Cocktail Friday – Red Wagon

This little sippy is a nicely balanced concoction of sweet and sour. Refreshing and beautifully coloured, it makes for a memorable signature cocktail. Creme de cassis comes from black currants (reminiscent of the notes of Cabernet Sauvignon) and the very best of this liquer comes from the Dijon region of France. Mais oui, c’est bon! […]

5 Days, $5K* – Free Tips to Save Big Bucks !

So, you’re planning your wedding. How’s that going? Suffering from a bit of sticker shock, I’m sure. It’s normal as hey! how many times have you thrown an all-day party for a ton of people? There’s a gazillion details to a wedding and every one of them has a hefty price tag, it seems. Not […]

Cocktail Friday – Lollipop Tonic

One of my clients is famous for always having a lollipop popped in her mouth. Thinking about what would be a great signature cocktail for her beach wedding, I thought about using lollipops as stir sticks in a gin and tonic. The sugary sweetness is a nice contrast to the tartness of the gin and […]

5 Wedding Budget Blunders (and How to Avoid Them)

Let’s be real – planning a wedding is stressful but paying for a wedding cranks it up to 11. After all, how often are any of us throwing an all-day shindig for 100 or so of our nearest and dearest? It’s new territory so unfortunately, you are likely to stumble along the way if you […]

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Congratulations! You’re engaged! Now what… First of all, don’t panic. While planning a wedding is a lot of work, throwing you into unchartered territory and asking you to spend the GNP of a small banana republic, it’s not difficult. Or brain surgery. No one is going to get hurt if your color scheme is Forest […]

Cocktail Friday – The Classic Mojito

Happy Friday! That means cocktails here at The Lazy Bride and today we’re sipping the Cuban classic, the Mojito. It seems deceptively simple, with only five ingredients but finding a really good mojito is akin to looking for the Holy Grail. Some of the best I’ve had were found in Havana, Cuba which is not […]

Processional Music – The Ultimate List

Photo by A Brit & A Blonde Processional music accompanies the wedding party, such as the family, bridal party and of course, the bride, as they make their entrance and walk down the aisle. Usually, the parents and bridal party enter (either to different songs or to the same piece of music), there is a […]

Cocktail Friday – Tito’s Lychee Martini

Happy Chinese New Year! Or should I say 新年快樂 (xīn nián kuài lè). To celebrate the Year of the Rooster, we’re mixing up a batch of delicious lychee martinis, a light, refreshing bevvie that has a gorgeous pink hue (how pretty would this be as a signature cocktail?). This yummy drink is courtesy of the […]

Happy 2017!

Well, 2016 certainly has been a ride, hasn’t it? I’m so looking forward to 2017 as we have a ton of fantabulous things planned for The Lazy Bride in the upcoming months, guaranteed to make planning your wedding a piece of scrumptious cake.  So pop that bubbly and dance on some tables! The best is […]

Cocktail Friday – Red, White & Rosemary Sangria

Happy Cocktail Friday! Our libation maven, Angela Price, has shared this delicious and festive sangria recipe from her book Grow, Snip, Shake, Sip: Crafting a Cocktail Garden,  using a variety of apples, pears, cranberries and rosemary to give an updated Holiday cocktail. Red, White & Rosemary Sangria 1 Granny Smith apple 1 Fuji or other […]