04

May

Charcuterie

Charcuterie displays are becoming a big focal point for weddings. What a great way to spice up your cocktail hour with a beautiful station filled with meats, cheeses, olives, jams, crackers & bread! The food is hearty, the presentation is inviting! Charcuterie displays provides an opportunity to bring in props that go with your wedding design! And wow, our industry caterers are really stepping up the design of these stations making it a piece to talk about! Here’s some inspiration integrating a charcuterie into a hoedown rustic style wedding!

Photo Credits:
Barn- Ash Imagery
Bridesmaid- Lalalalovelythings.tumblr.com
Ring- Pinterest via Nikki Campbell
Lake- Jamie and Kelley Photography
Pastries- Ben Blood
U- Amanda Rose Weddings
Spices- Blog.freepeople.com
Charcuterie- Jon Simon
Something Blue- Cameron Ingalls, Inc/ The Knot

16

Mar

Green Is In!

Greenery is definitely trending in 2015 weddings!  From organic, natural greens, to flowing tablescape garlands, greenery is becoming a major focal point in today’s weddings!  Check out some organic green inspiration…

Photo Credits:
Chairs- Lover.ly
Dress- Suegraphy Wedding Photography
Groom- Ulmer Studios
Boutonnieres- Ulmer Studios
Log Cards- Pinterest via Nue
Groomsmen- Ulmer Studios
Ribbon- Etsy.com
Cake- Amy Fanton Photography
Ring Pillow- Etsy.com
Tree Lanterns- Happywedd.com
Bridesmaids- Suegraphy Wedding Photography
Dining table- Bryce Covey

11

Feb

Signature Cocktail to Kick of Valentine’s Day

Here’s a fun signature cocktail to celebrate your love on Valentine’s Day:
“Raspberry Chocolate Kiss Martini”

Ingredients:
• 1/4 cup Mint-Infused Simple Syrup, plus more for rim
• 3 chocolate cookies, finely crushed, such as Nabisco Famous Wafers
• 10 raspberries
• 1/4 cup vodka
• 2 tablespoons cranberry juice
• Ice cubes

Directions:
1. Fill a shallow dish with enough simple syrup to just cover the bottom. Place crushed cookies into another shallow dish. Invert a martini glass into simple syrup and then immediately into crushed cookies to coat the rim of the glass.
2. Place raspberries in a cocktail shaker; crush with a muddler. Add simple syrup and muddle again. Add vodka and cranberry juice; fill shaker with ice. Shake well until chilled. Strain into prepared martini glass. Serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy of howlthemoon.com
Image courtesy of popsugar.com