Monthly Archives: August 2011

Destination Wedding At The Quechee Club

Rachel and Mike tied the knot on a beautiful sumer day at The Quechee Club.  Their destination wedding had a colorful, gardeny feeling with raspberry pink, orange, yellow, green and white flowers.  The couple lives in D.C., but they met at Dartmouth College so a New England wedding was a perfect fit! Rachel carried a

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How To Wear A Boutonniere

I was looking through photos on a wedding blog the other day and noticed that the groom’s boutonniere was pinned to the wrong side of his suit! So….here’s a quickie for ya on how to wear a boutonniere… Most importantly the boutonniere gets pinned to the left side of the lapel of a man’s suit.

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English Garden Style Wedding at The Essex

Nell and Michael travelled across the Atlantic for their Vermont wedding at The Essex.  The couple met in England and an English garden style was inspiration for the decor.  The bride had a color palette of peachy and creme tones with pale blues and she wanted designs that were natural and asymmetrical in shape.  They

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What’s A Toss Bouquet?

A toss bouquet is a small bouquet (oftentimes a smaller version of the bride’s bouquet) that is considered a “throw away bouquet”.  We’ve all seen a bride throw a bouquet over her shoulder at the end of the night to all the single ladies as a symbol of “luck” that whoever catches the bouquet will

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Yellow, White and Green Wedding At The Brick House

Anne & Jeanne had a beautiful, intimate summer wedding at The Brick House in Shelburne.  The color palette of yellow, white and green creates a clean and bright display of seasonal flowers with an elegant, romantic feel. The view from The Brick House is quintessential Vermont. The brides carried small clutch bouquets of hydrangea, freesia,

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Perfect Arranger: The New Floral Frog

I took a trip down to Hildene in the spring for a site visit for a wedding {by the way you can see Beth & Danny’s Wedding here} and whilst I was in their super fun gift shop I could not resist buying this “Perfect Arranger” which is what I’d describe as a newer version of a floral frog.  The

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White Wedding Flowers At Stowe Mountain Lodge

Kristen and Timothy were married in Stowe, VT with a reception at Stowe Mountain Lodge.  I can remember my first conversation with the bride when she described the style she wanted as peaceful and romantic.  I had never heard someone use the word “peaceful” to describe their wedding style and I liked it…a lot! Elegant

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Peach Cobbler Recipe: Wonderful Wife Tip Revisited

I shared this peach cobbler recipe last year on my blog and since peaches have been fantastic this year it’s time to share it with anyone who missed it! I grew up with my mom making this peach cobbler as a special breakfast treat.  My husband still cannot believe we used to eat this for breakfast, but

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Wedding At Topnotch Resort, Stowe, VT

The pastoral beauty of Vermont is the ideal setting for an outdoor wedding.  Renee and Keith had their destination wedding on a gorgeous end-of-July day at Topnotch Resort in Stowe.  Coral and aqua were the inspiration for the wedding attire and the flowers complemented that palette with a bright summery style that was rustic and

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