bare feet in the kitchen copy Caramel Treats for Bridal Showers & Sweet Tables

If you are hosting a bridal shower or want a varied sweet table at your wedding, you’re going to love these delicious caramel treats!  Above, go utterly decadent with a caramel apple cheesecake pie all tucked into a buttery graham... Read More

wyble_kull_Saltwater_Studios_lizamike332_low 10 Classic Father Daughter Dance Songs

Finding just the right songs for the dances at your reception can be difficult. No tunes about break-ups, dysfunctional relationships, or just plain creepy love songs with your new spouse. And certainly no romantic songs, full of yearning and longing... Read More

Lorraine-Daley-Wedding-Photography Seating Chart Signs

We’ve gathered some of our favorite seating chart trends to inspire you to design a chart to fit not only your practical needs, but also one that will blend beautifully with the rest of your event! Chalkboard We love the... Read More

Spirited-Alchemy 10 Delicious Gin Cocktails

Looking for a standout cocktail for your summer wedding? Consider gin. Not used as often as vodka or whiskey, gin cocktails are extremely versatile, from stiff and herbal to delightfully refreshing. These ten cocktails are definitely worth trying before the... Read More

hostess Delicious Cupcakes for Bridal Showers

Looking for a simple, but fun dessert for the bridal shower you are hosting?  Cupcakes, which surged in popularity several years ago, have been a classic bridal shower dessert for decades. Easy to serve and eat while standing in a... Read More

food truck catering wedding Food Truck Catering for Your Wedding

Finding the perfect catering can be hard, especially when you and your honey have such different tastes and preferences.  He loves all things taco.  You want a traditional sit-down dinner.  With food trucks, you two can both get exactly what... Read More

bride singing along to karaoke 10 Fun Wedding Activities: Alternatives to Dancing

Don’t enjoy putting on your dancing shoes?  If you have never suffered from a case of boogie fever, then maybe dancing at your wedding doesn’t sound like that much fun.  Here are 10 suggestions for a reception packed with fun,... Read More

a-la-taylor Easy Wedding Punch Recipes

You know what’s easier than a bunch of made-to-order cocktails?  Punch.  There’s a reason why it’s a party staple.  Keep your guests refreshed with one (or more, we’re not judging) of these delicious punch recipes!  When taking a look at... Read More

Wang_Kim_Emily_Takes_Photos_TP001_low copy How to Handle a Friend Who Wasn’t Invited

No matter how big your guest list is, chances are someone is getting left off. And when you run into that someone, it might get a little awkward. Hopefully, it won’t.  But just in case, we are here to help... Read More

applethyme copy Martini Cocktails

There are certain cocktails that are just more party-appropriate than others. As a scotch drinker, I know that perhaps my drink of choice is a bit too “moody” for a festive affair.  Same goes for the opposite end of the... Read More

handpies copy Appetizer Ideas for Bridal Showers and Weddings

Planning to take your wedding photos in between the ceremony and reception?  It often takes longer than planned. So, keep your guests happy with a selection of appetizers while they wait for you to make your first appearance at the... Read More

hot buttered copy Holiday Drinks for Your Winter Party

Nothing says “Happy Christmas” to me quite like holiday cocktails.  So, I have brought you a round-up of fabulous beverages from hot buttered rums to mulled wine! A Dark and Stormy is a fun beverage for a Christmas party–chilly enough... Read More

huges_fates_jen_lynne_photography_jenlynnephotographybrookandtim1135_low 5 Traditions You Can Skip, and 5 You Cannot

Sometimes there is a fine line between wanting to personalize your event and totally breaking an etiquette rule. Here are 5 traditions you should feel free to omit or personalize, and 5 that are better off staying put. You can... Read More