Refreshing August Cocktail

We are big fans of Lisa Dupar Catering at Taylor’d Events. They are known for their delicious food, but we want to highlight them for their equally delicious drinks!

lemongrass dry soda cocktail | Image: © Quentin Bacon

Image: © Quentin Bacon

This recipe is so good we had to share! Perfectly refreshing for a hot summer’s day!

Lisa’s Perfect Highball (Rocks glass, shaken)
1 oz. Bombay sapphire, 1 oz. St. Germain, 2 oz. lemongrass dry soda, squeeze lemon.  Shake together gin and st. Germaine.  Pour into glass with dry soda

Ingredients:

1 oz. Bombay sapphire gin
1 oz. St. Germain
2 oz. Lemongrass dry soda
1 lemon for garnish

Directions: (to make one cocktail):
Pour dry soda in a rocks glass. Shake together gin and St. Germain in a shaker and pour into glass. Garnish with lemon and enjoy!

Taylor’d Events by Jennifer

 

Glassybaby

Glassybaby produces beautiful handmade glass votives in more than four hundred stunning colors. They are the perfect, simple decoration to set the atmosphere of your wedding. Can be purchased to enjoy forever or rented for an event.

Glassybaby also manufactures a slightly larger and thinner glass vessel, called a “drinker”, a stylish way to present beverages at your event.

Award winning entrepreneur Lee Rhodes founded Glassybaby when she was battling lung cancer with chemotherapy. Her husband created these small glass cups, in which she would light tea candles to find solace during the difficult cancer treatments. Her friends’ enjoyment of the votives inspired her to start Glassybaby.

Glassybaby donates money from sales to benefit cancer patients. Ten percent of sales go toward charities helping with chemotherapy costs.

 

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Butler Seattle: The Best in Transportation

Butler Seattle - Seattle's Top Wedding Transportation Providers

Butler Seattle is the leading professional valet service in the Pacific Northwest, offering premier valet and transportation services every day of the year to meet your needs.

Butler Seattle’s fleet of luxurious Mercedes-Benz sprinters, sedans, limos and coaches will transport your wedding party and guests between venue and photo shoot locations to ensure that your event runs flawlessly.

The company also provides on-site valet services and can plan customized group activities for you and your guests. They offer fantastic tours, featuring the best of Woodinville Wine Country and landmarks across the Pacific Northwest.

We love Butler Seattle because they have the best customer service. They are helpful with both planning and facilitating an event. The valets are always friendly. At Butler Seattle, their mission is to ensure that every guest they serve feels special, secure, and respected.

Taylor’d Events by Jennifer

Novelty Hill Januik Winery – Venue Spotlight

Novelty Hill Januik Winery is one of my favorite venues and is an ideal location for a modern, intimate wedding celebration. From casual to elegant, our staff specializes in creating rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions that reflect the unique personality of each bride and groom.

Novelty Hill Januik Winery offers your guests an opportunity to unwind and mingle? They’ll relax while playing bocce ball or strolling through the gardens on their way to the outdoor fireplace at dusk. Your guests might enjoy organic produce from Oxbow Farm, when in season, or handmade flatbread pizza from our own brick oven. Whether you’re looking for an elegant seated dinner, casual hors d’ oeuvre reception, or traditional wedding buffet their in-house culinary team will work with you to prepare a sumptuous feast. I highly recommend Novelty Hill Januik Winery!

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Alderbrook Resort and Spa – Venue Spotlight

I LOVE working at the Alderbrook Resort and Spa! My brides and grooms are always so well taken care of by their staff and they are a delight for me and my team to work with! I highly recommend the Alderbrook Resort if you are getting married in Washington!

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About Alderbrook Resort and Spa:

A convenient two hours from Seattle, Washington, the Alderbrook Resort takes you worlds away. Surrounded by the Olympic Mountains, the Resort & Spa rests on the shores of the Hood Canal, a glacier-carved fjord home to eagles and osprey, salmon and seals.

We believe that a getaway shouldn’t mean roughing it. Our luxury guestrooms and accommodations are beautifully designed with thoughtfully appointed amenities. Like premium linens and comfy duvets. Daybeds and soaking tubs. A lobby with a massive stone fireplace and leather couches to sink into. A waterfront pool. A world-class full service Spa. A neighboring PGA-class golf course. Plus some of the best food in the region, with fresh local seafood and world-class wines. And a marina only steps away. So your boat can come with you.

Alderbrook Resort and Spa Weddings:

This is Your Day. At Alderbrook, we can help make your wedding whatever you want it to be. A formal ceremony on the terrace or a casual beachfront event followed by a barbeque of fresh local seafood. Alderbrook is home to where love is found, celebrated and rekindled.

People love to get married at Alderbrook, and we love to help them make it special. The best part? When the happy couple gazes out at the crowd of family and friends, takes in the view of the stunning mountains and picturesque Hood Canal, and a warm, loving look comes into their eyes-an anniversary is born. That’s when we know we’ve done our job right.

Not to worry – we’ll take care of the details. Our Washington State wedding packages include full tableware, buffet and table linens, skirting and napkins, a dance floor and hosted bar service. But we go above and beyond that – just tell us what you’re looking for, and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa: Destination Maui – Day 6

My first 3 Destination Maui posts were about the orginial “resort” area of Maui, now to what some consider the “Gold Coast” of Maui, the south end of the island.   Wailea is all about the white sandy beaches and the calm waters, it is drier than the West side, so you don’t have to worry about thoes afternoon showers.  My first stop is the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa.  What I love about this hotel is that one of the ceremony locations is literally at the ocean, this is one of the closes spots to the ocean. Another option for a smaller ceremony and small dinner reception is this great patio. Finally one of my favorite spots for a reception would be this rooftop.  Imagine a great lounge area over looking the ocean!

 

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a Taylor'd Events Group featured Maui Beach Wedding Venue