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Contributions by Melissa Johnson

MELISSA JOHNSON’S BRIGHT & AIRY BEDROOM

How wonderful does it feel walking into a pretty room?! Pretty amazing, right?!  We’re so excited to debut how to get the look in Melissa‘s brand new bedroom overhaul.  Melissa added subtle yet playful accents like plants, pottery, patterned pillows, and artwork that adds an abundance of character, texture and color. The overall design features a hybrid […]

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STYLISH ROOM MAKEOVER WITH MELISSA + GIRLFRIENDS

Truth be told, my master bedroom was in need of an entire overhaul. All of our furniture was completely outdated…like, by at least 10 years.  Anyone else guilty?  All of our previous furniture was completely brown with limited decor pieces and just plain bland. I’ll do you a favor and spare the “before” photos. After a fun […]

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90’S KIDS REJOICE!

School is back in session! I think we all remember those tummy butterflies we used to get as kids when thinking about going back to school after a long and fun summer! As sad as it is to say goo

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MELISSA’S MUST-HAVES FOR BABY’S FIRST YEAR!

As National Breast Feeding month is this month and Melissa has entered the 3rd trimester of pregnancy, we just can’t stop buzzing about everything baby at the BFFF HQ! From nurseries to newborn essentials, we are tickled pink with fresh new ideas!  To take the excitement up a notch higher, Melissa is here is share […]

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CHARLIE’S MODERN BEDROOM MAKEOVER

No matter how old your little one is, having a bedroom that is both fun and functional is super important! And of course, making sure that the final design displays personality and showcases their favorite things is an absolutely must!  Our very own Melissa Johnson recently partnered with The Land of Nod to masterfully redesign darling Charlie’s room into a unique […]

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LAUNCHING MELISSA JOHNSON MEDIA + A GIVEAWAY

Taking on a new venture is always exciting, and perhaps a bit overwhelming too! We love talking with bloggers, entrepreneurs and savvy business owners alike to provide you with the best tips and tricks of the industry. Well…here with a giveaway AND to share some more big news today is Melissa. We know this post will leave […]

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SPICED LAMB TACOS WITH KIWI SALSA RECIPE

Tacos are truly a staple of summer!  We especially love how you can switch up the ingredients to combine your own perfect taco smorgasbord! Most people think of Mexican food when they envision tacos, but we’re here to show you one of our favorite twists on this classic- straight from our BFFF Test Kitchen.  These hand […]

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MELISSA’S PREGNANCY ANNOUNCEMENT + GENDER REVEAL!

It’s always fun celebrating those big moments in your life – birthdays, new jobs, engagements! Well, we are thrilled here at Best Friends for Frosting as Melissa has some very BIG news of her own! Read on to hear what she’ll be celebrating all year long… “At first, I thought I swallowed a watermelon seed and it began to […]

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Summer Entertaining Tips + a FUN Giveaway

Spoiling our readers is one of our FAVORITE things to do, and we’re tickled pink to tell you that we’re at it again…But first things first, who else is ready for summer? In California, we have some days where it’s a scorching 100+ degrees. When I am not laying poolside, I like to blast the […]

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TOASTED S’MORES POP RECIPE

We all love a good throwback! Whether it’s an old song or an outfit that you just can’t part with, some things just remind us of the good old days. Today, we’re bringing back Melissa’s toasted campfire s’more pops! This recipe has nostalgia written all over it. Doesn’t it make you think of camping trips […]

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NOSTALGIC ICED CARAMEL MACCHIATO RECIPES MADE 2 WAYS

Don’t tell frosting, but coffee is our other best friend! It’s our must-have cup of delight to kick off the everyday! We’re talking all forms—iced, latte, or black with a splash of creamer. The options are limitless, but we definitely have our favorites. How do you enjoy your morning cup? Personally, I’ve been a caramel […]

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SHOP CRUSH: TESSA SAM OF SWEET BAKE SHOP

  If there’s one thing we love as much as desserts, it’s writing about them! Tessa Sam, owner of Sweet Bake Shop, shares our enthusiasm for both. In fact, she’s a former contributor to Best Friends For Frosting–our kind of girl!  From training with Peggy Porchen Cakes to owning the wildly popular Sweet Bakeshop (all while rounding up […]

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BUSINESS & FINANCES WITH DAVID RAMSEY

We’re always looking for inspiration on how to reach the next level, personally and professionally. When the going gets tough, we think about how we can do things differently. We believe in having a can-do attitude! That’s what we love about Dave Ramsey. Dave recently shared with us how his past experiences led him to start Ramsey Solutions. We are […]

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COLORFUL MODERN CACTUS & FRUIT KIDS PARTY

Looking for a modern kids party that hits all the best popular trends? This colorful kids birthday party styled by our very own founder, Melissa Johnson, is not one to be missed. Decking out furniture pieces that were already placed around the house was a must, and displaying dessert across the white credenza was such […]

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TAKING PHOTOS WITH THOSE WHO BUILD YOU UP!

This post brought to you by Soffe. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Best Friends For Frosting. Here at Best Friends For Frosting, we are all for motivation and the influence of girl power! But recently, we’ve found that something that all girls do has become almost an epidemic and is started […]

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ADDING A MODERN STATEMENT PIECE TO YOUR LIVING ROOM

When it comes to styling a room, we’re all about focusing on a statement piece. We love to add in a bold, yet minimal piece to complete the look. Recently, I was so thrilled to have the opportunity to finish off the decor in my home living room with a modern Credenza. There’s nothing like […]

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