Recipes


Summer Girls’ Get-together Menu
30 Jul 2015

Summer Girls’ Get-together Menu

Hey Ladies!  This week was the finale of The Bachelorette, and while I never used to watch those shows, I got sucked into them after moving to St. Louis.  The drama is just TOO MUCH I can’t turn away!  But really, the reason I’ve gotten so hooked is because the shows are such a fun time to hang out with girlfriends, even if you are...

Read More


Valentine’s Love and a SWEET Recipe!
09 Feb 2015

Valentine’s Love and a SWEET Recipe!

Love is in the air!  Happy Valentine’s week!  To celebrate, we have a great Valentine’s Day treat to share with you and some love notes from the creator of love Himself! God sends his words of love to us: 1 John 4:16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God,...

Read More


08 Dec 2014

Christmas Cookie Time!

Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie?  We have two festive recipes to share with you today!  We had fun baking some of these over Thanksgiving weekend with Mom’s side of the family.  Let us know which of these Christmas cookies you love! Mrs. Wasley’s Sugar Cookies – from Diane 1 cup sugar 1 cup butter 1 egg beaten 1 teaspoon soda blended with 5...

Read More


When your parents own a bridal shop, your Halloween costumes tend to look like this lovely from about 6th grade.  Yes, I cross-dressed as (current Hope's bride) Lacey's groom.  I think she looks better on Kyle's arm.
29 Oct 2014

A Hope’s Halloween Update

Happy Halloween, lovelies!  It’s such a fun and beautiful time of the year!  We are sure enjoying the start of our “slow season” (lol…) at Hope’s.  We are using this time to prep for the craziness after the holidays: Finalizing prom orders, reconstructing our space to better serve all of you come January, and planning for upcoming events like the super-fun Veils + Cocktails Bachelorette...

Read More