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Meet Julie Shuford of Julie Shuford Photography

Happy Monday! Cue the confetti it’s time for another Meet the Expert Monday! We are so excited to introduce you to a returning Bruncheon Expert, Julie Shuford of Julie Shuford Photography. Julie is a California girl through & through born and raised in San Diego. Now she resides in Los Angeles with her husband and […]

February 26, 2018

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Hi, my name is… Mel Embry

Hey, hey!  I’m Melanie, the Creative Director behind The Bruncheon and Melanie & Co. Productions. I love telling stories through intentional details with understated elegance and a pinch of the unexpected. A few fun facts about me, I’m a small-town California girl (yes, there’s small towns in California) living in the big city. I enjoy […]

February 20, 2018

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15 of our Favorite Love Songs

Happy Valentines Day, Friends! Although we believe everyday should feel like Valentines Day, we wanted to celebrate with you by sharing our 15 favorite love songs with you. Some are oldies but goodies, some are new, some are rock and some are country! Leave us a comment below and tell us your favorite love songs, […]

February 14, 2018

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Meet the Expert: Laura Ford

I always telling my wedding planning clients to pick a photographer based on two things their personality and their style of work. Making sure your photographer’s personality compliments yours, and that they make you feel comfortable. On your wedding day you are going to be overcome with emotion and joy and it nice to have […]

February 12, 2018

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For Your Inspiration (FYI): Andrea and Sean

Today’s note is a real treat it’s chalk full with wedding inspiration. From the dress, the pizza shark pin party favors to the clean classic all white & natural wood reception, and the love Andrea & Sean share just oozes out of every picture…. So good! Please enjoy their wedding gallery full of stunning imagery by […]

February 9, 2018

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7 Tips to Serving Craft Beer in Style at Your Wedding

Today’s note is all about the Bar, more specifically the beer you offer your guest. Our friend and Craft Beer expert, Lilit from Draft in Style gives us 7 Tips to Serving Craft Beer in Style at your wedding! Grab your coffee, tea or cocktail(no judgement) and stay awhile. I want you to think back to […]

February 7, 2018

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Meet the Expert… Bibi Quiles

Happy Meet the Expert Monday! Every Monday, we channel our inner Oprah and interview a Wedding Expert that can make your wedding dreams a reality! This Monday, is extra special because we have the honor of introducing you to another Bruncheon Expert, Bibi Quiles aka DJ Keelez! Grab your coffee, tea or cocktail(no judgement) and […]

February 5, 2018

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For your Inspiration! A Modern City Harvest

Happy Friday, friends! This week’s For Your Inspiration is brought to you by the talented florist Sophie Ballmer, of Sibyl Sophia Floral Design. If you love Fall all year long with a touch of Modern, you’re in for a real treat. Grab your coffee, tea or cocktail(no judgement) and stay awhile. How good is that […]

January 26, 2018

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FYE: Staying Balanced Throughout Wedding Planning

Yay! Today is For Your Education Wednesday, and this note is so good! Our new bestie Lilia from WedWell, is sharing 3 ways she stays balanced throughout Wedding Planning. WedWell’s mission is to empower brides and challenge the wedding industry to focus more on self-love, confidence, and compassion. (see why we’re friends) Grab your coffee, […]

January 24, 2018

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Meet the Bruncheon!

Happy Meet the Expert Monday! Every Monday, we channel our inner Oprah and interview a Wedding Expert that can make your wedding dreams a reality! This Monday, is going to be a little different, we are taking you behind the Mimosas of the Bruncheon. Grab your coffee, tea or cocktail(no judgement) and Meet the Bruncheon! Come […]

January 22, 2018

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