{Appetizer} Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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bacon wrapped scallops party appetizer recipe

Grilling season has arrived! Serve up these BACON WRAPPED SCALLOPS at your next outdoor patio party for a crowd-pleasing surf-and-turf appetizer. Serve with a spicy mayo dip for a little extra ZEST! Bacon Wrapped Scallops INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 pound large scallops 1/2 pound thin-sliced bacon Extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup good quality … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Our Engagement Party

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Planning the Big Day: Our Engagement Party As much fun as planning a wedding can be, another fun event I was really looking forward to was our engagement party : ) We were sorta hoping someone would offer to throw one for us (I mean you can’t exactly plan your own!) and finally my delightful bridesmaid Tina decided to organize it for us-and I could not have been more excited! The best thing … { read more }

Tea Party Bridal Shower

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I can’t tell you how delighted I was to be able to work on this lovely Tea Party Bridal Shower held by the Northern New Jersey Wedding and Event Professionals group! Beautifully planned by AART Event Planning and Luxe Events NJ, the shower was held at the Harmony Tea Room in NJ, the perfect place for a tea themed affair. Guests arrived to an adorably set tea room where they were served from a … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Engagement Photos

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Wedding Engagement photos in Hoboken

Planning the Big Day: Engagement Photos I admit it, I am one of those people who absolutely hates how she looks in photographs…well, maybe ‘hate’ is a strong word, but lets just say I’m usually the one making horrified noises whenever I see a picture of myself. So, needless to say I was less than excited to choose a photographer for my wedding. I was petrified that I’d end up with a bunch of … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: I Found My Dress!

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Planning the Big Day: I Found My Dress! So by now you know I am not a traditional girly-girl bride. I haven’t been planning this day since I was 5, I never ran around with a pillowcase on my head and pretended it was my wedding day and I plan on covering my venue in purple peacock feathers….that’s why it may surprise you just how emotional finding my wedding dress actually was. I didn’t … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Band or DJ?

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Planning the Big Day: Band or DJ? So we are just under 8 months from the wedding, things are moving along and one of the items that I want to make sure is perfect is the music at my reception. Partly because I am a big ‘wedding dancer’ (ie super huge ham that likes to be the center of attention) and partly because my dad keeps harping on the fact that “If you don’t have good music it won’t be a … { read more }

Orange & Pink Cottonfield Wedding

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Bright + Colorful Arizona Wedding There is something so festive + flirty about pink and orange, and we LOVE how this bride incorporated the bright hues into her wedding held in a 1930s manor house next to a cotton field in Arizona. How neat! The bride chose roses and gerber daises along with colorful paper lanterns to set the whimsical yet romantic mood. TREND ALERT - We have seen parasols … { read more }

Planning The Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses

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Planning the Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses I promised myself I’d never be that bride that made her girls walk down the aisle in something unsightly….think layers of taffeta, oodles of crinoline and bows where bows are just NOT meant to be. So when choosing the dresses for my bridesmaids I had a few goals in mind: You WILL be able to wear it again, you WON’T have to re-mortgage your house to pay … { read more }

Black, White, & Green Texas Wedding Showcase

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Elegant Texas Wedding This Texas wedding is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!   Thank you to Aves Photographic Design for sharing this wedding with us and for introducing us to an incredibly amazing couple Lauren & Chris! Lauren and Chris got married in the summer in Lauren's hometown, Colleyville, Texas.   Lauren comes from an incredibly close family, so it was important to her that she was able to … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: The Bridal Show

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UPDATE: Are you a blogger too? Join tonight's LIVE CHAT over on Blog Frog's Memories in Motion Community where I'll be chatting! Tonight, 8pm EST! Be sure to sign up to win the Pixorial Giveaway! Planning the Big Day: The Bridal Show So, I’m no stranger to weddings. I work for a network that airs them 24/7 and I own a business that provides for such affairs; but now that I’m a … { read more }