Posts by Emma Bennett

Wedding Drink Friday

Coconut Vanilla Bellini Recipe Ingredients 1 bottle of prosecco 16 ounces of coconut juice blend or coconut pureed nectar Directions To prepare the sugared rims, combine sanding sugar, granulated sugar, the scraped seeds of the vanilla bean and the vanilla bean pod in a large bowl and mix. You can do this a few days ahead of time if desired. Coat the rims of 8 champagne flutes in something sticky

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Wedding Drink Friday

Strawberry Martini Ingredients 2 oz vanilla vodka 1 oz strawberry liqueur 2 oz strawberry lemonade ¼ cup ice cubes Instructions Add the vanilla vodka, strawberry liqueur, strawberry lemonade and ice cubes to a cocktail shaker. Shake well, then strain into a martini glass

Wedding Drink Friday

Riesling Strawberry Slushy Ingredients 2 1/2 cups hulled strawberries 1 bottle [750ml] dry Riesling 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar Instructions Reserve 1 cup of the Riesling – cover and place in the fridge to chill. In a food processor, puree strawberries with the remaining wine, lime juice and sugar. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze until solid. When you’re ready to serve, puree

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Wedding Drink Friday

The Garibaldi Ingredients One-to-three ratio of Campari to orange juice Instructions Fill a tumbler or Collins glass with ice and add the Campari Top it with O.J. Stir

Toast Tips

Keep them short There is a very good chance you aren’t the only one toasting the new Mr and Mrs, so say what you want to say without dragging it on! Don’t read off your toast No, we aren’t saying you need to memorize it. But be spontaneous with it! Know what you would like to say ahead of time and play it from there. End on a high note

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Starting Your Seating Chart

Seating wedding guests is commonly left to be one of the last things on your to do list. With so much going on it can be difficult to sit down and knock this one out. Starting early can be such a huge key in getting your seating chart dine and making it the greatest version it could possibly be. Making last minute changes us bound to happen, but you have far better

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Wedding Drink Friday

The Gimlet Ingredients 2 ounces of gin 1/4 ounces of Rose’s Lime Juice Instructions Shake 2 ounces of gin with 1/4 ounces of Rose’s Lime Juice with ice in a shake Strain into a chilled cocktail glass  

Wedding Drink Friday

The Greyhound Ingredients 2 ounces of vodka 5 ounces of grapefruit juice Instructions Fill a rocks glass with ice, pour in 2 ounces of vodka and 5 ounces of grapefruit juice Stir well  

How to Pen the Perfect Thank You Note

Thank you notes are so important to thank your guests for their kind gestures. While we know thank you notes can be a tedious task, they really should be done. Try writing thank you notes as you receive the gift so you don’t have to write so many at the very end. Set up a certain area in your home to get them done! Maybe in front of your favorite picture

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Wedding Drink Friday

Local Gin and Tonic Ingredients 2 oz of   Cadée Gin 6 oz of  Fever Tree 3 clementine slices rosemary sprig Instructions 1. Put your glasses in the freezer for about a half an hour. 2. Once the ice glasses are chilled add 2 ice cubes to your glass. 3. Squeeze in the juice of one clementine tangerine. Add in your clementine slices and one sprig of rosemary. 4. Pour your

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