Benefits of Hosting an Event in Hill Country

Benefits of Hosting an Event in Hill CountryThe benefits of hosting an event in Hill Country are innumerable. The location boasts rural beauty but is conveniently situated close to several larger cities and towns, including Austin and San Antonio. You’ll feel like you’ve escaped to a beautiful new destination when you’re really just a short drive from home. Our elegant venue also has ample space for a variety of events, from corporate meetings to quinceaneras to weddings. Celebrate all of life’s many milestones amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Texas Hill Country. (more…)

3 Trendy Fall Wedding Color Palettes for 2015

3 Trendy Fall Wedding Color Palettes for 2015Unlike summer weddings, when many brides and grooms prefer to keep the palette light and bright, fall wedding colors are often richer in tone to reflect the changing landscape outdoors. Fall wedding color palettes often play off the vibrant explosion of color seen in nature with highly pigmented hues and organic earth tones. But if burnt orange and moss green are not your style, there are many on-trend color combinations appropriate for the season with serious style, too. Trendy wine-inspired shades and elegant jewel tones add luxe color to your special day. (more…)

Band Together TX Concert in Texas Hill Country

Band Together TX Concert in Texas Hill CountryEnjoy some good music for a good cause this weekend in Texas Hill Country: The Band Together TX concert is a community event supporting relief for local Central, TX families who were recently impacted by the Memorial Day floods in the region. As if you needed another excuse to enjoy great Texas music any day of the week, but another great aspect of this San Marcos, TX community event is that 100% of the ticket proceeds, purchasing fees, beverage sales, merchandise sales and donations go directly to support the families in need. (more…)

Break the Rules: Wedding Traditions You Can Skip

Break the Rules Wedding Traditions You Can SkipYour wedding day should be a reflection of you as a couple and your personalities, so don’t be afraid to break the rules: You don’t need to follow all the conventions of a traditional wedding if that’s not your style. Whether it comes to your wedding gown, your bridesmaids’ looks, your reception decor, or the events of your big day, you have the freedom to customize your celebration so it is a DIY wedding that perfectly reflects the bride and groom. (more…)

What to Consider When Picking Bridesmaids Dresses

What to Consider When Picking Bridesmaids DressesYou’ve found your wedding dress, but now it’s time to find another: Your bridesmaids dress! The most important women in your life will be standing by your side as you say “I do” to your Mr. Right, and you want each friend to look beautiful. Gone are the days when bridesmaids dresses were notoriously an eyesore; today’s preferred look is a lovely, flattering style that complements your bridal gown. How do you pick one bridesmaid dress for all your friends to wear? (more…)

3 Unique Ideas for Your “Something Blue”

3 Unique Ideas for Your Something BlueEvery bride knows the classic rhyme: “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in her shoe.” The traditional poem details what a bride should wear for good luck on her wedding day. While most Texas brides have done away with the sixpence, nearly every bride says “I do” with a special something blue. Whether you’re having a traditional wedding or a modern wedding, your something blue is a must. But what to pick for this sweet bridal tradition? Here are some unique ideas. (more…)

4 Ideas to Make Your Rehearsal Dinner Special

4 Ideas to Make Your Rehearsal Dinner SpecialThe rehearsal dinner is the opening act to your wedding. The event kicks off the best celebration of your life, and you’ll want to make it feel special for both you and your guests. The rehearsal dinner is the more intimate affair of your wedding celebrations, typically with just the wedding attendants, close family, and close friends in attendance the evening before your wedding day. This smaller environment allows you to focus on special moments that might get overlooked during your traditional wedding reception. Try these ideas to make the event special. (more…)

4 White-Hot Trends for Summer Weddings

Bride in Lime Green Heels Next to a Colorful Bouquet at her Summer WeddingJune is nearly here and so is the summer wedding season! While there is certainly no rule against a formal, traditional wedding, the relaxed atmosphere of the summer months really invites a more laidback style and attitude. If you’re planning a summer wedding – or any summertime special event – don’t forget to incorporate these white-hot trends.  (more…)

The Best Sunday Brunches in Texas Hill Country

Close Up Picture of a Delicious Sunday Brunch SpreadAhh . . . brunch. Once the domain of your great-aunt and her cheese blintz-loving lady friends, cutting edge restaurateurs have reinvented the classic Sunday brunch into an exciting taste adventure. Texas Hill Country is brunch central thanks to innovations that started in Austin and have moved outward. Use our helpful guide to plan your next Sunday morning outing for a meal that’s sure to satisfy and inspire. (more…)

Turn It Up: What to Consider When Booking a DJ for Your Wedding

Male Wedding DJ Mixing Playing Music for an Awesome WeddingIn yesterday’s post, we discussed a few important factors to think about if you’re considering hiring a live band to play your wedding. Today, we’re exploring the other side of that classic wedding music dichotomy: what are some of the key questions you need to ask if you’re seriously considering a DJ to provide music for your special day. (more…)