Entertaining
Hellooooooo CANDY CART! We wanted to create the perfect Halloween candy cart that’s super charming for a Halloween party! Something a little more sophisticated and enjoyable for the “older kids” (aka adults) was our motivation
Read more
The Perfect Halloween Candy Cart!
Eats & Drinks
I still have the invitation to my Kindergarten graduation with written instructions to bring a dozen of your favorite cookies. I chose my favorite peanut butter cookies and I can remember bringing the
Read more
Loaded Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
Entertaining
How charming are these chocolate-dipped spoons?! And they’re beyond easy to make, in just a few steps, which is why they’re easy entertaining at its best! Chocolate-dipped spoons are great for after dinner
Read more
Easy Entertaining: Chocolate-Dipped Spoons
Eats & Drinks
Anytime I make a punch for a party, it always has an ice ring! These DIY ice rings you can make for party punch add such a charming, vibrant touch to the punch
Read more
DIY Ice Rings for Party Punch
Holidays
             Creating a charming holiday table setting for Christmas has been a passion of mine since I was a kid! My mother would go nutty as
Read more
A Charming Holiday Table Setting
Eats & Drinks
Happy National Watermelon Day! Many of you might remember this old school watermelon sherbet bombe cake recipe from your childhood! We're bringing back this fun watermelon ice cream cake and it's looking mighty
Read more
Watermelon Sherbet Bombe Cake
Eats & Drinks
Thanks to 2 very dedicated agriculture pioneers who believed in the little blue dynamos, we’re celebrating 100 years since the first commercial blueberries were sold from farm to table! July is National Blueberry
Read more
Blueberry Crunch Icebox Cake
DIY
How amazing is this DIY Fabric Marbling technique? Fabric marbling is such a unique method and an awesome way to create a cool pattern you can somewhat control and transfer to other surfaces. We
Read more
DIY Fabric Marbling
Eats & Drinks
We teamed up with Tablespoon to throw a charming brunch with some easy recipes and fun decor! The gin and jam cocktail and super easy beignets are a must! Watch the video and
Read more
A Charming Brunch with Easy Beignets
Entertaining
A few months ago, we teamed up with Tablespoon to shoot 3 fun party videos!! We’re excited to share our first mini-episode, a fabulous Cookies and Cocktail Party with 3 delicious recipes! I
Read more
Cookies and Cocktail Party!
DIY
White plates are my favorite dishware staple and we use them everyday, but with this technique, you can create beautiful DIY watercolor plates that will add a pop of color to your dishware
Read more
DIY Watercolor Plates
Eats & Drinks
I'm sure many of you have tasted Entenmann's chocolate donuts. They sell them at most grocery stores and they have that harder, kind of waxy coating... I absolutely love them, haha! I
Read more
Baked Chocolate Donuts with Homemade Magic Shell Coating
Holidays
This year's DIY Advent Calendar is definitely my favorite so far! These tiny wooden houses lined up on my mantle are just about the most charming Christmas decor ever! I made the advent
Read more
DIY Wooden Houses Advent Calendar
Eats & Drinks
This Gooey Chocolate Cherry Crock-Pot Cake is definitely going to be a Halloween tradition in our home!! Around this time a year, I keep my slow cooker on hand as it's the best
Read more
Gooey Chocolate Cherry Crock-Pot Cake
DIY
In Mexico, during the Day of the Dead celebrations, sugar skulls and sugar art has been a tradition since the 17th century. They're created from homemade sugar paste, put into molds,
Read more
How to Make Mexican Sugar Skulls
Holidays
We had to put the half gallon of apple cider we have from our apple picking adventure to good use, so Moscow Mules it is!! As much as I love a standard Moscow Mule
Read more
Apple Cider Moscow Mules
DIY
With baking season upon us, I thought it would be helpful to have a charming "cheat sheet" or conversion chart, as it's called, lying around for convenience! So today we're pleased to share
Read more
Charming Printable Kitchen Conversion Chart
Eats & Drinks
We love celebrating seasons here at Sugar and Charm and I’ve made it known that my favorite seasons are fall and winter. I love all of the activities a new season brings and
Read more
The Ultimate Pumpkin Pie
Be Inspired
There are so many great apps for shooting, editing and customizing iphone photos that it's hard to keep track of them all. The standard editing ones are great, but today I'm sharing
Read more
6 Incredibly Fun Photo Apps
Home
I've always been attracted to the charm a dining nook or small cafe-style table and chairs add to a kitchen. Especially if there is already a formal dining room, a kitchen
Read more
15 Charming Kitchen Nooks
Home
There are several easy and creative ways to transform a bland backyard into a mini-oasis. Below are 10 simple ways to add a little charm to your backyard, without any major renovations! These tips
Read more
10 Simple Ways to Add Charm to a Backyard
Eats & Drinks
Lately, I've been enjoying cocktails made with tea. This Peach Tea and Rum Cocktail definitely takes the cake. It's a "peachy" twist on an old Charleston punch recipe from 1783! Who knew hip
Read more
Peach Tea and Rum Cocktail
Home
I've been seeing half painted (or 3/4 painted) rooms lately on Pinterest and I'm really inspired by them! It's a cheaper option to wainscoting, but gives a similar and colorful look. And I
Read more
11 Chic Half Painted Rooms
Eats & Drinks
Hot summer days are upon us and we’ve been soaking them up with homemade popsicles! If you follow Sugar and Charm on Instagram you might have noticed us snacking on some coconut water
Read more
Coconut Water Fruit Popsicles
Eats & Drinks
There are a few reasons why this cake is named the Heaven and Hell Cake. First and most obvious, it tastes like heaven, but it's also hell to make. At least that's what
Read more
Heaven and Hell Cake Recipe
Eats & Drinks
When we go to Paradise Cove, I’m always tempted to order the pineapple mojito because they serve it in a pineapple cup and it makes me feel as if I’m on a tropical
Read more
How to Make a Toasted Coconut Pineapple Cocktail in a Pineapple Cup
Entertaining
In honor of Motherʼs Day I wanted to invite a few of my fellow mom friends over for a relaxing backyard tea party. Just a few hours without our beautiful children to chat,
Read more
Mother’s Day Backyard Tea Party
Home
When summer hits, many of us will be dusting off our outdoor furniture and stocking up on some new items to refresh our backyards! I had a goal to have our backyard somewhat finished
Read more
10 Beautiful Small Backyards
DIY
I'm pretty excited about today's post! We've teamed up with Astrobrights Paper to create 4 simple, bright and colorful paper crafts for your next party! The possibilities are endless when creating
Read more
4 Colorful Paper Party Ideas
Eats & Drinks
    Happy Monday! Here’s a sweet and very easy blondie recipe to start off the week! This is my favorite recipe for the best toffee chocolate chip peanut butter blondies ever! I usually make
Read more
Toffee Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies
Eats & Drinks
My friend came over the other day and brought me a bag full of yellow grapefruit. I’m usually a pink grapefruit kind of gal, but when I tasted it, I couldn’t believe how
Read more
Yellow Grapefruit Margarita Recipe
Eats & Drinks
Ever since our trip to New Orleans, I’ve been dreaming about the deep fried, fluffy, piled-high-with-sugar beignets recipe at the legendary Café Du Monde. The historical French Market has been serving up the
Read more
Traditional New Orleans Beignets Recipe
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.
Read more
Carrot Margarita Recipe
Eats & Drinks
It must be the caffeine in the tea, or maybe it’s the combination of the gin, tea and honey… whatever it is, this Earl Grey tea cocktail is an energy booster! I’ll sip
Read more
Earl Grey Tea Cocktail
Eats & Drinks
This cocktail has changed my mind about whiskey. Really it has! I never enjoyed sipping on any type of whiskey drink because of the strong taste, until this one. And who knows, this
Read more
Drunken Leprechaun
Eats & Drinks
Sparkling wine alone is delicious, but I prefer it in a cocktail! With the Oscars this Sunday, I pulled together 15 of the most beautiful cocktails using bubbly! The sophistication of Champagne and
Read more
15 Fabulous Sparkling Cocktails
Eats & Drinks
Every day and every breath is a gift, so why not celebrate and eat fudge?! And with this fudge recipe, making it has never been so easy. There are only 5 ingredients in
Read more
5 Ingredient Raspberry Marble Fudge Recipe
Eats & Drinks
You guys are going to love these ginger cocktail recipes and homemade ginger syrup! It's incredibly easy to make the syrup and extremely versatile when it comes to mixing hand-crafted ginger cocktails. It
Read more
Homemade Ginger Syrup & Ginger Cocktail Recipes
Eats & Drinks
You're gonna go bananas over this cake! When we were visiting Zan's family over the holidays, his mom told me about a Butterfinger banana cake she's been making for the boys since they were
Read more
Butterfinger Banana Cake
DIY
If you follow me on Instagram, you know I painted one wall in my dining room with chalkboard paint. I was hesitant at first, but then decided to do it because, my goodness,
Read more
Transferring Type and Logos to a Chalkboard Wall
Holidays
Alright, it's been about 85 degrees in LA the past week, but on the day I made these there were clouds in the sky and fall was in the air. I think it
Read more
Hot Chocolate on a Stick Recipe
Eats & Drinks
Let's start this off by Zan's reaction to the pie, "it's by far the best pecan pie recipe I've ever tasted." Yup, he really said that and I don't get that reaction too
Read more
The Best Brown Butter Rum Pecan Pie Recipe Ever!
Eats & Drinks
Hellooo Friday! It’s the weekend before Halloween, which means major party time for many of you. You’ll be happy to know that I have the BEST sangria recipe ever for Halloween! I call
Read more
Black Sangria Recipe
Travel
Last week Zan and I escaped to New Orleans for a few days. After hearing it has some of the best food, amazing jazz bars, baby alligators that you
Read more
New Orleans Travel Diaries
Eats & Drinks
I was excited when Better Homes and Gardens invited me to try  the new line of dishware they sell at Walmart. Since I have a set of round white dishes, I chose some modern,
Read more
Sweet Mornings – The Best Frittata Recipe Ever!
DIY
In honor of all the Labor Day BBQs that are going down this weekend, we’ve created DIY tiki torches out of classic American liquor bottles. I originally spotted this idea at my friend
Read more
DIY Tiki Torch Bottles
Entertaining
We're proud to present Sugar and Charm's party buying guide! It's an excellent resource for buying party essentials like drinks and snacks for entertaining up to 24 guests! If you ever need to
Read more
Party Buying Guide
Eats & Drinks
I've made Moscow Mules several times and they're always a hit and very refreshing. I also like that they're extremely easy to make (we love simple around here!) and a multi-seasonal  cocktail. Moscow
Read more
Blueberry Moscow Mules
Eats & Drinks
Happy Monday! I know you all enjoyed the first weekend of summer, yay! With a plethora of lemons that grow around here I'm always thinking of different ways I can use my favorite
Read more
Watermelon Lemonade Recipe
Eats & Drinks
I love sipping on a good margarita when it's a beautiful, sunny day, but sometimes margaritas can be a pain to make because of all the ingredients. There's also an art to making
Read more
Lemonade Margarita
Eats & Drinks
When we were in Turks and Caicos this past Christmas we learned how to make the Island's signature drink recipe -- a Rum Punch. We made them a few times everyday in our
Read more
Turks and Caicos Rum Punch Recipe
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
Read more
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,
Read more
Sweet Mornings – Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Homemade Ricotta
Holidays
I usually make these cookies around the holidays, but as the years go on I'm learning that they're actually a terrific year-round chocolate cookie! By far they are my most requested cookie to
Read more
My Favorite Chocolate Cherry Cookies
Eats & Drinks
I've eaten a lot of brownies in my life (is that such a bad thing?) and I can honestly say these salted caramel brownies are absolutely amazing! I adapted the recipe from the
Read more
Salted Caramel Brownies Adapted from Baked
Eats & Drinks
I first tried this vanilla bean panna cotta recipe when our close friend Todd made it for us on New Year's and I knew I needed to make it and share the recipe
Read more
The Best Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta Recipe
Eats & Drinks
What better way to celebrate an anniversary than peanut butter caramel cheesecake?! Today is our four year wedding anniversary! When I think back on that day, I can't believe four years have passed.
Read more
Peanut Butter, Caramel Cheesecake to Celebrate 4 Years of Marriage
Eats & Drinks
Mini fondant pumpkin pies on top of pumpkin cupcakes! How much do you just want to gobble one of these down? I had to make them after seeing it here. That little piece
Read more
Oh, Hey Little Slice of Fondant Pumpkin Pie
Holidays
I truly enjoyed this drink for days and it is my beloved cocktail for fall. Not only was the cocktail incredible, but the process of making homemade apple cider was so much fun!
Read more
The Best Homemade Apple Cider Cocktail Ever!
Eats & Drinks
Jolly Rancher punch? Oh yes. I made this last year for our Halloween party and not only was it a total hit, but it was super easy to make! And it tastes
Read more
Spiked Jolly Rancher Punch
Eats & Drinks
Banana breakfast sandwiches - yum! As expressed in a previous post, I'm telling you again that I really love Tyler Florence's baby food book, Start Fresh, because that's exactly where I got this recipe!!
Read more
Sweet Mornings – Banana Breakfast Sandwiches
Eats & Drinks
I was browsing through my very adored and cherished Martha Stewart magazine they so generously give Sugar and Charm every month and I spotted this DELICIOUS recipe. A few things I love about these pancakes...
Read more
Sweet Mornings – Blueberry Dutch Pancakes
Eats & Drinks
These are called french toast puffs and they're the most delicious version of french toast ever! A crispy and crunchy outside with a soft, almost doughy like, puff inside. Seriously amazing! See below
Read more
Sweet Mornings – French Toast Puffs
DIY
I saw this idea on Martha's website and I had to make my own mini terra-cotta votives! Aren't they adorable for fall entertaining?! You can make any size (even really large!) and add any scent
Read more
diy terracotta votives
Eats & Drinks
Strawberry Crunch Icebox Cake The end of summer is upon us and Labor Day is right around the corner. Time to get the red, white and blue out for one more summer BBQ. I
Read more
Strawberry Crunch Icebox Cake
DIY
We make it so easy for people when we just hand them gift money in a card... Don't you think they should work for it a little more? The answer is Money Balloons!!
Read more
Money Balloons
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
Read more
Honey Citrus Cocktail
Eats & Drinks
I've been wanting to make a pie in these 4 ounce mason jars I have laying around. With Easter only a few weeks away, I thought a Lemon Honey Meringue Pie would
Read more
Mini Lemon Honey Meringue Pies
Eats & Drinks
It's been one of those weeks! Sorry I haven't posted too much, but I've been doing really fun things like organizing our new apartment (since we moved two weeks ago), preparing our documents for taxes
Read more
Lavender Mojito
Eats & Drinks
I did it - I finally made a candy bar! I've been wanting to do this for awhile, but never got around to it. So while I was home taking care of a
Read more
Homemade Snickers Bar Recipe
Eats & Drinks
Okay, I know this red velvet cheesecake is totally overboard, a caloric craziness and a lot of time in the making, but it tastes OH SO GOOD!!! It consists of an original cheesecake
Read more
Red Velvet Cheesecake
Holidays
Growing up, these Italian sodas were my favorite!! My mom and I would always stop by a little coffee shack on our road trips to Oregon. I remember ordering the blueberry Italian soda
Read more
Italian Sodas
Eats & Drinks
I was reading the magazine Edible Santa Barbara the other day and I came across the best two-page advertisement I've ever seen. It was for St-Germain and inside the magazine they provided card stock tear-outs
Read more
Summer Drink Recipes from St-Germain
Eats & Drinks
I love the idea of infusing sugar! The wonderful uses of infused sugars are endless. You can use the citrus or lavender sugar in a poundcake or sugar cookie recipe to add a
Read more
Infusing Sugar
Eats & Drinks
Butter-less chocolate chip cookies, what else can I say? I conducted an experiment last night... I tried making chocolate chip cookies without using butter. Why? Because most of the time when I
Read more
Butter-less Chocolate Chip Cookies
DIY
We're loving these Anthro-inspired zinc letters! Kristin, a very lovely Charmer, sent over this easy and affordable craft project. We've all seen the silver letters at Anthropologie and other darling stores, but
Read more
Anthro-style Zinc Inspired Letters
DIY
Enamel painted vases - I'm in love! If you like to paint, I have a really fun project to share today! My inspiration for these easy DIY enamel painted
Read more
Enamel Painted Vases – Easy and Beautiful!
Holidays
These Roly Poly Santa Cookies are the cutest of the cookie bunch! They're buttery and delicious and you'll almost feel bad for eating their legs and head, but you won't regret it once
Read more
Ho, Ho, Ho! Roly-Poly Santa Cookie Recipe

Most Popular posts

Sign up for the

Newsletter

Spamming is Never Charming