Monthly Archives: June 2012

Weekly Rally: Clean Lines + a Classy Ride

The Green Kangaroo was recently asked to become a preferred vendor for the AIA North Carolina’s Center for Architecture and Design, located in downtown Raleigh.  Built to a LEED platinum standard, the Center is “an operating demonstration project for sustainable design and construction practices,” serving as a prime gathering space for those in the field. 
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New Clutches: Chevron and Elegance

It’s Friday — our favorite day of the week here at The Green Kangaroo!  That’s because each Friday we have another new creation straight from the designer’s desk to share with you! This week, we have applied two of our most popular 2012 designs, trendy Chevron and delicate Elegance, to Traditional Clutches. We welcome the Chevron Clutch and
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Reception: Reception Beverages

You should never consider having a cash bar at your wedding reception unless absolutely necessary.  Your wedding guests should not have to pay for their own drinks.  If you find that you cannot afford to host an open bar reception, then choose to serve only wine and beer or a festive punch.  You may offer
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Stir it Up: Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Gather supplies: 3/4 c Milk 1 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Vanilla 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon 2 Large Marshmallows Ice 2 tbsp Coffee-flavored Liqueur 2 tbsp Vodka 1 tbsp Crushed Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Mix it up: In small saucepan, heat milk, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon over medium heat until steaming. Meanwhile, thread marshmallows onto skewer. 
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Wedding DIY: Breathe + Break

Last month I shared with you my Wedding Binder Breakdown… this month it might just be a mental breakdown!  Boy, how time does fly.  I was trucking along at such a good pace and somehow now I’m down to just over two months to go, with oh so much left to do.  Lesson Learned #24
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Wedding Trends: The Getaway Car

Even grooms that aren’t typically “car guys” can appreciate the personality that a getaway vehicle can add to the newlywed’s grand exit.  In fact, the getaway car doesn’t have to be a car at all.  Guys, get creative and surprise your fiancee with some suggestions of your own.  Whether by foot or hot air balloon,
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Planning: Photography and Videography

A professional photographer is NOT necessarily a wedding photographer.  True wedding photographers are able to tell a “story” with their photographs. If you have the opportunity to attend a Bridal Show, you will have the chance to meet several wedding photographers with a variety of sample albums for you to look through.  This is a
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Wedding Etiquette: My “Something Old” Dilemma

My future mother-in-law has eagerly suggested that I wear her wedding veil as my “something old”. My own mother has offered her veil as well. While their offers are sweet and the thought of wearing such a special, personal item is tempting, I don’t know how to respond. I don’t want to hurt either of
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