Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Photos from a fall wedding at Hidden River Events in Asheville

Meg and Justin got married at beautiful Hidden River in Asheville, North Carolina. This wedding was all about fun colors and a unique look. Photography by Two Ring Studios

To see more pictures click here.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Bride's life-size Wedding Cake shaped like herself!

A wife renewing her wedding vows after 10 years of marriage opted for a cake constructed as a 5-foot replica of herself wearing a wedding gown and veil. The 5-foot dessert contained 200 eggs and 7.5 liters of amaretto, and weighed 400 pounds (Via AOL News)

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Party in Peace with the help of Elegant Event Sitters

Elegant Event Sitters offers adults attending an event to enjoy themselves without keeping an eye on the kids or worrying about the sitter at home. Each mind will be at peace knowing the children are nearby, in a safe and fun environment.

They’ve revamped group child care with a brand new agenda. Kids’ Reception now includes karaoke and puppet shows!

Elegant Event Sitters, Inc. even offers services for corporate groups. By providing child care for company's employees or convention attendees, the employers are going to increase attendance and put the parents at ease knowing that their little ones are nearby. Elegant Event Sitters, Inc. can provide all of the entertainment to keep the kids busy while the parents are attending seminars. They several options including a Kid's Camp with structured activities for all age groups, as well as off-site excursions for school aged children.

AND THAT’S NOT ALL! Elegant Event Sitters has just launched their brand new website. Be sure to check it out at www.eleganteventsitters.com!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

The Secret Spa

The one thing all brides should get the morning of the “BIG DAY” is a massage. The Secret Spa, on Merrimon Avenue across from Greenlife, has great wedding packages for the wedding party! The Secret Spa mission statement says it best: It’s the Ultimate Experience from the top of your head to the tips of your toes! They offer a $44 menu with all the essentials from manicures to massages. For a full list of their wedding services check out their website.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

From scratch, with Love

Jodi Rhoden, owner of Short Street Cakes on Haywood Road in West Asheville, is a mother, an entrepreneur and a community activist. She also bakes a mean cake.
Big cakes, small cakes, round cakes, square cakes, layer cakes, flourless cakes, wedding cakes, vegan cakes, cupcakes. All created under the slogan, “Fresh, natural, from scratch, with love.”
As it says on the company's website, they "specialize in all-natural, southern-style cakes. We do not create or replicate elaborate designs, but instead create simple, elegant, and beautifully fresh, traditional southern-style cakes that you can be proud of on your wedding day."
Read more about Jodi and Short Street Cakes in this great article from Citizen-Times.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Give Luscious Truffles

Buy Local and say thank you to your guests with handmade chocolates from French Broad Chocolate Lounge. You can choose among a variety of luscious truffles hand-packed in a small box tied with organza ribbon to coordinate with your wedding colors. Other services also include:
- customized tags with your names, wedding date, and a thank you message.
- a customized truffle decor available by consultation (e.g. initial piped in white chocolate, etc.)
For more information and other "sweet" wedding options check out their website.