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An Easter Brunch with Crate and Barrel
Eats & Drinks

Happy Easter weekend!! We shared a simple recipe for a delicious and refreshing Carrot and Blood Orange Mimosa on Pottery Barn’s blog! It’s perfect for a festive Easter brunch. They’re best with fresh juice (make it ahead!) and a crisp Champagne! Enjoy! See the recipe here!

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Carrot + Blood Orange Mimosa
Holidays

Is there anything sweeter than adorable kids, gathering for an afternoon of crafts and treats?! I thoroughly enjoy hosting intimate parties for my son, family and friends, so this year I put together a water color, Easter egg decorating party! We painted eggs (the metallic water color eggs came out awesome!) and snacked on bite-sized […]

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Easter Egg Decorating Party
Holidays

Spring has sprung and we teamed up with our friends at Pottery Barn to create a very colorful and charming Easter brunch to celebrate!! We wanted to create something a little different than the traditional pastels and bunny rabbits, so instead we went with bold colors and palm leaves, inspired by Pottery Barn’s very colorful […]

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A Colorful and Charming Easter Brunch
Holidays

This is such a fun and easy entertaining idea for Easter! We used these calligraphy Easter eggs as “name cards” for our Easter brunch with Pottery Barn… more from that later this week! I absolutely love how these calligraphy eggs turned out and how easy they are to make. We spray painted the hard boiled eggs […]

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Easy Entertaining: Calligraphy Easter Eggs
Be Inspired

I have always loved Easter and every year growing up I remember my mother buying us a special Easter dress and creating the most beautiful Easter baskets for us to enjoy. This weekend we’re planning on doing a little egg decorating, Easter brunch with friends and maybe a day trip to Santa Barbara. Looking forward […]

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Charming Friday Links: Happy Easter!
Holidays

If you’re hosting an Easter brunch this Sunday or giving out some Easter treats, our charming printable Bon Appétit eggs make a sweet addition to a table setting! They’re bright, colorful and perfect for spring. These tags also work for any spring brunch if you’re serving eggs! Bon appétit everyone! Download Egg Printable HERE Print […]

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Bon Appetit! Egg Brunch Printable
Eats & Drinks

These are the projects we like to call “easy entertaining” because anyone can make these White Chocolate Lavender Bunnies in 3 simple steps! And for anyone who has a fondness of white chocolate, you’ll love the subtle flavor and smell of fresh lavender mixed in. Ready for the easy steps? Just melt about 8 ounces of good […]

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White Chocolate Lavender Bunnies
DIY

These DIY Easter Surprise Eggs are super fun to make! Using balloons, a messy glue mixture and yarn, we created an egg shape that’s perfect for stuffing with special Easter treats like chocolate carrots and tiny bunny globes! They’re perfect for Easter brunch or dinner to place on a table setting as an addition to the charming […]

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DIY Easter Surprise Egg
Holidays

Inspired by the classic baseball game snack boxes, we created an old-fashioned Easter Candy box filled with beautiful Easter candy. It’s perfect to use outside while the kids are on the hunt for their Easter eggs! From gummy carrots to spring lollipops and chocolate bunnies, there’s a little something for everyone in this box. We even […]

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Old-Fashioned Easter Candy Box
DIY

If you’re wanting to get extra crafty and stylish with your Easter egg decorating this year, try these charming Mosaic Easter Eggs! We had such a blast making these, even with the tedious shell placing! It’s a super fun project and kids would love it too of course. Read below for the how-to! Mosaic Easter […]

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Mosaic Easter Eggs
Charming Friday Links

I’m sure many of you are planning your Easter celebrations for this weekend. We’re going to be dying our eggs tomorrow and then having a relaxing weekend with a yummy Easter breakfast, dinner with our family and a little gardening. I’ve decided that instead of giving Romeo a stuffed bunny in his basket, I’m going […]

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Charming Friday Links: Easter Edition!
Holidays

Can you believe Easter is this Sunday?! If you’re in need of some last minute Easter ideas, I’ve pulled together some of our favorite Sugar and Charm Easter posts from over the past few years! From ombre and gold leaf Easter eggs to carrot margaritas, you’ll love these sweet and charming Easter ideas! Click on […]

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The Best of Sugar and Charm’s Easter Ideas
Eats & Drinks

This Carrot Margarita recipe was inspired by the cocktail served at Flora Farm in Cabo San Lucas. I thought there is no way a margarita made with carrot juice can taste good…can’t happen. But I was shocked at how refreshing and delicious a carrot margarita is! The unique combination of carrot juice, lime, orange and […]

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Carrot Margarita Recipe
DIY

If an Easter egg hunt isn’t enough for your young Easter brunch guests, we’re sharing this adorable Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny printable and a printable sheet of tails! It’s a great activity for kids of all ages. The older ones love it because they actually know how to play. i.e. blind fold, […]

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Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny Printable
Holidays

I’ve been making Zan an Easter basket for 10 years! The tradition started the first year we began dating and I’ve carried it on ever since. It’s usually a small basket with his favorite Easter candy and a special item, like a new cologne or something small he’s been wanting. I was doing research for […]

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The Ultimate Easter Basket for Guys
Holidays

From pink nails to baseball caps, spring is in the air and I’m absolutely loving it. I’m so excited about spring and everything it brings… Longer days, morning walks, hues of pink and pastels, spring cleaning and of course the holidays, including two special birthdays for my boys. To celebrate, we put together a list […]

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12 Things to Love About Spring
Holidays

Shop this board, here! 1/2/3/4/5/6/7   We have another new and exciting series on the blog! It’s part of the new site, which will make its debut in a few weeks… finally! But I wanted to share one now since Easter is this weekend. We’re teaming up with some of my favorite entertaining, lifestyle and […]

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entertaining style with m loves m
Holidays

Pinch me, I’m pinning for Martha! I’m honored and extremely thrilled that I’ll be guest pinning for Martha Stewart Living this next month. As if that isn’t enough, this write up about Sugar and Charm was more than flattering! I’ll be scouring the web to find the most charming DIY’s, recipes, party and entertaining ideas. I’ll be […]

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guest pinning for martha stewart living
Eats & Drinks

I’ve been wanting to try Ina’s incredible Coconut Cupcake recipe for awhile. I added a little twist and made them Coconut Raspberry Swirl Cupcakes adding a fresh raspberry filling inside and a few tablespoons to the frosting to give it a swirl. These are a great spring dessert and perfect for an Easter celebration! Oh […]

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coconut raspberry swirl cupcakes
Holidays

Easter is only a few weeks away and if you’re hosting a fabulous brunch you must start planning your menu soon! Easter is actually one of my favorite holidays so I’ve been Easter-pinning-crazy these past few weeks for inspiration. How does this sound? A simple, yet beautiful table setting with Farmers Market flowers and floral […]

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inspiration for an easter brunch
DIY

“I want my geese to lay gold eggs for easter!” Just like Veruca Salt, I wanted a few gold eggs for Easter, so I made it happen with some beautiful gold leaf. For my gold leaf Easter eggs, I created the world on an egg, a golden bunny and a simple heart. The heart was made […]

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Gold Leaf Easter Eggs!
Eats & Drinks

After having the incredible lemon ricotta pancakes at Plow in San Francisco, I was determined to come home and make some! The pancakes at Plow had a strong lemon taste, which I loved, so I knew I must  not be shy with the lemon juice! I think I got them pretty lemony! It was Zan’s […]

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Sweet Mornings – Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Homemade Ricotta
Holidays

No one ever said Easter baskets are just for kids! If I could fill my own Easter basket, the candy below would be my top picks! Gourmet chocolate bars, amazing toffee from See’s, my ultimate FAVE sea salt caramels,  mini Cadbury eggs (I scream for joy when I see these pop up in stores!) and […]

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Easter Candy for Adults!
DIY

DIY Ombre Easter eggs – I’m in love!! I have been so busy lately that I haven’t done too many Easter crafts, yet alone even decorate for Easter!! With some of my family visiting this weekend and me hosting a small Easter breakfast, I decided it was time to make an Easter decoration and of […]

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DIY Ombre Easter Eggs
Eats & Drinks

Last week I made three cocktails for Style Me Pretty and Macy’s. I wanted to share my favorite one with you… the Honey Citrus cocktail. It’s fresh squeezed grapefruit juice and orange juice, with Skyy Infused Dragon Fruit vodka and lightly sweetened with honey! I also added a sugared rim to dress it up ; ) There […]

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Honey Citrus Cocktail
Holidays

I’m so excited to have my Easter Eggs featured in Ladies’ Home Journal April issue… especially with one of my favorite ladies on the cover… I adored the doodle eggs and the minimal eggs too! There is so much creativity out there in the blog world and I’m happy I can be a part of it! Thank you LHJ […]

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sugar and charm in ladies’ home journal
DIY

This year I decided to try something different rather than dye my Easter eggs. I really wanted to create details and I knew I couldn’t get them if I used dye… so instead I hand painted them with tool paint! I also embossed names and other designs on the eggs too! I’m an impulsive embosser, […]

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Different Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs
Holidays

The bunny fold is an easy and charming way to dress up your Easter table this year! It’s so cute, you think it might hop right off your plate : ) Better Homes and Gardens made an easy to follow video on how to create this fold… Click here to watch! Once you get the […]

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It’s the… Bunny Fold!
Eats & Drinks

This was my first time making a carrot cake recipe from scratch and it turned out heavenly! I found a recipe that reminded me of a classic, old fashion carrot cake with pineapple, shredded coconut and pureed carrots! This would be a delicious dessert for Easter!   Carrot Cake Cupcakes  2 cups flour 2 cups […]

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carrot cake cupcakes

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