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kicking it off right.

It’s crazy to think how quickly winter passed us by, although we admit, it was a little slow going at times… However, we couldn’t be more excited to put winter behind us and start our favorite time of the year, wedding season! Full of unique tablescapes, surprising themes, love, laughter, and all around fun, 2016 is sure to be one for the books! Be sure to keep up with all the beautiful images from this year’s weddings here on the blog. We promise not to disappoint.

We kicked this season off right with an ABSOLUTELY stunning display from Florals Etcetera and Lorraine Arthur Cakes. Let’s all just take a moment to pick our jaws up off the ground and bring our thoughts back from the English Rose Garden we’ve been transported to. Seriously though, this collaboration produced a super romantic, super whimsical wedding reception that leaves the eye wanting more. Thank goodness these amazing designers grace the Scoular Ballroom with their presence and creativity often, otherwise we might just have to start making our way around Omaha to see more of the magic.

 

Signature Drink of the Month: Toast the Night with a Midnight Mule

Looking for a signature drink for your upcoming special event? Check out this amazingly refreshing Midnight Mule courtesy of Attitude on Food.

Directions:

  1. First you’ll need to make the blackberry coulis
    Ingredients:
    ½ pound fresh or frozen blackberries
    ½ pound super fine sugar
    Juice of a fresh lime
    Instructions:
    Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan; cook until all the sugar is dissolved. Strain through a fine mesh strainer to remove the blackberry seeds. Pour blackberry coulis into a jar or container for pouring.
  2. Here’s how to make the Midnight Mule
    In a copper mug or glass, pour vodka over ice. Add the blackberry coulis then top it off with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint and/or a lime slice. If you choose, you can also dress the rim of the glass with sugar and crystalized hibiscus flowers (as pictured).

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Your guests will definitely love this invigorating and classy cocktail. Stay tuned for more signature drink recipes courtesy of Attitude on Food.

New Year’s Eve Wedding – A magical way to usher in a brand new year!

There’s no better way to end and begin a year than to be surrounded by your family and friends while you toast the memorable moments of 2014 and share a kiss with your new spouse at the stroke of midnight.

Here are a few fabulous highlights from a New Year’s Eve wedding at the Scoular Ballroom. We wish all 2014 brides a life full of love and happiness and we look forward to hearing more vows and witnessing more cherished moments in 2015.

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