by: Christie A Brogan {10.3.17} What are the “Dos and Donts” for buying wedding gifts? Ay-yi-yi…is there really a right answer to this question? Wedding gift giving comes with so many rules – some spoken, some not. Suffice it to say, times have changed and long-held norms like buying a gift equivalent to the “cost… Read More


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


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


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