December, 2011

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Little House of Thyme, located in Colrain, Massachusetts, is proudly celebrating 22 years of business! They are best known for their gourmet dip mixes, herb spread mixes, gourmet vinaigrette, and natural herb bath and body scrubs. Their website offers a variety of products if you're looking to create a gift basket as a token of appreciation for your wedding party or for guests who have traveled from out of state. For a chance to win some Thymely Herb Spread, Spinach Dip, and two jars of Oh Say Can You Sea Salt, leave us a comment with your favorite snack time guilty pleasure!

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Ring in the New Year with some Old World Charm!

In the world of fashion, trends are always changing. Yet some trends will remain forever timeless, like classic pearls. Why not plan a wedding that captures the beauty of the past? Consider vintage styles when deciding on your day's dress and accessories. A beautiful sheath gown paired with pearl earrings can give you an Audrey Hepburn charm that will leave your guests breathless. Little details like pearls on your 1940's style pumps will complete this class distinguish your vintage look.

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Chances are you may enjoy festive cocktails as you ring in the new year in just a few days, so why not carry on the same celebratory cheer as you toast to your nuptials. A signature wedding cocktail serves many purposes for your wedding day. Not only does it showcase your style, but it can be a great alternative to an open bar. Personalize your drinks with fun straws or flags, or garnish them with DIY infused ice cubes. For added flair, pick a fun glass to match your wedding theme.

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Beau Ties Ltd. of Vermont is the desired source for silk bow ties, neck ties, coordinates and dress shirts for men. The beloved accessories for men are offered in a variety of styles and add that extra class to any ensemble.

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Picking a color scheme for your winter wedding can be a little overwhelming. If you're looking for something elegant, consider a navy and gold scheme for your big day. From the actual wedding invitations to your wedding cake, these colors look tasteful everywhere. Your bridesmaids navy dresses will pop next to their gold flowers as will your navy napkins atop golden plates. 

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Laura & Eric's picture-perfect Vermont wedding was full of family connections, handmade details & reminders of the true beauty of their love! One especially lovely detail was Laura's handmade gown: "I was fortunate enough to have my dress handmade for me - it was a wedding gift from a family friend - so I was able to use it to incorporate a lot of meaning into the day," she says.

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The understated elegance of vintage china provides a perfect pop of unexpected charm for the DIY-bride's wedding. Repurposing old tea cups can give new life to items you may already have around the house, or you can have fun hunting for these hidden gems. These eye-catching candles can be placed throughout your wedding venue, or given as favors to guests. Create your own tea cup candles in several easy steps:

Step One: Melt down wax in a double boiler. You can buy wax and dye it to match your color palette, or use bits of old candles you can't burn anymore.

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Made with certified organic garbanzo beans, the Vermont Hummus Company is dedicated to serving the freshest product possible. In doing so, their hummus is crafted in small batches to ensure only the best hummus. Currently operating out of local farmer's markets, the Vermont Hummus Company is sure to make their way onto store shelves soon. Their mouth-watering flavors include Roasted Red, Black Bean Chipotle, and White Bean Basil--yum!

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Christina & Ben tied the knot in an unforgettable outdoor ceremony in Girdwood, Alaska. They celebrated their love with family & friends against the rugged backdrop of Alaska's breathtaking vistas - this adventurous couple chose a palette of soft, playful pinks & whites, and opted for a floral design scheme as whimsical as the love they have for one another!

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There is no better way to bring in the new year than to stop by any of these great Wedding Day Expositions in your area: January 8th - Wedding Day Expositions Bridal Show at The Seaport World Trade Center January 22nd - Wedding Day Expositions Bridal Show at Wyndham Boston Andover January 29th - Wedding Day Expositions Bridal Show at Pavillion at Pine Hills Plymouth February 5th - Wedding Day Expositions Bridal Show at the Sheraton Needham February 11th - Wedding Day Expositions Bridal Show at Hotel Viking Newport February 26th - Wedding Day Expositions Bridal Show at Ocean Edge