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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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 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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DIY Cards & Invitations: Unique Wedding Invitations Can Be Yours

You’ve always been the type to have your own unique style, so why should your wedding invitations be any different? Whether your wedding falls during the high season and you want to make sure your invite stands out, or you’re just a unique sort of snowflake chafing at the bonds of formality, you can easily
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Stationery: Popular Wedding Invitation Trends

The task of choosing your perfect wedding invitation can be rather daunting.  There are so many to choose from; here are some trends to help guide you. In today’s society people are “going green;” wedding invitations are no different.  There are now a wide variety of eco friendly invitations to choose from.  For example, there
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Allium

Some people call me “stinky.”  Dogs and cats call me “toxic.”  But florists see me in a different light.  They think I’m beautiful.  Hi, I’m the ornamental onion.  You’re probably familiar with my cousins: garlic, chives and leeks.  And while they have great culinary value, their flowers are no match for mine.  I am the
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Wedding Trends: Headbands with Aisle-Worthy Style

Modern brides are trading in the traditional veil for contemporary wedding day hair accessories that suit their personalities and challenge the norm.  Today we are taking a close look at bridal headbands, one of our most favorite hair adornments for a fashionable wedding day style. The bohemian style is seemingly effortless with natural, beautiful elements
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