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Three Easy Weeknight Pizza + Salad Pairings

This post was sponsored by Dr. Oetker Virtuoso Pizza. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! I was looking at my calendar a few days ago and realized that from now straight through the holiday season is pretty much maxed out. Between work obligations, various holiday parties, family gatherings, and chorus concerts, …

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How to Make Fresh Summer Smoothie Bowls

This post was created in collaboration with V8. Real veggies for real people. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! Last summer I was pregnant and could not get enough of everything frozen and fruity. This summer it is insanely hot on the east coast and I have had precisely zero interest in turning …

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12 Festive Red, White + Blue 4th of July Recipes

Following that one particularly sparkly and festive holiday in December, the 4th of July is very easily my favorite holiday. I’m pretty sure it’s because I love summer, but I’m also pretty sure it’s because I am kind of a fireworks fanatic. Plus all that red, white and blue patriotic spirit gets me right in …

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15 Must-Try Taco Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Tacos! Put a few little tacos on a plate and you’re instantly speaking my love language. With Cinco de Mayo coming up quick, we’d be remiss if we didn’t talk about tacos and how they should be the national food of everywhere. Today I’ve rounded up 15 must-try taco recipes! We’re talking breakfast tacos, vegetarian …

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6 Super Delicious Summer Peach Recipes

I seriously can’t get enough of all the peaches popping up right now at the farmer’s market and the local grocery stores. I find myself wanting to bring more home just about on the daily. They’re so darn good just to snack on or grilled, roasted, worked into salads, whipped into cocktails, you name it. Today …

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PB&J Chocolate Truffle Sundae

This post was sponsored by Seattle Chocolates. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously allow The Sweetest Occasion to keep on keepin’ on! I’m glad I have never shied away from admitting to you guys that I have a life-dominating sweet tooth, because I’m about to bring all the sweetness today. A couple of months …

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Lemon Lavender Hand Pies

Over the winter, the sweet Lauren of Lauren Werkheiser Photography shared her super yummy homemade chocolate truffles with us and today she’s back! These lemon-lavender hand pies are a perfect treat now that the sun is shining and everything lemon seems to be the order of the day. (At least for me, anyway.) They’d make a sweet addition …

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