Melissa & Cameron 4-30-11

Melissa & Cameron were married on the Terry House lawn.

Natural wooden chairs were provided by Eventures Party Rental for the ceremony. The lovely arbor was created by Tipton Hurst.

A buffet dinner was served to guests after the ceremony. The menu was a Mixed Greens Salad (with dried blueberries, red onion, toasted pine nuts, Parmesan cheese & a fresh herb vinaigrette), Grilled Chicken Breast & Flatiron Steak with a Mushroom & Thyme Reduction, Oven Roasted New Potatoes, Green Beans, French Bread & Butter.

All floral & decor by Tipton Hurst

Each guest was given this card to give wedding advice to Melissa & Cameron for a happy marriage.

Cupcakes for dessert - a sweet ending to a special day!

Hannah & Seth 4-30-11

Hannah & Seth were married at Covenant Presbyterian Church; the reception followed immediately after the ceremony.
This was an afternoon reception and Hannah chose to serve a variety of desserts. Pictured above is assorted truffles and baby chocolate and vanilla cupcakes.

Fresh fruit and cubed cheese were a great accompaniment to the desserts.

Mini apple tartlets & lemon bar desserts (not pictured)

I love the family pieces Hannah chose for the table centerpieces.

Guest seating

Crossword puzzles with clues about Hannah & Seth - too cute!

Rachel & Michael 4-23-11

The beautiful bride in front of the the Terry House

Rachel & Michael said "I do" on the patio of the Terry House. Mother Nature was gracious & gave us beautiful spring weather for their special day!

Decor for the main entry into the Terry House

Guest seating in the galleries

Strawberry Punch (pictured above), Sweet Tea & Water were self serve to guests

Menu: Pasta with Marinara & Alfredo Sauce, Grilled Chicken & Meatballs, Sliced Artisan Breads with Flavored Olive Oil, Herbed Stuffed Mushrooms, Fresh Fruit, Veggies & Cubed Cheese

STB prepared banana pudding shooters for Michael's dessert

I love this bride's cake prepared by the Blue Cake Co!

Bride's bouquet

I couldn't resist snapping a shot of this handsome little man!

UALR "Finale" 4-23-11

UALR honored Dr. B. Alan Jean Sugg
at the sixth annual Finale Gala on Saturday, April 23, in the Jack Stephens Center benefiting the university’s arts programs. Sugg, the president of the University of Arkansas Systems since 1990, will retire on June 30 of this year.
Dinner consisted of a three course meal beginning with Herbed Goat Cheese Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

The Passover option of Thyme Roasted Chicken Breast, Warm Parsley Potatoes, Roasted Asparagus & Matzo Bread.

The Main option of Thyme Roasted Chicken Breast, Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi and Rainbow Swiss Chard (not pictured).

Dessert was Vanilla Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries

Finale celebrates the arts in Central Arkansas and is the premier fundraising event for UALR’s arts programs. The dinner gala features performances and artwork by students. This year’s performance, “Two Tickets to Broadway,” was a dance revue of popular musicals. Proceeds from the event benefit UALR’s art, music, and theatre arts and dance students and programs.

Presenting sponsor of the 2011 event is Glazer’s Distributors of Arkansas. Premier sponsors include Chip and Cindy Murphy and Simmons First National Bank, and sustaining sponsors are Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Arts organizations from around the region lend their support to Finale each year. This year’s participating arts partners are Accademia dell’Arte, Arkansas Arts Center, Arkansas Festival Ballet, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.

Tina & Greg 4-17-11

Tina & Greg had an intimate ceremony with friends & family in front of the fireplace at Trapnall Hall. Golden Champagne Punch & Bloody Mary's were passed as guests arrived for the 11am event.

Brunch was served immediately after the ceremony.

Omelets were cooked to order with an assortment of toppings for guests to choose from.

(Front to Back)
Mini Muffins & Homemade Biscuits with Grape & Strawberry Preserved, Maple Syrup & Whipped Butter
Fresh Fruit with Vanilla Dip & Chocolate Sauce along with Marshmallows & Wafer Cookies
Sausage Patties & Bacon Strips
Mini Spinach Quiche Squares
Smoked Salmon Side with Crostini, Lemons & Sauce
Hashbrown Casserole

And finally a Roasted Prime Rib Carving Station with Horseradish Aioli & Silver Dollar Rolls

Valerie Linker was the coordinator and Fairytale Florals was the florist.

Caroline & Jared 4-16-11

The weather could not have been more beautiful for Caroline & Jared's outdoor ceremony at the Terry House

Floral & decor by Monroe Cranford
White wood chairs from Confetti's Party Rental

Croquembouche (stacked cream puffs) prepared by Simply the Best Catering

Caroline served beer, wine & Kir Royales under the tent on the patio while Big John Miller Band performed

Guest seating on the lawn

Angel Biscuits with Ham served with Honey Mustard & Roasted Garlic Aioli

Tortellini with Pesto (front)
Fried Mozzarella, Fresh Basil & Tomatoes (back)

Fresh Fruit with Vanilla Dip & Cubed Cheese

Megan & Kyle 4-9-11

Megan & Kyle's wedding ceremony & reception took place at the Junior League of Little Rock

Wedding guests were asked to sign Megan & Kyle's guest book plate

Wedding was coordinated by Shelia Vaught

Junior League ballroom ~ Floral decor & linens by Tipton Hurst

Beautiful bride's cake

Grilled Seasonal Vegetables & Cubed Cheese with Crackers

Cafish Nugget with Coleslaw

Fried Green Tomatoes with Corn Salsa

Fresh Fruit

Additional menu items not pictured above -
Grilled Chicken Skewers, Crawfish Dip with Fritos & Spinach Dip with Pita Chips