Hasta la vista 2016…2017 has arrived. For you newly engaged couples (and, we know there’s a few of you out there), it’s time to shake off the glitter and start making some plans for the Big Day. The beauty of your perfectly timed engagement is the annual wedding planning event, Courtyards & Cobblestones – A… Read More


The Cottage on Orange Street

Planning your wedding in Wilmington, NC? If so, there’s a new trend on the scene…bridal suites.  What is a “Bridal Suite”? A location for the bride (or groom) and bridal party (or groomsmen) to gather on the big day for the pre-wedding preparations, brunch, and photos. These facilities are available for day rental (read: not… Read More


Culinary Team 128 South and Bakery 105

Since the inception of 128 South and Bakery 105, providing an exceptional culinary experience has been a big focus for our company.  (Read:  We love great food!) Finding the right team to execute our Client’s menus on a level that exceeds expectations is no easy task. In part two of our five part series, we… Read More


Today’s post is about one of the “less fun” wedding planning topics (certainly, one that doesn’t get a lot of play on the Pinterest boards or latest bridal mag)…wedding/event insurance.  Do you need it? Given our particular location tucked between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean in coastal Wilmington NC, we are most… Read More


“Giving Away The Bride” is a custom steeped in hundreds, if not thousands, of years of tradition.  Thankfully gone are the days of daughters exchanged as “property” to form family and financial alliances. These days it’s more like dad turning over a piece of his heart to the man standing at the other end of… Read More