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it’s not a party unless there’s confetti!

The history of confetti can be traced to the tradition of throwing rice or grain, a symbol of fertility, at weddings during ancient times. During the Victorian era, colored leaves and flowers were thrown, along with rice, at wedding celebrations. Paper confetti is a relatively recent addition to wedding celebrations (post-mass production), but I love…

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3 awesome art summer camps

Growing up, I would spend the summer anxiously awaiting the two weeks that I would spend at sleep-away camp. I would carefully choose my two camp activities (horseback riding and art) and spend the weeks hanging out with horse, crafting, and enjoying summer. (We love camp so much here at design*sponge that last summer we…

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Entertaining: Recycled Party Decorations

Earth Day may have been last Monday, but in our eyes, it’s always Earth Day. Making responsible and sustainable decisions shouldn’t last just one day, it should be a guiding principle throughout our entire lives. Earlier this week, I shared some helpful tips for recycling just about anything. Recycling, though, is only party of the…

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Friday April 19th, 2013

entertaining, food, in the kitchen with, kristina gill, recipes by 4

in the kitchen with: le tre’s skillet fry up with peach jam


Pauline Boldt, Tina Jones, and Maria Curatolo bring their collective expertise in photography, wine, and food together to form Le Tre, a one-stop resource for visual stimulation, recipes, restaurant recommendations, and more.  You will have seen a few recipes from their stable, like the cornmeal cake with candied lemons, roast pork, and holiday gin and…

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