A NEW CHAPTER OF KAYLARAE
SPRING GRAPEFRUIT SPRITZ MOCK-TAIL
There’s something about drinking a spritz that makes it feel like spring! We concocted this mock-tail refresher using SUPER simple ingredients from Trader Joes, making it my new “last minute picnic” go-to!
AUTUMN HARVEST PEAR SALAD
In my opinion, a gathering simply wouldn’t be complete without a seasonally crafted menu. This fall we made a perfectly delicious pear salad with candied walnuts. Say hello to your new fall dinner staple!
"INTO THE WOODS" SPOOKY COCKTAIL
5 TIPS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO THROW A PICNIC LIKE A PRO
Picnic season is among us, and with the announcement of my picnic basket release happening March 27th, I couldn’t help myself but put together a few of my MUST KNOW tips and tricks to complete everything you could possibly need to live out your picnic dreams.
DESERT SPRINGS MARGARITA
I recently stumbled upon this amazing Grapefruit-sage Margarita recipe, and had to add my spin on it myself! Its light fruity citrus notes married with fresh muddled sage and tequila will practically teleport you to tanning pool-side beneath the desert sun.
THINK BIG, SHOP SMALL
CREATING THE PERFECT GRAZING BOARD: A STEP BY STEP GUIDE
THE ART OF GATHERING: KAYLARAE STYLE
Grazing boards became my favorite canvas because I am, in fact, obsessed with getting people together. Whether it is for a girls’ night in or a full-on holiday party, I have always celebrated the art of gathering. Yes, it is a true art -- though sometimes eating big family dinners does feel like a competitive sport! What is better than having your people around, making memories, and losing track of the hours (and servings) because of good food, full-bodied wine, and the best laughs?
NAMING THE COAST COLLECTION
A year ago I watched Endless Summer projected on a big screen at the very beach where the original photograph, used as reference for the now-iconic movie poster, was taken. The aged photo looks as though it has a filter on it, but no, that’s simply the way film in the 60s presented! I fell in love with the stronger, softer, bolder colors.
THE CONVENIENCE OF CHARCUTERIE: THE ULTIMATE TRADER JOES 101 SHOPPING LIST