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Coffee Talk Monday…#INNSPIREDESCAPE on the Venue Report!

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Images: Leila Brewster Photography 

We are thrilled to see the #INNSPIREDESCAPE on the Venue Report!! If you haven’t heard about The Kemble Inn you should defiantly check out the venue report for a recap of the Inn and the #INNSPIREDESCAPE! Hands down one of our all time favorite Inns in New England! 

Friday Wine Tasting…TERRES DE BERNE ROSÉ!

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Wine of the Week:

TERRES DE BERNE ROSÉ
Winemakers Notes:

Very nice rose petal pink, spring flower flavors and summer fruit bouquet. Fresh in the mouth with hints of peach and apricot. The palate is rich and well structured.

Food pairing :

Ideal as an aperitif, Provencal dishes (anchoïade, mozzarella and tomatoes), grilled sea bream. Asian and middle eastern cuisine.

Inspiration from Anywhere…Jackie O!

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As someone who grew up in Boston when I think of the summer I think of Cape Cod, 4th of July and the Kennedy’s vacationing in Hyannis.  It’s inevitable. The Kennedy mystique has always captivated me.  And last week was no different especially with a Kennedy wedding taking place in the Cape, congrats to RFK Jr and Cheryl Hines! (side note: I love when celebs marry into iconic families).  But what wasn’t all over the news was July 28th would have been Jackie Kennedy’s 85th birthday.  Jackie was and still is America’s most iconic bride, our Diana, Kate Middleton and Princess Grace all wrapped up in one. She isn’t just an inspiration for brides on their wedding day but also for fashionistas all over the country, especially the east coast. In her early years, Jackie Kennedy set the tone for grace, glamour and pure waspyness. Can we ever forget her pill box hats or her green one shoulder gown that JLO later used as inspiration to accompany Ben Affleck to the Oscars (sigh Bennifer). Later in life after the President had passed away and she married a Greek bazillionaire, Jackie Kennedy Onassis defined New York City chic, a far cry from the demure young lady who lived in the White House.  She’s was and is a fashion force to be reckoned with.

What Jackie look has inspired you most???

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Wedding Wednesday….Favors!

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One element of a wedding that can be super hard to not cheese up and even harder to be original is favors.  Sometimes they can be an after thought and you’re scrambling but they really shouldn’t.  These are your opportunity to say thank you to all your friends and family who, in some cases, spent a lot of time and money coming to attend your wedding.  Not only can they be a sign of appreciation but a great finale to your wedding and a nice way to tie up your theme.  One thing to remember is donations are always a great favor. Who doesn’t want to leave a great wedding feeling like that also just completed a saintly act? Two birds, one stone, everyone wins. If the donation idea isn’t your route here are some of the more original and fun favors that I have come across on Pinterest lately.

XO. klb

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