07.11.18

MADEWELL SALE

i know i just did a post on but they are now having 30% off additional on sale items with code bigmood so i thought i’d do a quick round up. their sale on sale is my favorite time to stock up but be quick because stuff sells out fast (like this cute little and  above that is sold out in my size) – joanie

 

07.10.18

CROPPED BLACK JEANS!

a friendly note to say that i bought and they arrived yesterday and they are great! i’m usually a 26 in brands like a madewell and j.crew but i sized up to a 27 in these and they fit like they do on the model, just a tiny bit loose through the waist, hip and thigh which is exactly how i wanted them to fit! perfect as i don’t like to wear skin tight denim when it’s hot out. and they are $100 which is a steal for J.Brand denim!  – joanie

07.09.18

MORINGSTAR FARMS OUTDOOR DINING!

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

i’m really excited about this post! before every shoot i have a vision in my head of how i want it all to come together and my goal is to always match the vision with the final images but this shoot exceeded my vision. it was the perfect light, all the decor came together perfectly in a relaxed way. this is our second post in a series of three for . it was really fun to hear all your feedback on our first post, lots of people are excited about us featuring more veggie/vegan friendly foods and we’re excited too! this time it’s all about their  ® Spicy Black Bean Burger, which has been a fave of mine for years.

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
 outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

the whole inspiration of this series is to encourage everyone (meat eaters included!) to make room on your grill this summer for vegetarian and vegan foods. and that it’s a category of cuisine that doesn’t need to be exclusive, you can grill it and serve it right along side a piece of meat. we’re hoping that these images make you want to bust out your grill (or head to your local park) and enjoy a meal outside!

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

we threw in a ton of colorful elements into this outdoor dinner, gingham napkins, bright florals, mismatched table linens, etc. i like to mix and match different prints and colors that are all in the same family but that make it feel a little more rustic and natural. there is a time and a place for perfect dinner parties but outdoor BBQs are a great time to keep it low key and uncomplicated with food and decor.

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

for drinks we served lemonade with mint and lemonade ice cubes which keep your drink cold but don’t dilute it as it melts and iced coffee with coffee ice cubes (which are so easy and always a hit with guests!)

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

one of the keys to keeping hosting from becoming overwhelming is to keep the food on the simple side, you don’t need tons of different options, just a solid main course with some sides and a simple dessert. for the burgers, we decided to mix it up and serve them with lettuce wraps instead of buns. we offered toppings like crumbled feta cheese, regular and beet hummus and cucumber salad (recipe below!). the feta paired with the ® Spicy Black Bean Burger was a solid match!

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
 
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

for sides, we did individual foil packs on the grill with potatoes and radish. to make these, you simply cut the potatoes into wedges and slice the radishes in half, drizzle with olive oil, salt and Herb De Provence and place inside foil squares. wrap the sides up and place on the grill. these will take longer than the burgers to cook through so put them on first!

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest
outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

the cucumber salad is two cucumbers diced, half a red onion, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar, all mixed together! you can eat it on it’s own or top on the burger, it’s delicious both ways!

and our simple dessert was just sliced strawberries, tossed with raspberries, fresh mint and topped with whip cream, yum!

outdoor dining with MorningStar Farms | designlovefest

throw a blanket over a picnic table or create a place to eat on the ground by spreading pillows and blankets out on the floor. entertaining doesn’t have to be complicated! focus on creating a relaxed environment and everyone will have a good time!

cheers to eating outdoors more this summer! xx bri

photos by: 
styling by: bri emery and joanie cusack
this post was made in partnership with 

07.06.18

WEEKEND AT HOME / 120

weekend at home | designlovefest

lately i’ve got a case of the blues. i’m reaching for deep blues in every situation–at the nail salon, looking for wall art, shopping for clothes. i’ve had my eye on a royal blue velvet sofa for a while, and all of this navy inspiration is making me want to take the plunge. there’s something so serene about a deep blue in an interior. the hue really brings the calming feeling of the ocean indoors. what do you think of a pop of navy? shop the look below!

weekend at home | designlovefest
shop them

weekend at home | designlovefest
weekend at home | designlovefest
weekend at home | designlovefest

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07.05.18

SUMMER HEAT

it’s going to be over 100 degrees this weekend which means the summer heat has finally landed in california! i’m reaching for easy, breezy dresses and i’m looking to stock my wardrobe with more options like that to get me through the summer months. is always a go to for me and i rounded up a few pieces that seem perfect for this heat! – joanie

 

 $88 – the sweetest yellow mini dress. love how structured it is, feels very 60’s.

  $88 – a super lightweight mini skirt to wear with all your favorite t-shirts.

 $145 – shoulder bearing, soft and feminine.

 $148 – rompers are great for more active summer adventures that might not be too dress friendly.

 $118 – a crisscross back and a simple black + white stripe makes this super easy to wear and dress up or down.

 $68 – you can never go wrong with eyelet in the summer. and this one gives you lots of breathing room.

 $150 – a sweet, almost 40’s inspired dress, love the sleeve detail and simple pattern.

 $60 – i dig this whole matching set. easy to wear, simple and fun.

$150 – nothing sexier or easier to wear than a simple slip dress. love this peachy hue!

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