Inside Weddings Spring 2013It is always exciting when we flip through the pages a fabulous bridal magazine and see a Breakers’ bride and groom smiling back at us!

If you haven’t picked up a copy of the new Spring 2013 edition of Inside Weddings, you certainly should.

The stunning wedding of Brenna and Brandon, with photos by Donna Newman, is featured across 10 dreamy pages of the current issue…

Real Wedding: Brenna & Brandon in Inside Weddings!

If this gorgeous couple looks familiar to you, they should! You met Brenna & Brandon when we shared their lovely engagement photos at The Breakers … and when we featured Brenna’s smiling face on the cover of BRIDES magazine — twice! (See the April 2011 & October 2011 covers!) 

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Stay tuned for a Real Wedding feature and more photos from
Brenna & Brandon’s stunning, all-white wedding!

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  1. Real Wedding: Brenna & Brandon | Mar 29, 2013 / 06:52 pm

    […] shared their stunning engagement photos by the beach, and their beautiful 10-page feature in Inside Weddings magazine, now take a look back at their special day with photos by Donna Newman […]

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The perfect mixture of fruity sophistication, this is one yummy tea with a kick. A great addition to your reception menu, this specialty cocktail will please the guys and the girls at your wedding!

Apple-Spiced Bourbon Tea{Photo Credit: Elan ArtistsScott Clark Photo and Chellise Michael Photography}

Mix up the Apple-Spiced Bourbon Tea at home…

What you’ll need:
1 1/2 oz Evan Williams Bourbon
1 oz Spiced Cider (chilled)
1 oz Noble Organic Clementine Juice
3 oz Unsweetened Ice Tea

How to:
Combine ingredients in a Hi-Ball glass with ice and garnished with a fresh mint sprig.

{Share your creation: If you make an Apple-Spiced Bourbon Tea at home – or use any of our Something To Sip On
recipes – please take a photo and upload it to our Facebook page!}

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15 Mar 2013

There’s a new wedding app that’s oh-so perfect for the tech savvy bride and groom-to-be…  it’s called Appy Couple and it’s a creative new way for you to share all your wedding information leading up to the big weekend.

Appy Couple
Fun and functional, Appy says you can choose from hundreds of design themes and create a beautiful wedding app (and website!) in minutes. Then add your engagement photos, stories of when you first met and how he proposed, along with all the important details for your wedding weekend. You can also list the bridal party – with photos! – and include a guestbook. Once it’s ready, send a special email to invite your guests to download the free app on Android or iPhone and login to your app via a special code.

We first heard about Appy when Breakers bride and groom-to-be Danielle & Matt told us they were using it! (Click here to see Danielle & Matt’s fab engagement photos!)

Appy Couple

“We had recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal about “Appy Couple” and loved the idea,” Danielle says. “In general, Matt and I are private people and a wedding website was just not our style. The app was one creative way to still have a place where information is easily accessible, without the public presence of a website. Our friends and family love it.”

Get started: Create your Appy Couple today!

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  1. Real Wedding: Danielle & Matt | Jun 28, 2013 / 04:48 pm

    […] shared their beautiful engagement photos and their awesome Appy Couple wedding app; now take a look inside their incredible wedding night with images courtesy of Ambrosio […]

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Are you ready to honor Irish culture? Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day and we want to make sure you celebrate in style – or, at least with a delicious drink in hand!

Since we’re not quite fans of green beer, we reached out to Breakers’ Beverage Manager and certified Sommelier John Kao for some classic and festive Irish recommendations…

Also keep this list handy and consider an Irish-inspired spirit for your wedding day! Specialty cocktails are always a perfect way to honor your family’s heritage.

Classics

• Guinness
• Magners Irish Cider
• Harp’s
• Black & Tan – Guinness and Harp’s half and half
• Irish Coffee – traditional recipe
• Black Velvet – Guinness and Champagne
• Harp’s Shandy – Harp’s with a Sprite topper
• Nutty Irishman – Bailey’s, Frangelico, Vanilla Vodka and whipped cream

Festive Twists

• Green Dublin Apple Martini – Irish Whiskey, White Cranberry Juice and Apple Pucker
• Caramel Dipped Apple – Caramel Bailey’s, Van Gogh Wild Apple Vodka, Apple Pucker, and caramel sauce

• Fool’s Gold – Irish Whiskey, Grand Marnier and Cinnamon Schnapps
• Sweet Tea Cider – Sweet Tea Vodka, Ketel One Citroen, Apple Pucker, Apple Cider, and Cinnamon Schnapps

• Irish Punch – Irish Whiskey, B&B, Sour Mix, Honey, Bitters and Grated Nutmeg
• Irish Blond Cocktail – Irish Whiskey, Triple Sec, Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry and Bitters
• Irish “Ale” Cocktail – Irish Whiskey, Ginger Beer and Fresh Limes

Cheers! Happy St. Patty’s Day!

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  1. Wednik Mar 15, 2013 / 05:49 pm

    yumm..Love the colors. We have to try Dublin Apple Martini in our next party.

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