Food and Beverage

Links We Love: Party Planning

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Lauren Conrad Recipe
Lauren Conrad’s Strawberry Rose Champagne cocktail Recipe

Well Friday is here, and so is another weekly dosage of Links We Love! In celebration of fellow party-lover, Lauren Conrad’s new book, Celebrate, we’re featuring some of our favorite posts from Lauren’s party planning blog. We’re sure you’ll love these as much as we do!


  1. How to Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar || Whether it’s a bridesmaid brunch or just beautiful Sunday morning, brunches always call for Bloody Mary’s. Take a peek at these tips to get the most out of your Bloody Mary bar and impress all of your guests!
  2. How to Throw a Dinner Party Like a Real Adult || We’ve all been there. It’s your first “real” dinner party and you want to make sure it goes perfectly. Follow these few tips and you’ll be a dinner party pro before you know!
  3. Strawberry Rosé Champagne Cocktail Recipe || Because strawberries, champagne and sprinkles are some of our favorite things! Everyone should have a good drink recipe in their back pocket, feel free to grab this one!
  4. How to Host a Girl’s Wine Tasting Party || This one we love because who wouldn’t want to attend a Girl’s Wine Tasting Party? Treat your girlfriends to an evening filled with music, laughs and wine!
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| Beauty and Fashion, Bride, Food and Beverage, Groom, Inspiration, Wedding Planning, Weddings

From Carretto Studio:

“A beautiful farmhouse, incredible details, a glamorous vintage Hillman, and a stunning couple? Sign me up! We are so so happy with how this styled shoot turned out! Huge thanks to all the vendors listed below that made this happen and a special thanks to Michelle from Absolutely In Events for putting this whole shoot together. We are so lucky to have worked with such a phenomenal team! Michelle’s vision of blush, silver, and soft lace was perfectly executed. The Longview Farmhouse was a perfect venue; it’s gardens and elegant, but homey feel set off this shoot beautifully. Sarah, our bride, was stunning in her Judd Waddell gown from Fleur De Lis Bridal Boutique, and our bridesmaids wore dresses from Bella Brdiesmaid. Their hair/makeup by Emily Miller could not have been more dreamy! The flowers by Bloomin’ Buckets were stunning: soft and ethereal with layers and layers of texture. The cakes by Jilly’s Cupcake Bar were incredible, and the food by Villa Farotto looked so delicious. Invitations and paper goods by M. Haley Design, decor from Grand Rental Station, and linens from Connie Duglin Linens lent their stunning pieces to this shoot.

The shoot was shot mostly on Fuji 400 film. We can’t get enough of how film captures color in such a soft and beautiful way. It was such a pleasure to photograph this shoot – it’s simply amazing to see the caliber of work that these vendors produce!”

SourceCarretto Studio Photography

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