Chrissy, This One’s For You!

Has anyone else been enjoying the nostalgia lately of all things 80's and 90's? From TV shows such as Stranger Things to fashion of vintage rock tees at boutiques, the highlighter colors and scrunchies of the past are making childhood seem so much cooler as an adult. The bonus is that it gives a conversation…

Since you mAsked…

Stephanie wearing a shimmery holographic mask. Hello strangers! It's us, the Bubbly in a Teacup twins, Stephanie and Nicole. We took a hiatus from blogging about life's little luxuries because during a global pandemic, sometimes your priorities shift. But after a while, it's also obvious how important those little luxuries are to stay healthy, sane,…

These are a few of our favorite things…

Raindrops on rosesAnd whiskers on kittensBright copper kettles and warm woolen mittensBrown paper packages tied up with strings... With all the gift giving coming up, we thought it would be fun to gather with friends and celebrate our favorite things. Little treats and splurges that make our lives wonderful. Each guest was invited to bring…

Three Cheers to the Paloma

Just when you think you've figured out your signature cocktail (gimlets for Stephanie, French 76 for Nicole), along comes a potent kick in the pants in the form of refreshment on a hot summer day...or mild Missouri spring... OF COURSE we're talking about a Paloma! This simple cocktail of blanco tequila, lime juice, and grapefruit…

Indoor Picnic

The weather here in Southwest Missouri has been cold, drizzly, and not very spring-like. So for Easter Sunday this year, we decided to have a French-inspired indoor picnic. French wine, cheeses, a charcuterie board, home-made baguettes...the whole works. Of course, we ate at the dining table, so rather than a picnic, I guess it was…

Everything is Better with CONFETTI

Our friend Whitney threw the most colorful and fun wedding celebration. The groomsmen had pompom boutonnieres, we tossed dried herbs and jingled bells as the new couple made their way to their chariot. The reception had vintage planters filled with colorful blooms, and giant confetti-filled balloons. Here are a few photos from the florists behind…

Mood Board: Winter is Going

Here in SWMO, the sun is starting to shine, the days are getting longer, the weather just a bit warmer. With the arrival of Spring, we are finally saying goodbye to winter. But I won't lie. I love winter, and this one was particularly cozy. Full of family, nights by the fire, strong cocktails and…