by: Christie A. Brogan {9.8.17} After almost 8 years and hundreds (and hundreds) of weddings and events, one thing is for certain…tastings have become a trend.  When we opened in 2010, approximately 25-30% of our clients requested a tasting. Today, our tasting dates fill up as fast as we can get them on the calendar.… Read More


After a few years and a few hundred weddings, we have seen our fair share of ceremonies.   What do we love about this 128 South “Real” May ceremony?  Everything.  Our couple opted for two sections of semi-circle rows providing seats for 100 guests under the shade of a tent.  (At the conclusion of the… Read More


Hello, Escort Cards!  Whether we have Pinterest or the recovering economy to thank for the resurgence of Escort Cards on the wedding day “must-have” list…they have certainly made a comeback as part of the de ri·gueur wedding. (Here’s one for the scrabble junkies out there…de ri-gueur adjective \də-(ˌ)rē-ˈgər\ : necessary if you want to be fashionable,… Read More


Honestly, the sprint between Thanksgiving and Christmas closed out 2013 like a qualifying race at the Olympic World Trials.  And, just like that…it’s 2014.  For us, 2014 has arrived in grand style…and with something of a bang.  Like “Awards Season” for the film industry, January kicks off with Awards & Accolades from the most important… Read More


We knew the Lower Cape Fear Hospice luncheon would be a very special function…not the least of which because it benefited such a special organization in the Wilmington area.  Designed by Stellar Events, “A Set Table” by Protocol was presented by the charming Mrs. Mary Clifford Boyd which brought together an intimate gathering of ladies,… Read More