All posts tagged: seasonal

‘Tis The Season! The Final Stretch of Wedding Season, That Is…

You don’t have to look at a calendar to know that we are smack-dab in the final stretch of wedding season – we all can just feel it. Of course there are other signs, like a dwindling bank account and added fatigue on Mondays this month compared to those from the beginning of the season, too. We’ve compiled the best tips on how to make sure you survive and enjoy the rest of wedding season this year. Get Organized  By this point, you have a pretty good idea of the wedding travel you will be doing in the coming months. Take some time to Read More

Zola Picks: Fall-Inspired Registry Gifts

Goodbye summer, and hello pumpkin spice! From multicolored leaves to apple picking, there are many reasons we love this gorgeous season. When you’re registering for gifts, consider all of the fun festivities and holidays you’ll be prepping for. Who knows, you could be hosting the next Thanksgiving dinner! Here are a few of our favorite fall-inspired registry gifts:

Outdoor Adventure

At Zola, we are huge fans of thinking outside the box when it comes to crafting the perfect wedding registry that fits your lifestyle as a couple. So if you’re ready for a lifetime of fun and adventures, this wedding registry list is for you. Inspired by the longer days and warmer temperatures, we’ve put together everything you’ll need for some outdoor adventures…finally!

Fall Favorite Finds

Fall is more than just an excuse to wear your beloved leather jacket. Cherish this in-between time, where the carefree days of summer are over, but your schedule isn’t yet double-booked with holiday parties. From must-have games to seasonal cookware, savor every second of these shorter days with our fall favorites. Autumn Wreath Bundt Cake Pan When temperatures drop, turn up the heat – in the kitchen, that is – with this autumn-inspired Bundt Cake Pan. Its authentic leaf pattern imprints onto your delicacy for a look that is straight-from-the-rake, in the best kind of way. Hand Hewn Pitcher When dinner is Read More

Summer Trend: Warm Rustic

Bring nature into your home with this summer trend: warm rustic. With its warm color palette, you can personalize it by interspersing small touches to make it your own. Read below to find out why our Zola couples are LOVING this trend right now. Neutral Colors  Beiges, whites and other neutral colors don’t have to be boring. Use these colors as your background and building blocks to your home and registry before adding on. We recommend using these colors in your tableware and furniture so you can accessorize with brighter pops of color and patterns. Rustic We love any way that you Read More

Cooking For Two: Staying Healthy During Wedding Season

It’s wedding season! Which means many of you are spending weekend after weekend traveling far, drinking lots of champagne, and loading up on cake. To balance out these celebrations, we’ve put together some nutritious weeknight meal ideas to keep you feeling healthy all summer long. The Drink During the week, start detoxing a little bit. Replace the wine or mixed drink with a simple lemonade or flavored water. You can easily make this drink the night before and have it waiting for you in your fridge (we love Iittala’s Ultima Thule Pitcher). For a fun citrusy drink you can make at home, Read More

10 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes For Summer

Summer doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your slow cooker. This kitchen tool is absolutely not a seasonal utensil, which is why we’ve teamed up with our friends at POPSUGAR Food to bring you their delicious slow cooker recipes that are perfect for those warm weather months. 1. Slow-Cooker Pomegranate Pork Tacos With Quick-Pickled Red Onion   Get the recipe: slow-cooker pomegranate pork tacos with quick-pickled red onions. 2. Slow-Cooker Bloody Mary Soup Get the recipe: slow-cooker Bloody Mary soup. 3. Slow-Cooker Blackberry Jalapeño Chicken Sandwiches Get the recipe: slow-cooker blackberry jalapeño chicken sandwiches. 4. Slow-Cooker Chinese Beef With Zucchini Noodles Get the recipe: slow-cooker Chinese beef with Read More

Seasonal Sips: Springtime Cocktails

It’s spring and that means one thing – time to play outside! There’s nowhere we’d rather be right now than soaking up some rays at a rooftop bar or lounging on a restaurant patio. But for those nights when staying in is way more appealing, try concocting one of these seasonal beverages and embrace the taste of spring. Just be sure to take it outside (hey, a fire escape counts!). Blueberry Mojitos The combination of tart berries and cooling mint is unbelievably refreshing. Try serving up these Blueberry Mojitos to your girlfriends in the Billy Cotton Water Goblets so that the pink color really Read More

How Sweet It Is: Spring Dessert Recipes

Spring has sprung, and the shift has us craving a menu that’s fresh, fruity, and filled with flavor. With the abundance of seasonal produce now available at the farmer’s market, this is the ideal time to head to the kitchen, break out the KitchenAid, and bake the day away! We’ve rounded up some spring dessert recipes that are perfect for a party on the porch or just great to whip up for a night at home with your loved one. Passion Fruit-Coconut Bars Classic lemon bars get a tropical twist in this recipe for Passion Fruit-Coconut Bars. Simple and sweet, try cutting them into Read More

Spring Cleaning Essentials

With the start of spring comes the annual tradition of a complete and thorough cleaning of your home. It’s time to get rid of clutter, dust off your shelves, and wash out all that set-in dirt. If you and your spouse are looking forward to spring cleaning as newlyweds (or just want to be prepared), here are some tips on where to begin and a few must-have registry items to get your home in tip-top shape for warmer weather. So, put on your favorite playlist, grab all of your cleaning supplies, and get started, together! Cleaning your Floors Spring cleaning means vacuuming everything, including carpets, Read More