Category Archives: Events
Posted by elizabeth waldmann on January 23rd, 2018
Last December my husband and I were asked by a couple of our friends to take a cooking class. Honestly we didn’t have much going on and we love our friends so we thought what the heck?! I had no idea it would be so much fun and that I would actually learn a few things. We took the class in a professional kitchen at Colorado Mountain College under the instruction of Ian Buchanan. We had some instruction in the beginning, a tour of the kitchen then we were really set loose. Everything was at our fingertips which was awesome. I was looking for the hard boiled eggs only to find out I had to do it myself. Ha! I always had a difficult time hard boiling eggs. The high altitude is a true challenge and mine always come out either over or under done. I thought about walking out right there. But with some direction from Ian, he taught me to hard boil a perfect egg that I still use today. Eggs in cold water, bring to a boil, set for 13 minutes, remove from heat, let sit for 5 minutes in hot water then place in cold water until cool enough to peel. Perfect! As you can see from the photos, after all of our hard work we were able to enjoy all of the yummy food with a glass of wine. I totally recommend doing this with anyone. I think it would be a perfect thing for your fiance, parents and future inlaws to all do together. Check out the calendar of events by clicking here. We can’t wait to hear how it goes!!
Posted by johnna-patton on December 6th, 2017
As wedding planners in the Colorado Rocky Mountains we not only plan destination weddings but all of the events that go with them i.e. brunches, bridal lunches, rehearsal dinners and welcome parties. Planning this welcome party with mother of the groom Mary Gray was an absolute blast! Mary was fun, creative, and open to everything. Her vision was a laid back, casual party heavy on Colorado flavor. We brightened up the Carter Park Pavilion with yellow and white checked linens from Colorado Tents and Events and vibrant florals from Petal and Bean. The menu was BBQ from Moe’s Original Bar B Que and beer served out of the back of a vintage Ford Model T truck. So cute! Playing guitar and singing, Drew Reges kept the party lively as Timothy Faust of Timothy Faust Photography caught it all on film!
Posted by elizabeth waldmann on June 1st, 2017
With our summer wedding season fast approaching, we thought it
would be great to sit down with the folks at The King Ranch
Saddle Shop to find out exactly what you need for
an amazing Rustic Wedding! Be sure to check out King Ranch’s
collection of beautiful cowboy boots to fulfill your wedding day needs.
Posted by elizabeth waldmann on March 7th, 2017
We were published in Borrowed & Blue for Ali and Rob’s Keystone Ranch wedding! Click on the photo above to check out all of their lovely wedding photos! Thank you Caroline of Caroline Colvin Photography for sharing!
Posted by elizabeth waldmann on July 6th, 2016
Wedding season is here! If you are a bride (or anyone with a pulse) and reading this, you should definitely do yourself a favor and book an appointment for some pampering at Refresh Spa. Johnna and I recently had the opportunity to experience what everyone is talking about. Refresh Spa is located in Grand Timber Lodge in Breckenridge, Colorado. When you arrive, you immediately feel calm. After changing in the locker room you are welcomed into the tranquil lounge where you relax, choose your favorite scent and your await your treatment. We experienced the facial, a massage and a pedicure. The facial and the massage were both out of this world. The therapists listened to exactly what was going on and the treatments focused on those areas of need. After the two treatments, we moved onto the nail salon. This area lends itself more to a social vibe where you can drink champagne, hang out with your bridesmaids, snack on food and oh ya, get your nails done. Johnna and I had a such a great experience. Thank you Refresh Spa, we will be back!
Contact them today to book your appointment!
Grand Timber Lodge
75 Snowflake Drive
Breckenridge, CO 80424