Elsie’s Wedding: The Menu




I’m so excited to share the menu and food photos from our wedding reception. Emma and I had so much fun planning all the details. Our wedding was early in the day, so I wanted something with a brunch like theme for the menu. Here’s what we enjoyed…


For cocktail hour we chose four signature drinks and wine. My favorite cocktail is a Raspberry Mojito. We chose that along with a Cherry Mimosa (my invention, you should try it…), Bloody Marys and White Russians (for the boys, of course!) We also had pink champagne for the toast….♥







Next, we had gelato from the cutest local place. The was turkish coffee, raspberry, peanut butter and a few other flavors. They brought this adorable school bus to the wedding. If you look closely, you can see “Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Larson” written on the school bus window. Best part about having them cater the treat is that every time we go there for gelato it will bring back the happiest memories!






For dinner we had heart shaped pancakes and other breakfast-y foods. It was adorable.




The girls helped me make pretty fruit syrups and peanut butter for all the tables. I love peanut butter on my pancakes…


a cute little couple enjoying the wedding reception….






Then we enjoyed the treats. They were extra amazing. Emma packed us a box when we left and we had cupcakes in our hotel room. Raspberry for me. Red Velvet for Mr. Larson.


Thanks for peeking at our menu! It was so much fun to plan. XO, elsie

Credits: Photos by Arrow & Apple, Styling by Sharon Taylor, Desserts by my sister, Reception venue Savoy Ballroom

  • OMG im in love with so many things about this right now!

    first of all, those menus are ADORABLE! did you design those yourself?

    second, the peanut butter jars are too much!

    and third… breakfast food for dinner?! i think we just became instant friends.

    SO great!

    <3 dlezr.blogspot.com

  • What a beautiful wedding. I watched the vid of the event and it was just wonderful! (perfect song choices as well!)

    I love how you used both of your own creative individualism and really made it your day.

    Congrats to you Elsie!


  • Oh my goodness, I just fell in love with your wedding! I’ve seen so many just from using Stumble, but none of them are even remotely as cute as yours 🙂

  • Your awesome, I love that you made your special day your own. All the best to you!

  • I simply ADORE this idea~so beautiful and sweet.
    Thank You,

  • The Raspberry Mojito looks sooo good. Will have to get me a recipe – alcohol and fresh fruit are a perfect match 🙂

  • i just saw your wedding video on 100layercake – it was so sweet and fun and personal. love it all.

  • i’m so inspired by your pancake idea -. it’s very unique, especially when paired with those pretty handmade fruit cups and pb jars. your wedding seemed lovely!

  • This was one of the most wonderful weddings I’ve ever seen! =) And the wedding menu looks very mouth-watering! Wow! Everything’s perfect and beautiful – including you Elsie. Hope to have that kind of wedding someday. ♥

  • Oh my goodness, it looks like you had an absolutely wonderful wedding! Congratulations!

  • the food decorations with all the creativity playing without struggle is indeed chimerical. love the entire theme.

  • so cute! what flowers did you use in your bouquet?? I LOVE the colors!

  • That is so adorable! I have to say, I love your wedding so much! It makes me long to have my own.

  • Hi Lauren, Yep. I changed my band before the wedding from white gold to yellow gold. My diamond is 2 carats.
    Have fun ring shopping! XO

  • Hey Elsie! I have a random question about your wedding ring, and you can let me know if you don’t want to answer. I was wondering what is the size of the diamond in your ring because I love the oval shape of it but I’m trying to get an idea of what size diamond would be a good fit for me. Also I’ve been reading your blog for a while and noticed that your ring was silver in the recent pictures after your engagement and now it appears to be gold. Did you change the band? If you’d like to e-mail me to answer my question you can.

    Thank you!


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  • I love love love the menu and your pictures are fantastic!

  • i expected nothing less……this is FABULOUS and so inspiring!!!!

  • I absolutely adore that photo of you drinking the mojito, how ridiculously cute do you look!? I wish we would’ve had more personalized details in our reception… you did such an amazing job making the whole event so undeniably you.

  • Having breakfast for dinner is a RAD idea! What?! I love that! So easy and fun and different.


  • really love the pancake idea.

    ♥ sécia

  • What a perfect menu! All my favorites. I could eat breakfast any time of day. Hmmm…are White Russians a “man” drink? Whoops! One of my faves!

  • So inventive! I love having breakfast for dinner as well. Such a cool way to break out of the regular steak and fish menu that you see at all wedding receptions. Very fun indeed.

  • I love every aspect of this detail! From your cocktail selections to your little favors. I also wanted to let you know that you inspired me to do the “sparkle” nail. I loved it 🙂 Your wedding looked amazing! Well wishes to you and your husband 🙂

  • Wow!
    This is a wedding I would have loved to attend – the decorations looks great and I love the brunch-theme 🙂

    I wish you many happy years together!

  • Love everything about this! Your menu was so fresh! Gelato, cupcakes, and breakfast for dinner?! Heaven! <3

  • Everything on the menu sounds great. Love how you served pancakes – such an original and fun idea.

  • What a gorgeous wedding! the drinks looked amazing!

    Miss Neira

  • The cherry mimosas and bloody marys were to die for! I wish that bar could be around every time I go out.

  • elsie!

    I love it:) Would you be willing to share your menu and program fonts with us?



  • I absolutely love seeing all of the details of your special day!! Thank you so much for sharing them!!


  • My family has always eaten our pancakes with peanut butter and I’ve never heard of anyone else who did! My husband thought it was crazy at first, but now he’s coming around to the idea.

  • I absolutely ADORE the wedding theme and all of the creativity! Everything looks to DIE for and it’s all so refreshing and original! Congrats Sweetie! The small details like the syrup and peanut butter jars, pancakes with the heart.. are just simply amazing! Hope you had a wonderful day!

    PS: I gave you a blogger award today! Check it out whenever you have some time 🙂



  • Your reception looked beautiful! Such wonderful ideas! I wish you could have done my wedding!! You are so talented! You must share the cherry mimosa recipe!! I love mimosas and cherries!
    Have a great day!!

  • Dear Elsie,

    Would you be willing to share your special cocktail recipes with us? I’d be endlessly grateful, they look absolutely amazing.



  • Aww this post made me hungry!! And I’m so amazed by your menu, I’m getting married in 9 months (ahh!!! so soon) and just planned the menu and now I’m slowly rethinking it, the menu not the marriage!!! I love your signature drinks!!!

  • Oh lovely lovely! I especially adore the candy stripe straws… what a fun detail to add to the many others 🙂 So happy for you, Elsie!

  • this is sooo sweeet!, great blog 🙂


  • Oh do tell how you made your cherry mimosas! I love mimosas, I love cherries, so surely I will love those.

    You really make me want to get married all over again so I can make it even cuter.

  • Posso consigliarveli? Sono una band italiana, fanno rock italiano e inglese…Passate ad ascoltarli? Grazie!


  • I never thought about PB on pancakes, but it sounds like its worth a try!

  • You had cupcakes at your wedding! So cute! Love the peanut butter bottle give aways

  • super cute, and so original! love it! never seen a peanut butter jar that small

  • This is so sweet and charming! I love how you made your wedding so personal.

    ♥ Gina Michele

  • i have ALWAYS wanted brunch at my wedding!!! so pleased you had such an adorable {and tasty} menu . . . definitely not one of those weddings that people cringe about the food later!

  • Oh. My. Gosh. This has to be the most delightful wedding food in history. The pancakes! And the cupcakes! Everything looks so… YUM.

  • SO ADORABLE!!! You had a truly magickal and fantasy like wedding. It’s so cute!!! And special! I love all the personalization. ^_^

  • yummmy…. everything looked amazing! the rasperry mojito would have been my favorite too… 😉


  • I like your selection and the flavours of the foodies and the drinks. And Im repeating myself saying I like how you styled the whole event! x

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  • i love the drinks! My boy would be all over that white russian, thanks to the big lebowski. I would definitely go for the cherry mimosa. YUM!

  • I love the heart shaped pancakes! You were so creative with your wedding, the pictures look amazing!


  • I love that you had breakfast for your wedding dinner. That is so cute! :]

  • i absolutely love all of the details from your wedding! also, my family loves peanut butter on our pancakes. i thought we were the only ones. 🙂

  • i love the design for your menu, such a cute idea! the food looks delicious.

    p.s. i love peanut butter with my pancakes too 🙂

  • best drinks ever!! such a fun, whimsical menu. and that photo of rachel & her hubby is adorable!

  • Haha I agree with E. It’s too cute, and I like that you kept the food light but personal. Pancakes… so unique and definitely better than the usual chicken/ fish/ veggie thing!

  • Love love love! Amazing!
    Wish my wedding will look as great as this!

  • Your wedding has inspired me so much, it’s given me a whole new perspective. Not that I’m getting married anytime soon but I’m inspired nonetheless!

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