Wedding guests: Not sure how much to spend on a wedding gift? You’re not the only one. Many people question not only how much to spend, but also how much to give for a wedding gift. We here at Pacific Merchants believe that every gift should have great value, which to us means the enjoyment […]

Check out our friend Russ Crandall’s new book The Ancestral Table: Traditional Recipes for a Paleo Lifestyle for some great recipes and information on the Paleo Lifestyle.  If you’re in the DC area and are either a devoted Paleo fanatic or are asking yourself “what is paleo?” stop by the release party and check it out.  […]

…Then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered some great gift and recipe ideas we hope inspire the best Valentine’s Day ever. Let’s start with the obvious: 1. Plan ahead.  When is Valentine’s Day 2014? February 14th, 2014.  Same calendar date as always, but this year it falls on a Friday. Hooray! You and […]

Getting wedding invitations by the bucket full?  So are we. Facebook feed flooded with holiday-season engagement announcements? Here too. Wedding season is right around the corner, and most brides and grooms we know are starting to embark on the exciting yet daunting planning and preparation journey. If you have a soon-to-be bride or groom in […]

In preparation for Thanksgivukkah this year, I wanted to try out this awesome lookin’ Sweet Potato Latke recipe from the LA Times. It combines one of my favorite Thanksgiving foods, the humble sweet potato, and my favorite Hanukkah treat, the latke, so how can it possibly go wrong? Today is test day. The difference between […]

Good afternoon, readers! Last week at Pacific Merchants headquarters we had a super fun, exciting and productive photo shoot in preparation for the holiday season. We shot tons of new products, holiday specials, and some easy DIY holiday flower arrangement techniques.  Check out our Mason Cash Fall Floral Arrangement post for detailed instructions, and enjoy the images […]

Dear readers, Happy Friday.  Hope everyone had a productive, awesome, inspiring week! #TGIF With both Thanksgiving and winter holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start decorating.  I love creating my own floral arrangements when I entertain; yes it takes a lot prep work, but it totally doubles as a de-stresser and I even […]