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Treasure Trove | Square Root Designs Warehouse Sale


Square Root Designs will be having a warehouse sale.

All items will be sold at 60% to 80% below cost:
Unique Lounge Furniture
All types of vases
Charger Plates
Linens and much, much more

Date: SUNDAY, November 16th
Time: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Address: 8 Wrigley, Irvine, CA 92618

For pre-sale purchases, please call David at 714-791-8332.

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Photography | Frank Salas in Ceremony Magazine 2014 (Items in image may not be for sale.)

Treasure Trove | B. Toffee

B. Toffee

Word B. told. I am a wedding favor snob and often suggest couples not bother. But when a package filled with darling boxes of B. Toffee arrived at the office, I knew this was a favor idea I could really sink my teeth into. Deliciously rich with the perfect amount of crunch, B. Toffee is the perfect little gift that won’t be left behind. You can even find some at our favorite wedding locales, but be sure to call ahead B.fore it’s B.gone.

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A Memorial Day Getaway at Rancho Valencia


Kick off your summer with an extra long weekend break this Memorial Day. Rancho Valencia in gorgeous Rancho Santa Fe is celebrating America the Beautiful in a big way with rates from $489.

So, don’t forget to pack your red, white and blue!  And, be sure to join them for a Memorial Day BBQ at The Pony Room while you’re there.

Book now for stays between May 23rd-May 26th, 2014. Please note that a two night minimum may apply. Based on availability. Click here to book now!

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Rancho Valencia – The Ultimate Wedding Retreat

As you travel the meandering roads through the tony enclave of Rancho Santa Fe en route to Rancho Valencia, you realize you are on your way to something special. Rancho Valencia’s lush Mediterranean-inspired all-suite accommodations beckon the couple that desires a relaxing retreat while offering options for activity filled days. The resort has recently undergone a $30 million renovation updating the entire property to create the ideal atmosphere for a luxury wedding or honeymoon escape.

For the couple seeking an opulent wedding celebration, Rancho Valencia presents an array of options suited for a small soirée or an extravagant event. The quintessential Rancho Valencia outdoor affair begins on their chic croquet lawn.  Known for its spectacular sunset vistas, this spacious site is a canvas awaiting the artist’s paint. Rich dark wood, leather studded walls and wrought iron accents create a rustic warmth in the ballroom where dancing the night away is a must. Rancho Valencia also serves as a sweet spot for intimate parties. The Sunrise Terrace Patio flows beautifully out from a private dining room located in the ranch’s signature restaurant, Veladora. A bubbly fountain and exquisite Spanish tiles create a hacienda-style ambiance reflecting Rancho Santa Fe’s storied past. Here couples may exchange vows then welcome guests to celebrate the new chapter to their lives in elegant style. For a truly intimate wedding or shower, the Wine Cave sets the scene with candlelit charm. Regardless of your wedding day locale, Rancho Valencia provides brides with a centrally located bridal suite where the bride and her gal pals can primp and prepare in privacy.

Wherever you choose to celebrate, your dining will most certainly be the finest. Executive Chef Eric Bauer masterfully crafts culinary dishes in farm to table fashion reaching out to Rancho Santa Fe’s Chino Farms to handpick seasonal fruits and vegetables to serve directly to his discerning guests. Locally sourced seafood, poultry and meats are a must for their distinguished menu. From the most delicate amuse-bouche to each elaborate entrée, every aspect of the meal is made in-house with the highest quality ingredients.

Food must always be paired perfectly with a flawless beverage. Whether you are seeking out a signature drink or a to-die-for wine, Rancho Valencia’s connoisseurs will guide you through the process with knowledge and expertise. Master sommelier, Jayson Knack works closely with Chef Bauer to locate and pair wines to take their sumptuous meals to even greater heights. While Pony Room bar manager Chris Simmons’s knowledge of spirits is surpassed only by his willingness to assist clients in creating the ultimate craft cocktail.

Keeping a fit and active lifestyle is always on the “menu” at Rancho Valencia. Consistently ranked the #1 tennis resort by Tennis Magazine, their eighteen plexi-pave championship courts set within a magnificent garden setting will keep guests fit and entertained for the duration of their stay. With the recent renovation, Rancho Valencia has also expanded their state-of-the-art serenity yoga center to shape the resort as a destination for yoga, health and wellness. If a brisk trail walk is more your speed, then exploring the property’s 45 acres of luscious landscape is a certain win-win for your heart, health and soul. Your physical wish is the command to fitness director, Sean Piazza, who will cater a plan to meet your active needs.

An active day is deserving of the complete spa treatment, and Rancho Valencia excels in revitalizing your sore muscles. One of the more popular items on the spa menu is The Sixth Sense Ritual treatment. It begins with a soothing bath to relax a tired body then transitions into a body and scalp massage finishing with a paraffin wax hand and foot treatment. Releasing all of the stress and tension of the day should culminate in partaking in one of their tasty juices while relaxing poolside. You and your guests will not want to leave after this!

After having thoroughly celebrated your union, you and your guests will retire to your own elegantly appointed casita. Relax in your outdoor hot tub, have drinks on your veranda or sleep like an angel in the heavenly bed. However you define respite or celebration, it will come to fruition at Rancho Valencia.

To learn how you can celebrate your wedding at Rancho Valencia, complete their online submission form to get all of the important details. 

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1 – Rose Garden
2 – Sunrise Patio
3 – Terrace Ballroom
4 – Spa and Pool
5 – Tennis Court
6 – Yoga Pavillon
7 – Wine Cave
8 – The Pony Room
9 – Veladora
10 – Casita Studio

Ceremony Cocktail Hour | EFFEN® Black Cherry Glamour

This weekend is the 65th annual Emmy Awards. Get your gang together to share in the festivities with your own Emmy viewing party and toast your fave TV winners with Effen’s Black Cherry Glamour…