Wedding Planning and Keeping It Simple!

I’m a big fan of simple things, simple living and simple weddings. They’re (generally) less expensive and just as meaningful and memorable as weddings that pull out all the stops. And they’re less stressful. When there are fewer details to...

Choosing a Signature Cocktail

Wedding Season is here! The Venue and Vendors are booked, the date is approaching. As you zone in on food and beverage items, be sure to include a Signature Cocktail that is fun and delicious! It should represent the two...

Take It All In

"Take it all in" I’m sure you’ve heard this piece of advice over and over again. Whether it’s from your family, friends who have recently wed, or your wedding professionals- this is a very common bit of guidance but the...

“I Said Yes” Proposal Story: Laura & Jack

This story is about two important members of the Merri family! Jack is our President and Executive Chef & Laura is our Vice President of Sales & Special Events! See below for their proposal story in Laura’s own words. #McCanntStopWontStop...

“I Said Yes” Proposal Story: Thea & Mike

“Mike took me to see the NYC Ballet at Lincoln Center and proposed to me afterward at the iconic fountain.” “He had photographers hiding to take photos of the magical moment. Right beforehand I was complaining that my feet hurt...

Harvest Wedding

Warm your heart with a harvest wedding. This time of year nature displays color that is deep and rich in brandy wine, green and orange. Accent your tables with seasonal flowers and fruits. Earthy stationary for your alternative guest book,...

Apple Season

With Johnny Appleseed Day coming up on September 26th and the cool fall nights beginning to set in we are in the mood for all things apple! If you’re going to be saying ‘I do’ in the fall – a...

Food Pairing Fun

We love a great food and beverage pairing. And when those pairings come in adorable miniatures we are completely heart-eyed! Whether it’s during cocktail hour or as a surprise sweet treat at the end of the night- your guests will...

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