Bird’s Party Spring-Summer Edition

Birds Party

  While you’re enjoying your coffee this morning I hope you’ll take a few moments to flip through the latest issue of Bird’s Party magazine.  This issue is filled with a diverse array of parties to inspire you.  From kids parties, to family gatherings, to adult soirees, there’s something for everyone. Just click on the […]

A Garden Wedding Shoot

back yard garden wedding ideas

I have a new project to share with you all.  Last month I designed a garden wedding shoot for SheKnows.com, with lots of pretty little details and tips for doing it on a budget.  It was for their special wedding section for April and I think it turned out so pretty.  I hope you’ll check […]

Peach Fizz Cocktail Or Mocktail

peach fizz

I’m so ready for Spring weather! This has been a very rainy and dreary winter, and just when it seems to be drying out, the wild winds are whirling about {very tough to get photo shoots done outside if you know what I mean}. But this yummy drink definitely gets me in the mood for […]

Inspired By This: New Flavor Combos For Hot Dogs

hot dog bar

Now that Easter is behind us I can’t help but think about Spring and Summer cookouts and all the entertaining opportunities ahead. As perfect timing would have it I came across these ideas from Noble Pig, for a hot dog bar with some delicious and unique sounding combinations. With flavors like Mexican charred corn, Asian-inspired […]

Cocktail Time – Limoncello Grapefruit Punch

lemoncello grapefruit cocktail

by Aleah and Nick Hello! We’re in full-on spring mode at Valley & Co. mixing up cocktails, sampling springtime menus, and knee-deep in planning festive and creative details for our upcoming client events. Did we mention mixing up cocktails? We’re lucky ducks as a big part of our job is taste-testing food and drinks {and […]

Bourbon Lemon Iced Tea

bourbon iced tea

Growing up in the South, iced tea was as common as feathers on a chicken …and the sweeter, the better! It was the quintessential “social” beverage at cookouts, reunions, birthdays, showers, and Sunday Suppers, and when I went to college I was friends with a lot of Northerners who quickly learned the virtues of sweet […]

Cheese & Charcuterie Party

cheese & charcuterie party

I love cheese…all types, all flavors, all forms. My husband loves meat…all types, all flavors, all forms. What better way to appease both palates than by serving up a Cheese & Charcuterie spread?! That’s what we did over the summer, and this is how it turned out. There’s something for everyone and there’s also something […]