All posts tagged: summer

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

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.

Summer Catch: Date Night for Two

Whether you catch it yourself or start with a store-bought filet, we have the perfect fish dish for date night. Chef Gregg Drusinsky of Seamore’s has graciously shared his famous fish taco recipe for you to enjoy in the comfort of your kitchen. Yummy yellow tail with a crunchy zing – what’s not to love? And for the cooking-challenged, this meal is all about preparation and mixing as opposed to oven-watching and precise measurements, so no excuses and let’s get started! Seasonal Fish Tacos Yield: 4 servings FOR THE PICO DE GALLO: 4 beefsteak tomatoes, diced 1 large red onion, 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

Inspiration for Your Summer Bridal Shower

Before you get married, you’re going to be showered with love by your closest friends and family. If you’re a bride, you’re probably not planning these festivities yourself, but of course there’s no harm in pointing your bridesmaids and family in the right direction. See below for some inspiration for that perfect summer bridal shower. Citrus Punch Serve refreshing drinks that everyone will love on a hot day. Citrus is a crowd-pleaser during the summer months so make sure to include slices of fresh lemon or lime for garnish. Naked Cake  Choose an unfrosted cake. These exposed desserts have a more natural 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