by: Christie A. Brogan {10.25.17} As it often goes in the wedding industry, most of the attention and conversation is geared towards the bride. It’s “her day” after all…right? Not so fast. The other half of the happy union (or in some cases, both halves) is not a “she”, but a “he”. And, deservedly, “he”… Read More


by Christie Brogan {2.28.17} Back in August we featured a blog post providing some insight into “how” a ceremony and reception actually happen in the same venue space.  At both of our venues, 128 South and Bakery 105, we host both ceremony and reception on average 70% of the time. Meaning, it’s a popular option.… Read More


by Christie Brogan {11.24.16} Ahhh…Thanksgiving. As the official kick off to both the holiday and engagement season, Thanksgiving gives us quite a bit to celebrate. Somehow, I think, this year’s Turkey Day gathering may be especially memorable for most Americans. At a table overfilled with turkey, fixins’ (a Southern term), and assorted pies…there is certain… Read More


by Christie Brogan {11.11.16} After a long week of political divide, ugliness, and the outcome of a Presidential Election certain to be discussed for years to come (Lord, help us all)…it seemed appropriate to end with some beauty, love, and hope (something painfully absent from all the news outlets and social media chatter). Feast your… Read More