Monthly Archives: October 2010

Fall Wedding at The Lilac Inn

October is a very popular month for a Vermont wedding…and with good reason!  This season of stunning foliage did not disappoint leaf peepers or happy couples and provided some amazing backdrops and scenery for photos.  If I had to pick one season for a quintessential Vermont wedding it would have to be fall. Kellie and Joe were wed

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Vermont Wedding Affair

Newly engaged couples should be marking their calendars and ordering tickets for The Vermont Wedding Affair on November 6th at Shelburne Farms.  Vermont Vows Magazine creates this event so you know it will be incredibly beautiful and inspired.  Check out the seminars and plan to stay for the fashion show at 6:30pm.  Eat, drink, be merry and

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Alison’s Favorite Things (vol. 20)

Cupcakes came onto the wedding scene several years ago and I’ve heard suggestions that they have “had their day”, but I personally cannot imagine cupcakes ever going out of style.  My Little Cupcake specializes in “yummy little cupcakes for every occasion” and they have been a guilty pleasure of mine for a while now.  These

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October Wedding at The Round Barn

Carolyn and Jason had their destination Vermont wedding at The Round Barn in Waitsfield during some gorgeous peak foliage this October.  When I met with Carolyn and her aunt I loved her laid back approach to planning the wedding.  Perhaps that’s due in part to the fact that she and her groom were so focused on training

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Wonderful Wife Tip–It’s Butter, baby

Herb butter is one of my favorite hostess with the mostess tricks.  There is something about saying, “I made an herb butter,” that just sounds fancy, yet it’s as simple as taking a stick of softened butter and adding a few tablespoons of chopped herbs with salt & pepper.  I think it’s a great way

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Eco-friendly Vermont wedding dresses

Tara Lynn Bridal creates custom wedding dresses with eco-friendly fabrics right here in Vermont and her recent design for American Idol, Crystal Bowersox has been making news.  Tara Lynn works with hemp/cotton, hemp/silk, natural cotton and unique hemp blends and she not only wants to make a dress for your wedding day, but she wants

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October wedding at The Ponds

I can remember my first meeting with Casey & Brett back when there was still snow on the ground.  I loved her vision of a black, white & chartreuse green color palette for a modern look with vintage inspired style. She had a few specifics in mind:  a damask pattern of some sort, she loved silver greenery like lamb’s ear, and she wanted the

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Japanese Anemones in Alison’s Garden

When summer comes to a close and there is hardly a blossom left in my garden there is one beautiful bloom that stands out among the sedum.  Anemone japonica is one of those late blooming flowers that adds a little something special to my fall garden.  They are a perennial, a member of the ranunculus family,

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Fall Wedding and Vibrant Foliage in Vermont

Fall weddings and amazing foliage are in full swing here in Vermont!  Liz and Dan tied the knot at Windekind Farm in Huntington over the weekend surrounded by the most beautiful bucolic scenery.  Liz wanted fall flowers with a natural, harvesty feeling.  Liz looked so beautiful when I saw her standing on the porch posing

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Vermont wedding photos by Vrai

I have to share this fabulous link to Katherine & Evan’s professional photos by Kristina Carter of Vrai in Chicago.  They are a gorgeous couple and their photos capture their beauty and the beauty of The Round Barn perfectly!  Check them out.  You’ll love them! You can see my blog post on Katherine and Evan from

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