Holiday

Sprinkle Eggs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Happy Easter from all of us at Bliss. We will be enjoying chocolate bunnies, poppy seed muffins, Renny's family cheese grits, deviled eggs (mmmmmm) and honey baked ham.  Mostly we will enjoy time with family and friends and will love watching the kids go on an Egg hunt in their Easter dresses and suits.

We will be hiding these eggs this year.  Who can pass up sprinkle eggs?  Maybe we will find one or two.  The kids can't have all the fun!

Here is the how to from Studio DIY

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Valentine's Gift Guide for the last minute shoppers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today we have a little gift guide for all the last minute guys out there.  Of course we know most of you have purchased a fabulous gift for the belle in your life far in advance, but just in case this holiday slipped by you this year this gift guide has some wonderful options you can scoop up on way home!  

1.  Roses candle from Diptyque on North Damon

2. Delicious macarons from Vanille Patisserie

3. grab a Bottle of Moet that you can write a custom love note on from Binny's

4. Forget about a boring bouquet of roses- swing by Fleur for a chic Valentine's arrangement

5/6/7  You may think your lady's closet is full enough, but trust us when we say one more dress in a festive valentine's color

isn't going to hurt! Pick up any one of these beauties from Neiman Marus- five, six & seven.

If you are reading this post after Valentine's day and you forgot the holiday completely then you will probably need to purchase one of everything! 

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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We have a lot to be thankful for here at Bliss. We have amazing clients and a smorgasbord of vendors that we are so grateful for. The insanely creative people that we work along side every day are a constant inspiration to us.  We are so thankful for all of you!  We wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving and a great start to the Holiday season!![/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="6515" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Our Easter Table

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What a weekend!! Our Easter table was overflowing with baskets, chocolates, flowers (tulips and hydrangeas), touches of Peter Rabbit here and there (a childhood favorite),  sugared eggs, crepe paper wrapped gifts for the kids and most importantly our friends and family. On Friday, we  threw a neighborhood party for the kids to dye eggs.  They sat in adorable Anthropologie Farmer's Market Baskets throughout the Dining table. Saturday morning was the Egg hunt for the kids in the local park.  We stuffed and hid over 300 eggs with candy and games.  The kids loved every minute. Sunday afternoon we clinked our mimosas together and began our meal consisting of amazing southern cheese grits (see recipe below), the must-have traditional honey baked ham, grilled asparagus, cranberry poppy seed muffins, and a jello salad with strawberries, bananas, blueberries and pecans. We topped it all off with everyone's favorite, homemade New York cheesecake! We hope you all a wonderful Easter weekend as well! On to the next holiday!

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Davis Family Cheese Grits:

  • 1 1/2 Cup Grits
  • 6 Cups of Water
  • 1 Stick of Unsalted Butter
  • 3 Eggs (beaten)
  • 1 lb of American or Cheddar Cheese (Grated) (plus a handful for top)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Savory Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Hot Sauce
Preheat oven to 350
Butter a 9x13 casserole dish (I use a Le Creuset Casserole)
Boil water in a large stock pot.  Slowly whisk in grits. Stir Continuously until thick.
Add in Butter.  Temper Grits with Eggs.  Add eggs slowly (don't scramble!).
Add in Cheese, Salt, Savory Salt and Hot Sauce.
Stir to combine.
Pour into casserole dish.  Sprinkle top with remaining cheese.
Bake uncovered for 1 hour. 
 
ENJOY!!!
 
Note:  You can make this dish one day ahead and store in the refrigerator covered in plastic wrap. 
Also, feel free to experiment with different cheeses.

 

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