Tag Archives: Roo Crew

Uncategorized: Christmastime Crackers that Pop!

Oh, the magic of the holidays… we have so many fun little Christmastime quirks, but one that I remember vividly from my childhood and think I might just have to bring back this year is pulling crackers.  Pulling crackers, you ask?  Well, it’s sort of a British thing.  My nanny would always pass these out
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Weekly Rally: Ringing in Holiday Goodness

Today we bid adieu to November and welcome December and all of its holiday goodness (not that we haven’t already been playing Christmas carols).  I don’t think any of us are fully prepared for the cold that is upcoming, but the warm cheer and happy moments with friends and family do make this one of our
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Kristin + Matt: Built to Last

I’m so excited to present the unique story of our very own production coordinator, Kristin, and her newlywed husband, Matt! K + M met nearly five years ago  in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It was a Wednesday night, and, happily single, Kristin almost stayed home.  But her group of guy friends convinced her to join them
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Our Neighborhood: Part 1

We often share much of what goes on inside The Green Kangaroo‘s studio, but today we’re taking a look outside and visiting some of our neighbors.  We’re right in the middle of downtown Cary, North Carolina, and though the area isn’t too big, it has quite a lot to boast.  From unique wedding invitations (ah hem!),
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Weekly Rally: Silliness + Treats

The Green Kangaroo studio has been abuzz with much excitement this week.  From planning our spirit week and plotting our costumes to designing new holiday cards, we’ve been busy planning and doing all sorts of goodness.  If you missed out on Lori’s Facebook post earlier this week, she shared our spirit week schedule and challenged
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Stir it Up: Dirty Prosecco

Gather supplies: (yields 4-6) Prosecco Flavored Syrup (Gingerbread and Pumpkin Pie shown) Cookies (we used Melina’s Greek Orange Cookies) Mix it up: Crush cookies (a couple should do) into a shallow bowl. Using a little bit of prosecco and the cookie crumbs, rim your wine glasses. Pour prosecco into each glass. Add a small amount
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Weekly Rally: Love is in the Air!

Love is in the air!  This week two ‘roo gals celebrated anniversaries!  Lori and her husband, Ryan, (pictured left) are toasting to their 5th wedding anniversary tomorrow in Aruba!  Newlyweds Katie and John celebrated their first year together on Monday!  Congrats ladies and gents… here’s to many more! For all of you other couples in
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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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Katie’s First Year Fave: Uniquely Me

Looking back on a year’s worth of between DESIGNS articles and choosing a favorite may seem like a daunting task, but for me it was rather easy. After almost a year of marriage and the loss of my beloved mother, my personal Uniquely You article, Katie + John: Sittin’ in a Tree (published December 20,
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Stir it Up: Watermelon Margarita

Gather supplies: (yields a pitcher) 6 c Seedless Watermelon Chunks 1/4 c Simple Syrup 2 Limes, cut into chunks 1 1/2 c Fresh Blueberries 1/2 c Lightly packed fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish 1 c Plata (Silver) Tequila 1/3 c Triple Sec Coarse Salt + Sugar (for rimming glasses) Crushed Ice Mix it
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