Food & Beverage

Nautical New England Signature Cocktail: Ginny Gin Gin Punch

Nautical signature drink: ginny gin gin punch

  Summer is just around the corner… and I know what you’re thinking: I need a new gin signature cocktail! We love when our clients have fun with the signature cocktails for their wedding. As their wedding planner, they’re always asking for our advice on what to serve as a signature drink. Let’s be honest: we never shy away from cocktail hour AND we feel its part of our job to research cocktails, we’re always up to do a little…

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Destination Weddings

A Jubilee Event: Vanessa & Lauren’s Destination Wedding in Maine

Same sex destination wedding in Maine with rustic details, as seen in Martha Stewart Weddings

Oh, how I love and miss Vanessa, Lauren, their children and their friends / families! They planned one epic summer destination wedding in Maine that culminated in a spectacular, Barn at Walnut Hill wedding. I’ve know Vanessa for years as the hard-working, creative mastermind behind her design company Two Paper Dolls. She’s wildly talented, the true definition of a boss lady (and one whom I immensely admire), and has an enormous heart. Lauren is very much the same– she’s the…

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Destination Weddings Wedding Invitation & Stationery

Paper Crush: Jessica & Matthew’s Destination Wedding Invitations

Tropical destination wedding invitations for Barbados wedding

Jessica and Matthew planned the destination bash of the year — and invited guests to join them in style! These custom tropical destination wedding invitations by Coral Pheasant were the perfect way to get guests excited about Barbados. We got to work with our girl Nichole Michel at Coral Pheasant to create a fully custom wedding paper story for Jessica and Matthew. The inspiration for these invitations were drawn from our own inspiration board and design proposal we created for…

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Food & Beverage Wedding Planning Advice

3 Questions to Ask Your Caterer During Your Tasting

3 Questions to Ask Your Caterer During your Food Tasting

Crafting a wedding menu is one of the best parts about planning– especially if you’re a foodie! We’ve worked with a lot of couples on curating a unique and delicious menu for their Connecticut wedding. Most caterers will give you the opportunity to come in for a tasting. During the tasting, you’ll taste items you’ve selected for your wedding day menu to get your menu justright. It’s also an opportunity for the caterer to gauge your palette; what you like…

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Wedding Photoshoots

Preppy Nautical Connecticut Wedding Inspiration

Nautical & Preppy wedding invitation suite in navy blue, red and yellow

Known fact: we always have a little prep in our step here at Jubilee Events! We set out to create some inspiration for a preppy, nautical Connecticut wedding. Cue all the stripes, dark navy, bold red and a sprinkle of glitter (because we love to glam up our nautical looks!). This photoshoot originally appeared in The Connecticut Bride a few moons ago, but we recently created more content for it, as it was suppose to be in our new book,…

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Connecticut Wedding Decor & Design Ideas

3 Stunning Outdoor Ceremony Backdrop Ideas for Your Connecticut Wedding

3 Stunning Outdoor Ceremony Backdrop Ideas for Your Connecticut Wedding

Our clients always give special attention and care to the way their ceremony looks and feels. It’s the part of your wedding day everyone is here to witness, so putting some thought into the backdrop of where you’ll exchange vows is important! For outdoor wedding ceremonies in Connecticut, there are a variety of fun and unique options for backdrops. Always consider your surroundings and why you chose the location. That will help to guide you in making decor decisions to…

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Featured Posts Magazines & Publications New York Weddings

FEATURED: Nika and Javier are on Carats + Cake!

We looooove a good love story and we adore one wrapped up in romance, smiles, and happiness! Thankfully, the wedding of Nika and Javier that is featured on Carats + Cake today features all of these notions in addition to gorgeous blooms and the most divine cake in the sweet setting of the Bedford Post Inn. Check them out and show this incredible couple some love!! CREDIT REEL Photography: Shaina Lee Photography Ceremony + Reception Location: Bedford Post Inn Event…

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Connecticut Weddings

A Jubilee Event: Brendan + Ryan’s Classic, Black Tie Wedding at the Lord Thompson Manor in Thompson, Connecticut

I believe in love more than anything else. We witness it every day and, in many cases, I feel it is one of the highest powers out there. It’s true. And when I see a couple who holds so much love for one another that everyone around them feels it in their heart, I cannot help but turn grateful to feel this as well. Brendan and Ryan. Every time I think of these guys, I get that warm feeling in…

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Announcements Destination Weddings

Our Second Book, The White Dress: Destinations Launches!

Destination Wedding Planning Book It is with great pride and pure excitement that we announce our latest project — a destination wedding book!  The White Dress: Destinations — The definitive guide to planning the NEW destination wedding, launches today! This book is the second book in The White Dress Series and is a follow up to our first book, The White Dress: in Color — Inspirations for the modern bride. I have been working on this project (alongside my co-authors…

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