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Lad or Lass: A Royal Shower

Category: Themed Party

The day has finally come and Kate and William’s little bundle of royalty is on its way! Word is that Kate wants to be a normal, “modern mum” and had a historic, first ever Royal Baby Shower herself. We couldn’t help but daydream about the chance to put on a shower for Kate if Pippa rang us from across the …

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The Menu: Neon Edition

Category: The Menu

And we’re finally back with our Thursday series, “The Menu!” Today we have an oldie, that’s too good not to revisit. Ces & Judy’s was invited to create a one-of-a-kind menu for “neon-themed” Market Mixer, put on by The Knot Wedding Network. The 2013 event was held at the Soulard Preservation Hall to host the very best of the St. …

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Shipwrecked at Sea with MPI St. Louis

Category: Awards

This past Friday night, the Ces & Judy’s team had the pleasure of being “shipwrecked” at the Palladium St. Louis for the 2013 MPI St. Louis Awards Banquet. By pleasure, I’m referring to the fabulous underwater atmosphere created by Exclusive Events, Inc. for an evening honoring and recognizing corporate meeting planners of St. Louis. The space was transformed into a …

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Travel Eats: The Pancake Pantry

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A weekend away from our lovely city of St. Louis often means new restaurants and fun eateries to try, and this past weekend was no exception.  A trip to Nashville resulted in more shopping and eating one person could handle – but let’s not focus on the shopping portion of this trip.  Or how much my wallet may be hating …

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7 Winter Tablescapes we Love

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With the holidays just around the corner, many of us are planning at least one (or possibly, more than one) holiday party to celebrate the season with loved ones.  Although there’s never anything wrong with enjoying a lovely holiday meal on paper plates and card tables (this is the standard for my family…no shame), going with a theme for your …

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The Essentials of Planning a Corporate Event

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Planning an event for your company is not necessarily an easy task.  Unless your company executes automated events on a consistent basis, it’s likely that you need to take special care in attending to every detail with each new event.  Here are a few essentials to think about when you first start planning. Purpose Before even thinking about your budget, …

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My Culinary Night Out

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It’s not everyday you get invited along to a fancy little culinary tour… But last night, that’s exactly what my evening entailed, and I must start out by saying, “WOW.”  STL Culinary Tours did an amazing job putting on this tasteful event!  What a fun experience to trail along with some of St. Louis’ most knowledgeable in the food industry …

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Planning a Private Party? Do These 3 Things First

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You’ve decided to host your very first private party.  Congratulations!  For many, this is an exciting test in event planning and a way for you to show off your host or hostess skills to your friends and family.  Now that you’ve decided to be a little adventurous and have officially announced (if only to your spouse) your plan to host …

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