All posts filed under: Newlywed Life

Get advice, firsthand accounts, and inspiring ideas on how to blissfully ease into married life after the party is over.

3 Must-Know Tips for Holidays With the In-Laws (or Soon-to-Be)!

Photo Source: Youtube The holidays can be a mix of emotions for couples all over the world. For new couples, the stress to impress may be even greater. We surveyed over 650 engaged and just-married Zola couples to hear how they are spending the holidays this year. When we asked how couples felt about spending the holidays with their in-laws, more than half said they love their in-laws as much as their own parents! To our surprise, only 4% of all couples said they need to have an emergency exit strategy in place. Not bad, not bad. Regardless if you Read More

Holiday Cocktail Recipes by a World Champion Bartender

Photo by ETSchindler Photography Last week, we celebrated the exciting launch of Crafthouse by Fortessa, the new line of modern barware made in collaboration with World Champion Bartender, Charles Joly! For the gift that keeps on giving, Charles concocted two custom holiday cocktail creations for you to try at home. He also included the barware to go with it, so go on and give it whirl. Let us know how it goes! Custom Cocktail Recipes by Charles Joly You’ll Need: A Mixing Glass, Jigger, Bar Spoon, Julep Strainer, Coupe Cocktail Glass, and Ice Bucket with Ice Scoop. Prep: Pour prosecco into coupe cocktail Read More

The New Must-Have Line of Barware Designed By A World Champion Bartender

Let’s be real – dressing up your bar cart is half the fun when registering! If you are a cocktail-loving couple that loves to entertain, you’ll want to continue reading… Fortessa, one of our favorite Zola Brands, has just launched a new line of sleek and modern barware, Crafthouse by Fortessa, made in collaboration with World Champion Bartender, Charles Joly (pictured above). Aspiring home bartenders and professionals alike can get inspired to create their own crafts affordably and in style!

An Easy Thanksgiving Recipe to Impress Your Guests

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it’s time to roll out your pants with the elastic waistband and get ready for marathon eating (and drinking) through January! ‘Tis the season, right? Whether you’re hosting or guesting this year, here’s an easy Thanksgiving recipe that will be sure to impress the crowd! It’s tasty, seasonal and completely Instagram-worthy. #BestThanksgivingEver

Get Spooky: DIY Halloween Party Treats!

We love getting into the Halloween spirit over at Zola HQ! Perhaps it’s the increase in candy consumption around the office that gets everyone excited – Either way, there’s no shortage of fun surrounding this spooky event. We decided to whip up our favorite DIY drink + snack combo for the occasion. Whether you’re hosting or attending a Halloween party this weekend, here are two quick & easy DIY treats to woo (and boo) your guests! Creepy Crawly Cocktails Featuring OXO’s Good Grips Spirits Ice Cube Tray  What You’ll Need: Fresh H2O Ice Cube Tray – We recommend using a silicon tray like the above for easy removal. Plastic Toy Read More

How to Style a Bookshelf with Homepolish’s Orlando Soria

There is an art that comes with styling a bookshelf. Gone are the days of simply dumping hoards of books on a shelf just for the sake of storage. Bookshelves can offer so much personality to a home, and it’s a wonderful way to invite creative and artful elements into your space. The books you find on a neatly-styled bookshelf may or may not ever get a page turn, but how gorgeous do they look all stacked for display?! The answer: sooo gorgeous. Last week, we met up with Homepolish’s Creative Director Orlando Soria for his expert opinion on bookshelf styling. Read on to find out his tips and tricks.

How To: Dating & Debating in 2016

Here at Zola we don’t have any political affiliation, but we know that dating and debating in 2016 has never been as complicated! Years ago you might have been told that political conversations have no place at the dinner table, but those days are over. Discussing politics is no longer a faux pas; it is crucial to any relationship. We decided to survey our couples on the issue. Read on for tips from Jennifer Spector, Zola’s Newlywed-At-Large. The Survey We recently surveyed over 800 of our couples to find out just how many are in politically divided relationships. We also wanted Read More

Spotlight: Nambé’s Guide to a Santa Fe Retreat

Is it just us or is Santa Fe, New Mexico on every must-visit destination list these days? It seems tourists are flocking to this cultural hotspot for views of its magnificent landscape and its celebration of rich artistic tradition. Sounds like a pretty exciting place for a honeymoon, don’t you think? So, imagine how thrilled we were when tabletop and home décor brand, Nambé, who has called Santa Fe home for the last 65 years, offered to give us the lay of the land. Turns out, fall is a great time to visit. But don’t just take our word for Read More

Man Repeller LIVE: Love & Modern Relationships

Last night, we hosted the incredible fem gems of Man Repeller (including MR Founder, Leandra Medine!) at the Zola Townhouse. Kicking off the first ever MR Round Table Live Event, dedicated MR community members joined in on an intimate discussion of love and modern relationships. At  Zola, we love connecting with our community and hearing their stories, so we were honored to host such a special evening. From the struggles of singlehood to the complexity of modern relationships in the digital age, the floor opened up to share any thoughts candidly and unfiltered. Missed the LIVE Facebook streaming? Watch it here. Check out photos from the evening below: Thank you Read More