by Christie A. Brogan {5.12.17} Some might argue the topic of “why hire a planner?” should have come up earlier in these discussions. The truth is…right about now…couples start to realize just how much they could use a little professional help. No mistaking brides plan their own weddings every day and the events are, by… Read More


by Christie A. Brogan {4.20.17} At the end of the day, the goal is for it all to “gel”…the venue, the dress, the decor, the flowers, the cake, the food service style…everything.  We can warn you about the “rabbit hole” that Pinterest can become when wedding planning, but no one quite understands until they encounter… 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


We know you…the Boho Couple. Elements of Mother Nature. An easy, relaxed style. A warm, festive vibe. A true call for celebration. Not overly fussy. Not overly formal, but also not a total break from tradition.  A wedding re-imagined. In another look back on the Courtyards & Cobblestones event last month, the talented ladies from… Read More


Let’s be honest, Cuba is pretty hot these day (and not just the weather). Trending Cuba travel has folks booking flights and exploring the once isolated (at least for US travelers) island country just 330 miles from Miami. Inspired by this trendy destination, Havana, provided the creative muse for a genuinely unique wedding design featured… Read More