Food & Drink

A Complete Guide to Ace Your Wedding Bar and Cocktails

A Complete Guide to Ace Your Wedding Bar and Cocktails

​As many weddings are starting to return back to normal—especially summer outdoor weddings—it’s time to start thinking about the details that will make your wedding the most memorable time of your life. From the champagne toast to the wine selection on tap, it’s easy...

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Create a Dreamy At-Home Date Night

Create a Dreamy At-Home Date Night

As nights are getting colder and the probability of outdoor dining is drawing to a close, the possibilities for safe activities are shifting with the seasons and many couples are left wondering how to plan a romantic date night during COVID-19. After months of...

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Brews and I Do’s

Brews and I Do’s

By Katherine of Bella Baxter Special Events It’s National Beer Day! And while currently in the world, we're all practicing social distancing, postponing events, having cocktail hours with friends via web / video conferencing, and working towards healthier times, soon...

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Sweet Details: How to Incorporate Pies into Your Wedding

Sweet Details: How to Incorporate Pies into Your Wedding

Today is super sweet as it's National Pie Day! To celebrate this fun "holiday," we chatted with Cara Greenstein, founder of Memphis food + lifestyle blog, Caramelized, about creative ways to incorporate pies into a bride's big day. Cara opted to highlight mini pies...

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4 GameDay Recipes for the Football Loving Bride

4 GameDay Recipes for the Football Loving Bride

For the football loving bride-to-be who also enjoys entertaining and whipping up delicious dishes, here’s four game day snacks from Plated, to serve during your own watch party or wedding shower. Who said getting married can’t also be about football?Plated's...

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Ease into Autumn with These Seasonal Spritz Spirits

Ease into Autumn with These Seasonal Spritz Spirits

For those in the midst of planning an upcoming engagement party or wedding, you may be blanking on your adult beverage grocery list. It's September, which means Fall is practically here though warm temps are lingering and some of us are even still soaking up those...

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Fall Weddings Call for S’mores

Fall Weddings Call for S’mores

Happy National S'mores Day! With summer weddings well under way and October looming around the corner, we're starting to slide into a Fall mindset. Though we know many of you would like to hold onto warm weather as long as possible, we're here to serve tasty inspo for...

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Strawberry Shortcake Pops by Plated

Strawberry Shortcake Pops by Plated

With the heat of summer taking over, it’s time to treat yourself! And what better day than National Ice Cream Day to indulge in something cold and creamy? Morcel by Plated offers a simple and delicious Strawberry Shortcake Pop recipe perfect for an...

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Wedding #CakeGoals from Plated

Wedding #CakeGoals from Plated

More than ever, brides are seeking to DIY their special day. Whether you’re looking to bake your own cake or make one for a friend or family member, we’re reaching out with some expert tips from Plated chef, Grace Pescatello. Follow her advice below to approach a...

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Foodie Brides will Fall in Love with Dallas, Texas

Foodie Brides will Fall in Love with Dallas, Texas

An ever-growing metropolitan city, Dallas is both an unexpected and wondrous wedding destination. Full of vibrant, unique neighborhoods and filled with an exciting crop of venues and restaurants, the city is a dream setting for any ‘foodie’ bride. Dallas...

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TILTED by jordan: A Customizable Cocktail Bar

TILTED by jordan: A Customizable Cocktail Bar

If you're looking to make your reception one-of-a-kind, you need beverages that will fit your style! TILTED by jordan is a cocktail catering company in North Carolina that offers customizable packages and pricing for events of all sizes. Services range from full...

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Best Hot Chocolate Recipe Ever

Best Hot Chocolate Recipe Ever

We have discovered the best hot chocolate recipe ever. Brought to us by British transplant, Chef Roger Watson, this recipe has warmed the tummies and hearts of many Londoner's over the years, and now you can serve it at your own holiday soirée. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS | 3...

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Most Delicious Places for Pie in All 50 States

Most Delicious Places for Pie in All 50 States

Had to share... All eyes are on the pies . . . especially here in the south! When going over a list of the most coveted pastry-protected creations, pie has got to be at the top. Sweet or savory. Handheld or sliced. Meat or fruit. Hot or cold. The varieties are...

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Red, White, and Something Blue

Red, White, and Something Blue

We are loving all the red, white, and something blue inspiration for weddings. Holiday themed weddings are so fun for your guest and really lend themselves to so many decor opportunities. You can combine bright summer colors, patriotism, and a vintage feel for a...

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Styled Patriotic Picnic by Southern Posies

Styled Patriotic Picnic by Southern Posies

Our stomachs are rumbling in excitement over this styled, patriotic picnic curated by Southern Posies. They teamed up with Elisabeth & Butter and Nick Drolette Photography for a 4th of July picnic on the beach photoshoot. With comfy pillows and bright florals,...

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Shaken, Not Stirred: Southern Bride Margarita Madness

Shaken, Not Stirred: Southern Bride Margarita Madness

Did you know that yesterday was National Margarita Day? It was, and if you didn't get your margarita fix, don't fret because today we're inspiring you with some authentic Mexican elements . . . shaken, not stirred! The bridal gown is the most photographed item in the...

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French Wedding Inspiration

French Wedding Inspiration

This French inspired shoot is something that even Marie Antoinette would be envious of. The French feel is perfect for the New Orleans setting, and the gorgeous lace V-neck gown has us saying ooh la la! photography: Sidney Lopez | cake: Gambino's Bakery  | tux: John's...

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Nashville: Elopement Inspiration

Nashville: Elopement Inspiration

Stressed about wedding planning? Sometimes an elopement is just what the doctor ordered. There are so many excellent reasons to elope. Just can't wait and don't have time to plan? The dollars are starting to add up? Maybe a big to-do just isn't your style? Regardless...

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Victorian Garden Bridal Tea

Victorian Garden Bridal Tea

This inspiration shoot makes us want to cancel all our plans and run out to have a Victorian Garden Bridal Tea right now! The bold and beautiful colors of the food, flowers, and bridesmaids dresses really pop next to the soft pinks, greys, blues, and whites of the...

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Maestro: Blanc de Bleu Signature Drink

Maestro: Blanc de Bleu Signature Drink

Looking for the perfect signature drink to serve at your reception? Blanc de Bleu®, the world’s first blue grape sparkling wine, not only has you covered for your "something blue" but Blanc de Bleu® is the perfect ingredient for your very own signature drink. Maestro...

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Raleigh, North Carolina: Stunning Hanging Garden

Raleigh, North Carolina: Stunning Hanging Garden

When bride, Natasha, went to Erin McLean Events, she had this vision of finding the perfect place to be married in a garden, but as any practical bride would want, a solid rain plan. Doesn't sound glamorous does it? Don't speak too soon! If, practically, you can't get...

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Darling Southern Wedding Inspiration

Darling Southern Wedding Inspiration

This darling little inspiration shoot, full of color and southern traditions, is just thing to get our minds set for spring. With lemon yellow details paired with hints of pink make this shoot so light and bright. Perfect for saying goodbye to winter and hello to warm...

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Sweet Mini Matrimony

Sweet Mini Matrimony

  In this sweet mini matrimony, from ceremony Sto the cake and petite wedding party, sweet shades of blue decorated this precious scene. A small cake table was set with a 5 tiered mini ombré confection and the junior juice boxes labeled for the couple were sipped and...

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Blanc de Bleu: Brut Made with Organic Blueberry

Blanc de Bleu: Brut Made with Organic Blueberry

A dry, crisp, sparkling wine made with organic blueberry with a stunning shade of blue. Imagine yourself standing joyously amongst family and friends at your wedding reception, and throughout the room, glasses are held high, filled with the most enchanting sparkling...

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Medea Vodka, A Personal Touch That No One Has Done Before

Medea Vodka, A Personal Touch That No One Has Done Before

Medea Vodka, a personal touch that no one has done before. When every detail has to be perfect, why should your wedding cocktails be any different? Spirit brand Medea Vodka can provide a unique vibe to your bar and overall Southern wedding décor. Each bottle is...

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Straw Spectacular: Fourth of July

Straw Spectacular: Fourth of July

You wouldn’t dream of hosting a Fourth of July gathering without wearing your red, white and blue…so why would you let your cold beverage miss out on a chance to express your extreme fandom? Thanks to Aardvark’s metallic and Fourth of July paper straws, your drink can...

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