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SHOP CRUSH: TESSA SAM OF SWEET BAKE SHOP

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 80k followers on Instagram!) Tessa knows how to make things happen!  A...

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DINE DOWNTOWN @ THE FIREHOUSE

It’s that time of year again! Embrace the foodie in you and fire up those taste buds because Dine Downtown is back! It’s an awesome event where local chefs create special 3-course dinners priced at $31 per person. 25 restaurants in the Sacramento area are participating from January 8th to January 17th, 2014.You can’t pass up an […]

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RICK’S DESSERT DINER

Here at BFFF, we’re always on the lookout for eye-catching sweets and restaurants. When Melissa was featured in Style Me Pretty back in November, she found both! All of the photos from the feature were shot on location at Rick’s Dessert Diner in Sacramento, California, and we’ve fallen in love with its style. It has a 1950s vintage vibe with bright […]

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CHIC FONTS FOR YOUR BLOG

There’s nothing better than finding great resources to make your blog better, and when they’re free… well, you can’t beat that. If you’re looking to add a little more pizzazz to your blog, photos or layouts, check out these great (free!) fonts. Whether your preference is classy, girly, tidy, or swirly, you’ll find something to […]

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THIS WEEK’S SOCIAL MEDIA CRUSH

  Pinterest: UCreate UCreate‘s Pinterest account gives design ideas and inspiration. You can find ways to personalize every aspect of your life! Instagram: Bakerella This Instagram shows the talent of Bakerella mixed with her fun family life! Twitter: What’s Gaby Cooking The author and chef behind What’s Gaby Cooking keeps the Twitter universe updated on […]

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MELISSA & CHARLIE FOR CHILDHOOD MAGAZINE

BFFF founder and proud mamma Melissa had so much fun taking photos with her son, Charlie, for her feature in Childhood Magazine! Between answering questions about her home life, the rise of BFFF, and her expertise in all things creative, Melissa had fun donning floral crowns and posing with her little man. The photo shoot not only showcases the […]

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FEATURED IN CHILDHOOD MAGAZINE

Melissa and her son, Charlie, were recently featured in the lovely Childhood Magazine, where Melissa dished about her rise as a lifestyle expert. Readers will learn all about BFFF and Melissa’s life as a “Sacramento home-girl.” as well as that classic question for ladies everywhere: what are Melissa’s must-have items in her purse? The feature is […]

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THIS WEEK’S SOCIAL MEDIA CRUSH

Pinterest: Patricia Shea Design Confections The Pinterest account of Patricia Shea Design Confections is so much fun! They pin everything from photos of Queen Elizabeth to charming illustrations and delicious recipes. The entire account is delightful and full of color. Instagram: Forgiving Martha Jess Simpson of Forgiving Martha‘s Instagram will have you constantly craving every sort […]

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AS SEEN ON STYLE ME PRETTY: BEHIND THE BLOG

Last month BFFF’s founder, Melissa Johnson, was featured on Style Me Pretty in a tell-all post about everything from blogging and business tips to her guilty pleasures! The post is a must-read for lovers of all things creative. You’ll learn the story behind the making of BFFF, the ins and outs of Melissa’s creative process, and […]

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HANGING OUT WITH JENIFER HAUPT OF iMAKEBEAUTIFUL

Every woman wants to look and feel like the most beautiful version of themselves on their wedding day. Sacramento-based makeup artist Jenifer Haupt of iMakeBeautiful ensures that each and every one of her clients absolutely does! Her artistry skills have earned her numerous awards, including WeddingWire’s Bride’s Choice Award for 2013, and her clients rave […]

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THIS WEEK’S SOCIAL MEDIA CRUSH

Pinterest: Seamless Creative This Pinterest will inspire you to get moving and be productive. Seamless Creative has a number of boards dedicated to various topics such as calligraphy, fashion, styling, and info-graphics. Instagram: My Food Thoughts Photographer Brian Samuels of A Thought For Food truly shows off his skills with this Instagram account. He posts […]

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THIS WEEK’S SOCIAL MEDIA CRUSH

Pinterest: Cupcakes and Cashmere Cupcakes and Cashmere is the blog that completely transformed the Internet. Creator Emily Schuman wanted to document the things she loved and give people a reason to love the little, gentler things in life. Now, you can follow the beloved blog on Pinterest. Cupcakes and Cashmere’s Pinterest gives you everything you […]

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AT THE OFFICE WITH SHAUNA YOUNGE

From baking to designing custom dessert tables and co-founding the DIY site Confetti Pop, Shauna Younge really does it all. She runs a fabulous design dessert firm, has been featured in magazines and television spots, and, on top of that, has fabulous interior taste! In our exclusive interview, photographed by Melissa Oholendt, learn about Shauna’s most […]

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