bake for 20 minutes, or Read More