WEDDING TIPS :: ideas to enhance your wedding bar

Willows Lodge wedding by Valley & Company Events and Laura Marchbanks Photography

With many of our couples getting married this summer, we are in the stages of their menu and bar planning, which means taste-testing, sharing our knowledge and recommendations, and encouraging them to think creatively so that their menu and bar is the perfect balance of everything they love. A well-thought out bar can be such […]

ENTERTAINING AT HOME :: frosty hot chocolate

icy hot cocoa Valley & Co. Lifestyle

With New Year’s Eve on the horizon, we are looking forward to a festive and beautiful wedding with wonderful clients and some delicious food, wonderful decor and some wintry cocktails! Here is our contribution to your NYE celebration: our Frosty Hot Chocolate, made with International Delight Milk Hot Chocolate. We are embracing the chilly weather […]

IN THE KITCHEN :: martha’s cooked custard eggnog

holiday custard eggnog

This weekend officially kicks off the Christmas season in our household. On comes the peppering of traditional and new carols and favorite holiday songs. Up go the handmade satin stockings Aleah made for us during Ava’s first Christmas last year. Up goes our entry Christmas tree {with ornaments only on the upper level – first […]

REAL WEDDING :: san juan island, washington wedding

Roche Harbor, San Juan Island Washington Wedding from Valley & Company Events and Llanes Weddings Photographers

Renee and Finn were so much fun to work with. Despite planning their amazing estate wedding in just over four months, we enjoyed the planning process and worked hard to create an Italian-meets-Pacific Northwest-inspired wedding at her parents’ beautiful island home. See more of our favorite details {as shared by Brides!}: There were so many […]

WEDDING INSPIRATION :: autumnal boho chic bridal look

Martha Stewart Weddings and COVERGIRLl Editorial from Valley and Company Events and Kerry Jeane Photography

One of our favorite elements of planning weddings is working closely with our brides to help style her big day look. From shopping for beautiful gowns and helping to accessorize and assist in pairing makeup tones and styles with the overall wedding ambiance, it’s great fun. There are so many happy glances, teary eyes, and radiant […]