A Bridal Brunch in Newport Beach: Roses and Rosé at Zinqué

A Bridal Brunch in Newport Beach: Roses and Rosé at Zinqué

The setting was picture perfect. The rustic table, embellished with nosegays of white roses tucked into vintage urns, laced with delicate greens, and crowned with intertwining wreaths of greens and tulips from above. The vibe was definitely roses and rosé with chilled bottles of Gerard Bertrand Côte des Roses Rosé adding a blush of color to the table.  This was a labor of love and creativity as Dorie created the one of a kind tablescape and arrangements through her popular design business, Broadway Botanicals.

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An Invitation to The Knot's Dream Wedding in Wine Country

An Invitation to The Knot's Dream Wedding in Wine Country

A dream wedding in wine country? Yes!!  I felt excited as I read my invitation to attend the wedding of the year by the wedding website, The Knot. I had used The Knot website to plan my wedding back in 2000, and since that time they have become the premier wedding website. I also noted that the wedding location, the picturesque Chateau St. Jean, in Sonoma Valley, is a quintessential wine country venue.

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My Mother's Wedding Video (Happy First Anniversary Jeri & Hal!)

My radiant Mom, Jeri, on her wedding day, with my beautiful sister, Heidi, and me last September.

There is nothing that makes a daughter happier than knowing her mother is enjoying life and love to the fullest.  My mom, Jeri, and my new Step-father, Hal, have enjoyed an uncommonly rich romance, a heartfelt and memorable wedding celebration, and a European honeymoon in the last two years. It's safe to say, this daughter is extremely happy for these two, especially as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary.

This is the wedding video....it will make you cry happy tears!

Video credit to Jensen Films

For a peek at the wedding last year in A love story and a wedding,

the lucky in love story of how these two met in Love is just mean to be, and wedding planning in

A Sparkling Day Sneaks Up on You.

Happy Anniversary Mom and Hal!

We are blessed by welcoming this warm, wise, loving man, Hal, and his family, into our family.

Your love story is truly an inspiration for ageless love.

Scott and I could not be happier for you both and we love you dearly.

Cheers!

xx,

We're savoring the golden days of summer at my here!

New arrivals from Spain and Portugal!

Rylee Wishmyer for Stylemindchic
Rylee Wishmyer for Stylemindchic