This year was our (Beth and Lawson) year to host Friendsgiving for a group of friends and we decided to do an intimate Al Fresco Friendsgiving at our recent dream location, White Trail Club. White Trail Club is such a serene and special place where you almost feel transported to a secret spot. In the middle of their garden and nursery, you can feast on delicious food and create beautiful memories. We also recently hosted Danielle’s Birthday (click here for more) and Edie’s First Birthday (click here for more) at White Trail Club.

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The LoveShackFancy “Lorelei Dress” felt like the perfect Friendsgiving dress.

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A few of our go-to vendors came together for a night we won’t forget. The Petal Creative created centerpieces with a mix of eucalyptus garland, garden roses and white pumpkins.

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Glam Touch Rentals provided cross back chairs, sage napkins, white dinner plates, gold silverware and gold rimmed glassware.

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The Cheeseboarder did a beautiful charcuterie display with artisan cheese and cured meats. Also, these boards are a thoughtful edible gift and are available to ship overnight anywhere in the United States or local delivery. These boards arrive vacuum sealed, temperature controlled, artistically presented, ready-to-serve in a reusable wood cheese board fitted with individual bamboo trays. We have sent a few to friends out of state and they love them!

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Cheeseboarder will be also part of The Williams-Sonoma Spring Collection with a line up of all new artisan Cheese and Charcuterie Boards created exclusively for Williams-Sonoma.

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The Cheeseboarder thought of every detail of the dinner, including the presentation with the Roasted Pumpkin Soup and Winter Salad, followed by an assortment of Thanksgiving favorites from stuffing-filled apples, Sweetcorn Spoonbread, Red-wine lacquered turkey, whipped sweet potato casserole and more.

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Boozie Bluebell, our go-to cocktail cart, was serving white and rosé wine, beer and bubbles.

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Dessert included a Flambé Mini Cider Donut Station with cartelized bananas and cherries jubilee flambéed with mini cider donuts and ice cream, pumpkin pie, apple pie and s’mores by the fire pit.

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Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving and “In everything give thanks” 1 Thessalonians 5:18.

Credits:

Venue: White Trail Club

Catering: Cheeseboarder

Rentals: Glam Touch Rentals

Florals: The Petal Creative

Cocktail Cart: Boozie Bluebell

Dress: LoveShackFancy 

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