Dessert in a Cup.

Dessert in a Cup.

Not what you would picture right?  Thinking dessert in a cup would be more cobbler in Mason jar-esque?  Not this time.  This beautiful creation by Chef Sarah Grueneberg of Spiaggia was served for an intimate dinner party of 12.  Why a coffee cup?  Dessert plates bore me – too expected.

Savory or Sweet?

Savory or Sweet?

This little gem represents a shoot done with Entertaining Company,  focused on His and Hers wedding foods.  On the left, a real beef slider with fries.  And on the right – a Brownie Burger, complete with PomJuice ‘Ketchup’, Vanilla ‘Mayo’, and Shortbread ‘Fries’.  While we pegged the girls for the…

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Condiments reign king.

Condiments reign king.

As part of a Chicago Celebrates Connecticut party theme, creating a menu that showcased both was most important – as was the presentation.  So along with the New Haven Pizza, and East Coast inspired accompaniments, we have the Chicago Style Hot Dog and all its Mason Jar condiment glory.  Neon…

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Clams go on everything.

Clams go on everything.

Chicago celebrates Connecticut with New Haven pizza  - a style of Neapolitan pizza common in and around New Haven, CT. It originated at the Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, known as Pepe’s.  This white clam version is always a hit (and my personal fav).

Something to drink?

Something to drink?

Chicago meets Connecticut for this rooftop celebration, resulting in these festive beverage options.  Thirsty?

Crest-tacular (!) Rooftop Celebration

Crest-tacular (!) Rooftop Celebration

Summer is not over!  And when it is – just reference this tabletop decor celebrating Choate Rosemary Hall in CT.   Note they have this fabulous crest, which I had printed on runners….love a good crest!  Click on the above pic to see the actual crest.  I secretly want to…

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Please be seated.

Please be seated.

Coordinating menu cards, favor tags,  and all things pink and gold.

Meet you at the Quad....

Meet you at the Quad….

Having never been to (or done a wedding at)  The Quadrangle Club, it proved to be a beautiful wedding site – with ceremony across campus at Bond Chapel.  Major convenience and beauty!

Gold Member!

Gold Member!

Gold – always a winner!  Classic design for a classic Bride on a beautiful campus.

Back to school

Back to school

The amazing Bond Chapel on U0f C Campus proved to be a beyond beautiful ceremony site for my lovely Bride & Groom…..plus she’s grown up on that campus as her parents both are employed by the school.