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Contributions by Melissa Johnson

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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VACAY EVERY DAY WITH PALM BREEZE

Now that spring is officially here and the sun is shining bright all day long, I can hardly wait for summer! Summer is the perfect time for picnics, trips to the beach, and creating great memories with friends. With all of those celebrations comes the need for amazing food and great beverages as well, right?! […]

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BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE RECIPE

It’s officially time to be spending your afternoons in the sunshine, lounging by the pool or in the backyard! As of this weekend, spring is officially here, and summer is right around the corner. Cheers to season changes!

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BRANDING HOLIDAY CARDS TO SERVE AS A MOOD BOARD

We can hardly believe that 2014 has already come to an end. It was an amazing year, and we couldn’t be more thankful for all of the opportunities we had! Because we are all about handwritten Thank You notes and nurturing important relationships, we were SO excited to create our holiday card with Minted. We […]

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TIPS FOR HOSTING A CHIC GOLDEN GLOBES GIRLS NIGHT IN

  Once New Year’s celebrations are all said and done, we’re all still pulling confetti out of our hair. That special first day of the year is certainly one to celebrate, but we choose to continue the party all month long! Once January hits, that means awards season is just around the corner, and as […]

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HOW TO LEAVE A LASTING IMPRESSION WITH YOUR BUSINESS CARDS

2015 is ALL about making bold moves and bright new beginnings! We’ve been working hard to re-do all of our collateral like our media packet and our style guidelines, but our very first stop was our business cards. We’ve been overdue for new business cards for the longest time, and with the New Year, this was […]

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HOW TO SCHEDULE OUT YOUR PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM

Instagram is absolutely one of our highest engaged platforms over here at Best Friends For Frosting. I’ve watched it help businesses flourish beyond belief, and I’ve watched the average person become the new Beyonce in just a matter of weeks. It’s a pretty amazing platform, but let’s be honest, we don’t all have as many […]

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