Monthly Archives: September 2012

Weekly Rally: That Fair-Weather Feeling

Oh, how I love September!  And, oh, how it has flown by… what with all sorts of birthdays (mine’s actually today… eek), weddings, and such.  It also marks the beginning of autumn.  While I was preciously hanging on to the last days of summer earlier this month, once the crisper air hit around the official
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New Design: Ocean

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! We realize the fall season has officially begun, but we’re not quite ready to let go of summer just yet! And since Summer 2013
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The Bride: Some Wedding Thoughts – Bridal Shower

The custom of the bridal shower is said to have grown out of earlier dowry practices, when a poor woman’s family might not have the money to provide a dowry for her, or when a father refused to give his daughter her dowry because he did not approve of the marriage. In such situations, friends of
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Stir it Up: Frozen Banana Daiquiri

Gather supplies: (yields 1) 1 Banana (fresh, then frozen), peeled and cut into large chunks 2 oz Light Rum or Brazillian Cachaca 1 oz Lime juice, fresh squeezed 2-3 Large Ice Cubes 1 Strawberry, sliced thin 1 Orange, sliced thin, cut into quarters Mix it up: Blend all ingredients until smooth. Garnish with strawberries, orange
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Wedding Trends: Unique Groomsmen Gifts

Guys, you’re tough to buy for… even when it’s another guy doing the buying.  My groom was in this what-to-get-my-groomsmen predicament a few weeks ago and we had a few conversations about what would be cool, useful, and also thoughtful.  It’s a hard call to make because often there’s also a budget issue and gadgety
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Planning: Some Wedding Thoughts – Engagement Party

Engagement parties are regarded as the traditional formal announcement of a wedding more frequently celebrated at a fancy restaurant or dinner party at home. While tradition can be a safe and predictable foundation for a party, we all know the most outstanding ones are remembered because of the unexpected fun had by all. Communicate If
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Some Wedding Thoughts: Details at the Reception

To make the wedding successful, every detail of it should be taken into account. The preparation is obviously extreme that is if you want to impress your guests as well as to include your big day in one of those weddings of a lifetime. It is very important in any wedding to have a well-prepared
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Kristin’s First Year Fave: Paper Chandeliers!

It was tough to pick just one article from the past year to share as a favorite; each of us has contributed so much to Between Designs in the last fast-passing twelve months.  I always enjoy reading the other girls’ articles because so often we don’t just write about what we like or what’s popular,
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New Design: Pinstripe

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! Lo and behold, we’ve worked up another new monogram wedding invitation for our collection! Suitable for any season or location, Pinstripe is simply sharp.
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Some Wedding Thoughts: Wedding Reception Seating

Creating your wedding reception hall seating chart can be a long, stressful task. You want to be sure your guests are seated with people they know, to ensure they’ll have an enjoyable time during your celebration. When choosing the seating arrangements for your wedding reception, there are many factors to take into consideration. A seating chart,
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