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Beautiful Bridal Shower Inspiration for the Summer Bride

Beautiful Bridal Shower Inspiration for the Summer Bride

Photos Rodrigo DeMedeiros     I thee wed. Love me a summer wedding! {  I was a June Bride :) } Send the Bride To Be  off…into wedded b l i s s with a beautiful bridal shower brunch! I had the opportunity to treat two gorgeous brides to be, to a mini bridal shower, in the...
Going Green! Refreshing Healthy Bites in 425 Magazine!

Going Green! Refreshing Healthy Bites in 425 Magazine!

All images Rodrigo Demedeiros / 425 Magazine   GOING GREEN MARCH may be the month of madness… but it’s also the month of renewal! Mother nature is revving up to put on her breathtaking  spring show!  As the weather warms, we think  about getting our hands dirty in the garden and potting up mini herb gardens!  ...
Lean into Winter in 425 Magazine

Lean into Winter in 425 Magazine

Image ~ 425 Magazine, Rodrigo DeMedeiros Photography   We’re brightening up the short winter days and  warming up the cold winter nights in the pages of   Image ~ 425 Magazine, Rodrigo DeMedeiros Photography   425 Magazine in this FIRST issue of 2017! I’m SO excited to be contributing to each and every  issue as...
It's a HAUTE Holiday Party in 425 Magazine

It’s a HAUTE Holiday Party in 425 Magazine

HAUTE Holiday Wreath Making Party   Image via 425 Magazine Rodrigo Demedeiros  Photo   Bring on the Holiday decorating and Haute Cocoa!!! There is s n o w  in the forecast in my corner of the country and there is nothing like a rich cup of cocoa from scratch to warm you up!   Image via 425...
Earthy Chanterelle Mushrooms with Garden Herbs

Earthy Chanterelle Mushrooms with Garden Herbs

#mhartlifestyle  I call this  Sunday soul food… earthy Chanterelle Mushrooms and fragrant freshly plucked garden parsley and thyme. My garden is packed with parsley right now.  Gotta use it on the daily!     This combo is the perfect Sunday light bite and a page straight out of my childhood.  Back in the day, I...
A Smoking Hot Halloween Cocktail - Poe Pomegranate and Rosemary Smoked Martini Drop

A Smoking Hot Halloween Cocktail – Poe Pomegranate and Rosemary Smoked Martini Drop

      #mhartlifestyle  Now this is a nightmare of a Halloween CockTALE! Slurp! Oh yes, The Poe Pomegranate and Rosemary Smoked Martini drop is SMOKING hot! It’s inspired by the dark  poetry of Edgar Allan himself and it’s a cocktail for ALL the senses. Wisps of chalky white vapors encircle the smoky gray vintage glass. The intoxicating scent...
Summer Sublime in 425 Magazine! Packed with Summer Entertaining Ideas!

Summer Sublime in 425 Magazine! Packed with Summer Entertaining Ideas!

Summer Entertaining – Monica Hart via 425 Magazine – Photos by Rodrigo Demedeiros   It’s summer sublime for sure with this grownup take on a dreamy  sorbet social!  So easy to pull together too! Lots of do-ahead ideas & summer shortcuts!    Summer Entertaining – Monica Hart via 425 Magazine – Photos by Rodrigo Demedeiros...
Rustic Plum & Basil Tart

Rustic Plum & Basil Tart

  Out of the tree of life I just picked me a PLUM! How much do you L O V E  summer stone fruit? I’m talking ripe juicy peaches, nectarines and in this case plums! My mom and dad had a plum tree so this is a slice of nostalgia for me. And really, there’s...
Come Crash my Rhubarb Martini Drop Mini Cocktail Party from the Party Crush Studio!

Come Crash my Rhubarb Martini Drop Mini Cocktail Party from the Party Crush Studio!

  Get a gander at this ruby rhubarb gem of a sip that I’m serving up at my mini cocktail party at the Party Crush Studio!   SLURP :) It’s rhubarb season!  I can remember my mom making yummy strawberry rhubarb crisp! I  just had to come up with a rhubarb recipe…     only I was...
Christmas Cocktail ~ Clemetine & Thyme Margarita

Christmas Cocktail ~ Clemetine & Thyme Margarita

          Oh my darling Clementine is right!  Or should I say   CLEMENTHYME!   Love sweet clementines for the holidays! Especially in a juicy little cocktail!   I don’t often make margaritas for the holidays but this combo spoke to me!               Clementines + Thyme...
Come HOME with me for the Holidays with 425 Magazine!

Come HOME with me for the Holidays with 425 Magazine!

  Brooke Clark Photo   OH Christmas tree! Come HOME  with me for the holidays online with 425 Magazine. From our grand two-story noble fir with more light strings than I can possibly count to my very merry mule   Brooke Clark photo recipe which has  been shared by West Elm {Copper mugs swoon!} and...
Embellished Holiday Champagne

Embellished Holiday Champagne

  HOLIDAY  bubbles  3 ways! ‘Tis the season for toasts and I’m a pushover for bubbles! I mean, the mere pop of the cork makes me g i d d y !  Why not take your bubbles bar  up a notch with three easy & YUMMY Holiday  embellishments!     Yep, we’re gilding the lily...