June 20th, 2011

Real Maine Wedding: Martha and Eliot on Memorial Day Weekend

Photographer: Michelle Turner Photography Ceremony Site: Fort Knox Historic Site Reception Site: French’s Point Estate Guest Accommodations: Belfast Harbor Inn Family Accommodations: Hersey Retreat Cottage and Charming Maine Beach Cottage Officiant: Stephen Tracey Tent:  Sperry Tents Floral Design: Branch Pond Flowers & Gifts Ceremony Music: Opus Trio Reception Music: J. Biddy Fireworks: Central Maine Pyrotechnics…


June 16th, 2011

CEO Corner: From Jessika Brooks

It’s been almost a century since my grandmother’s uncle purchased a rustic cottage on French’s Point, a family hideaway where years later my siblings and I would spend our summers playing in the woods and running along the beaches. Back then, the stunning estate we know today was home to a simple summer camp and…


June 9th, 2011

Maine Spring Wedding Part 2 : Create a Wonderful Seasonal Menu

Following on Tuesday’s post, here is part 2 of creating a Maine spring seasonal menu! The question: formal multi-course seated dinner or buffet with a variety of stations? It’s really up to you and what best suits your needs as a couple. There is no right or wrong format. Lately, we’ve been hosting a lot…


June 7th, 2011

Maine Spring Wedding Part 1: Create a Wonderful Seasonal Menu

We love helping couples plan their wedding day menus in the springtime because the options are abundant and it’s simply the best time of the year to serve what’s beautiful and fresh. Many of our couples come to us asking what is locally available at the time of their wedding because Maine is known for…


May 2nd, 2011

Summer Wedding Planning Inspiration

Are you planning a summer wedding and in the midst of figuring out a fun itinerary for your guests? We share some interesting ideas with our friends at Real Maine Weddings. Check out our guest blog called a Summer Wedding, Step by Step. Let us know what you think.


March 30th, 2011

Wedding Music: How Important is it Really?

Planning a wedding means making many decisions. Some can be a little more stressful like who to include in your wedding party, who to invite for the big day and who should sit next to each other during dinner. And some decisions can be really fun — like selecting the music and melding different tastes…


March 30th, 2011

Wedding Music: How Important is it Really?

Planning a wedding means making many decisions. Some can be a little more stressful like who to include in your wedding party, who to invite for the big day and who should sit next to each other during dinner. And some decisions can be really fun — like selecting the music and melding different tastes…