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wedding planning tips :: 2020 food and drink trends and advice from Lisa Dupar Catering

wedding planning tips :: 2020 food and drink trends and advice from Lisa Dupar Catering
When it comes to developing the food and beverage (and dessert!) concepts with our wedding couples and party clients, we go wild for big ideas that are creative and clever, and also trusted ones that help to tell the story of the people or the mission of the event and ones that we know will stand the test of time (and service). We asked our incredibly talented friend [...]

valley & co. event :: mountain welcome party

valley & co. event :: mountain welcome party
You'll most always hear us say that pre-wedding welcome parties are a must! They not only set the tone for the fun wedding festivities to follow, but they are a fantastic ice breaker and introduction for guests who may not have ever met! Eloise and Ian's welcome dinner was as festive as they come - nestled below the mountains (where a massive herd of elk made their ni[...]

The Two Most Important Things to Do When You’re Newly Engaged!

The Two Most Important Things to Do When You're Newly Engaged!
Huge congratulations to all of the newly engaged folks who have a story and new sparkler to share post-holiday! The stretch between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day is when most engagements happen, so it's high time for our annual  Do This post gift! Of course you'll share the happy news with your family and friends, and post that beautiful ring selfie on Instagram[...]

8 effortless holiday entertaining ideas and a festive punch hack

8 effortless holiday entertaining ideas and a festive punch hack
Who is ready for Christmas? Yeah, we aren't quite there either! We're so excited for the festivities and traditions (hello neighborhood cookie party, The Nutcracker, and Christmas Eve and day!), but not quite wrapped yet. Our menu is nearly done...so we're getting there! But this season with Thanksgiving being so close to the holidays and having some fantastic events [...]

valley & co. tips :: planning golden hour wedding photos

valley & co. tips :: planning golden hour wedding photos
Golden hour photos can be some of the most romantic and beautiful keepsake portraits for couples from their wedding day. It's that window of time just before dusk when their photographer will steal them away from the buzz of their friends and family, and it's a magic moment not only for the two of them to reflect, but to really take in the party in their honor (we've [...]