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October 10, 2014

Fabric Friday

Fabric Friday on Pretty Prudent

Last week’s fabric was pretty hard to top, and then we got in this adorable KNIT! We are giddy for knits, because it’s not every day you find a sweet print on a knit fabric. This Teagan White for Birch Organic Fabrics, Acorn Trail, KNIT, Penny’s Seasons fabric is just that. I know exactly what I’d want to make with this fabric, our DIY pajama set for kids. What would you make out of this knit fabric? Don’t fear the knit if you’re a beginner, check out Sewing with Jersey 101.

Enter for the chance to win one yard of Teagan White for Birch Organic Fabrics, Acorn Trail, KNIT, Penny’s Seasons, and find out who won last week’s Fabric Friday after the jump…


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October 10, 2014

Traveling in Style: Isle of Skye, Scotland

Traveling in Style _isle of Skye
The Isle of Skye is one of the most remarkable places to visit in Scotland, because of it’s stunning beauty and history. Towering peaks, vibrant emerald moors, and crystal clear fairy pools define the landscape of this ancient island. It is no wonder that this fall we have been completely inspired to add the Isle of Skye to our top destinations, style, and even our breakfast menu…

Visiting the Isle of Skye (from the collage above):
- This viral video of cyclist Danny MacAskill riding the stunning Cullin Ridge was just released, and makes you want to buy a ticket immediately.

- Watch the majestic Mealt Waterfall cascade down Kilt Rock (photo by Fabien Bravin).

- Quidam Cress perfectly captures the town of Portree on the island.

- Get a closer look at the ruins of Cill Chriosd (aka Christ’s Church) on Meanderings About

- Ian Cowe photographs the Neist Point Lighthouse and cliff edges of the island.

- Visit Scotland is packed with details and must-see destinations on the island, like Dunvegan Castle.

- The Isle of Skye makes the most perfect destination for a wedding (photo by Dylan Kitchener), or a Secret Elopement spotted on Green Wedding Shoes.

- On your visit, don’t forget to keep your eye out for red deer, whales, and these seals photographed by Paolo Verseci.

What to Wear: Isle of Skye - Style 2

Plaid Cape from Zara | The Billie Boot and Double Ribbon Fedora from Madewell | Poppy Red Top from Ace & Jig | Blue Dress from Lost & Found | Leather Gloves from H&M | Brooklyn Leather Satchel from Ona Bags

For kiddos: Blazer and Flowy Dress with Piping from Zara

Be inspired to recreate this Flower Crown Hairstyle from Irrelephant.

What to Eat:

Start your morning with Roasted Pear & Cranberry Chocolate Chunk Scones from Local Milk.

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October 9, 2014

The Sweetest Sweet Tea Ice Pop Recipe

Sweet Tea Popsicle Recipe
I may be from Los Angeles, but I’ve got Southern love, as y’all know. You can’t get a decent sweet tea out here, so you have to make it yourself.

You can use our sweet tea recipe for boring-old drinking, but seeing as we are experiencing a crazy fall heat wave in LA, I say make some pops and cool off. Winter will be here soon enough.
Sweet Tea Popsicle Recipe

If you love pops as much as I do, also try these:
Peaches & Cream Pop Recipe
Jaime’s Famous Strawberry Basil Balsamic Pop Recipe
Mango Sriracha Popsicles
Cucumber Mint Pops

Get our Sweetest Sweet Tea Popsicle Recipe after the jump… (more…)

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