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Ideas And More For Your Wedding

Back to buttercream. After taking a backseat to fondant-covered cakes, buttercream textures are in demand again, Brides are liking the more organic finish that you get from traditional buttercream. What keeps these cakes from being stuck in the ’80s are contemporary colors for the blooms and different textures. Speaking of frosting, sometimes you just don’t need it. “Naked” cakes, which are unfrosted (or partially frosted) and simply adorned with berries or fresh flowers, are trending from coast to coast — and at both relaxed receptions and more formal affairs .Decadent flavors. No doubt couples have a more sophisticated palate these days. A vanilla cake just won’t do anymore. One of my most requested flavors for 2016 is salted caramel. Others on the rise: lemon, champagne, lavender-vanilla,  and bourbon chocolate.

Fun Ideas Your Guests Will Wish They Did

I love new ideas for brides to enjoy, here is a stream of some that I find interesting. Leave fun facts about yourselves on the tables. Pin something on your bouquet like ribbons or small framed pictures of loved ones something to personalize your bouquet. Make your own Instagram hashtag that your guests can use. Not only is it fun for them, but it also allows you to see all of the pictures your guests uploaded to Instagram in one search.  A “Please Call Anyone But the Bride” list of phone numbers for your wedding party to keep stressful, last-minute problems away from the bride on her wedding day. Read More

Unique Wedding Ideas

I have seen some pretty great wedding ideas over the years and I love the unique and original here a few for you to think about. Make your guests feel like VIP’s with welcome bags that go beyond a map and a few snacks. Stuff personalized tote bags with mini bottles of bubbly or a six-pack of a local microbrew, a gift certificate to your favorite local coffee shop and an individual “Welcome!” note from you.  Keep your guests comfortable all day by thinking ahead. Out of town guests will appreciate a custom scented soap so they don’t have to rely on the standard hotel samples. Planning on dancing in high heels? Put out baskets of flip-flops (in your wedding colors, of course) so guests can take their shoes off. Having an outdoor reception that might get breezy? Make sure guests keep warm by offering up some cozy pashminas. And for a summer outdoor ceremony in the afternoon, provide a station with spray-on sunscreen and a stack of inexpensive sunglasses. Read More

Tips For Your Wedding

Here are a few tips to help your day be the best.

Keep Your Ceremony Brief

Don’t get us wrong, your friends and family are present at your big day to see you get married — but no one wants to watch a drawn out ceremony. Keep the actual proceedings (not including entrances and exits) around 20 minutes so you won’t lose anyone’s attention.

Choose a Personalized Program

While we’re on the topic of the ceremony, don’t forget about creating a wedding program. By personalizing this piece of stationery with interesting details about you and your groom, a breakdown of the ceremony’s proceedings, and any important information they should know (like a translation of traditional vows or that you’d prefer photos aren’t taken) you’ll capture their attention and get all of those key details across. Plus, it will keep them busy if the event runs a little late.

 

 

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Corporate Events

Team building is an important and fun aspect of being part of a large corporation. Here at Fireseed we understand the need to get away from the office and share a meal, create new ideas and spend time with other members on other teams. The hall has so much open space that can be set up any sort of way. Create a day to get away …. Read More

Family Style For Your Wedding

The hot trend for this year on food service is family style. Family style often gets the whole table working together and helping one another. I see people talking at the table discussing the food and and trying to figure out what this spice is or, “Is that purple califlower?” Family style service, for those of you who are wondering what this is, are large platters that come right to your table and you and the folks at the table help each other serve one holding the platter while the other is helping themselves…… Read More

Late Night Snack

How many of you have ordered pizza at the end of a long and fun night of partying? I know I have! This year is the year for the late night snack we have done many late night snacks, it sends your party guests out in style and they are ready for more fun… Read More

Wedding Dresses

When Dave and I got married I really wanted to have a unique wedding dress and I really wanted to incorporate my family. I loved my mom’s dress so we decided to take it apart and use parts of her dress for my dress. We found a really great seamstress and went to work… Read More

Fireseed Is Your Wedding Destination

If you are newly engaged the first decision you will make among many will be where to have your wedding. Here at Fireseed we try to make everything as easy as possible. We provide the catering and the desserts Dave and I are Culinary Institute Of America graduates so all of your food needs are covered. Here at Fireseed we have our own organic garden that we pick from for all of our weddings and we source the rest of our products as local as possible…. Read More

Whidbey Accommodations

What a beautiful day on Whidbey today almost 70 degrees and a great day to tour around.  I have had the pleasure of touring our many Inns and Motels here on the island.  Today I stopped by The Saratoga Inn and The Boatyard Inn both of which are very beautiful with modern rooms and many great amenities the price point is lower than The Inn At Langley but very professional and have a lot of charm.  Today, however, I focused on some other places that are a quite a bit cheaper and also have some nice rooms.  The Langley Motel in particular has 1 really modern room with a lot of privacy and a great view, the other rooms are at a lower price point but if you’re just looking for a place to crash can fit the bill. The Harbour Inn in Freeland is quite big and the rooms are clean and while they do not have not have as many amenities as the Langley Inns, the price is right if you just need a place to sleep…. Read More