Soul food makes a great buffet dinner option as a reception because there is something for everyone! From savory hushpuppies to a luscious banana pudding, soul food is comfort food with loads of flavor. And a fantastic side benefit is that if you are looking for affordable dinner options this can be a great way to go.
Macaroni and cheese
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Finding the right foods for your wedding reception isn’t always easy. The pressure is on to find foods that reflect the tastes of the newlywed couple while also pleasing the guests. Some couples may find it difficult to decide on appetizers that are right for everyone. Not to worry, we’re here to help! These vegetarian and vegan appetizers are sure to be crowd pleasers that will leave guests hungry for more!
Potato skins are a popular snack with just about anyone. Why not please the crowd,…
Traditionally, wine is a staple at a wedding reception. Just like any other element of wedding planning, there are ways to green your wine choices and have your guests raving about it, too!
In recent years, eco-friendly organic wine production is on the rise. While many conventional grapes used for wine have been treated with pesticides and other harmful chemicals in order to generate a higher yield, organic wines do not contain the same chemicals, making them a delicious green choice for your reception.
According to Organic Vinters, an organic wine importer located in Boulder, Colorado, wine labels that boast “made with organic grapes” mean that no toxic synthetic pesticides or fertilizers have been used. Wines labeled “organic”…
With fall now upon us and winter soon to come, it’s hard not to think about all things cozy… like chocolate! Or, in this case, hot chocolate. And, what would make a sweeter favor or a stunning addition to a dessert table at a fall or winter wedding than these hot chocolate sticks from Ticket Kitchen?
Every one of Ticket Kitchen’s hot chocolates is handcrafted with the finest couverture chocolate. (They even provide free printable labels for all you DIY brides out there.) While each hot chocolate comes with its own handy wooden stir stick, they even have an extra special version that replaces the stick with a personalized vintage silverplate spoon.…
Yesterday as I was perusing my new Anthropologie catalog (it’s always a mini-celebration the day it arrives) and noticing the emphasis on bright, vibrant colors, it suddenly hit me – It’s almost summertime! (For those of you getting married this summer, cue eye roll now…). Yes, the days of long evenings, cute dresses and wedding season are just about here and I, for one, couldn’t be happier.
So to celebrate the upcoming months (and nuptials!), I’ve put together a inspiration board filled with bright colors for happy days. Now, let’s all go do a little sun dance, shall we?
Rehearsal dinner dress: Anthropologie
What happened? bandages (perfect for a bridesmaid/groomsmen gift!): Urban Outfitters
Rainbow cake in a jar: Babble
Soda bar: Oh Happy Day!
Ranunculus flowers: Luigi Strano
Wedding invite: I Do It Yourself
DIY paper flowers: A Little Hut