Category Archives: Weddings

Gourmet Candy Apples are a Sure-Fire Hit!

Whether you’re looking for a unique favour idea for your wedding reception, shower or just dropping in for a special treat, gourmet candy apples are always fresh and delicious at Pop & Lolly’s Candy Shop!

Green appleAt Pop & Lolly’s, we start with a fresh Granny Smith Apple. That incredible tart “kick” from these apples is the perfect contrast to the sweet and salty flavours we add next.

The first layer of gooey goodness comes next, when we enrobe each apple in Peter’s Caramel. This high quality caramel is made of the finest ingredients and is used in many confection kitchens, baked goods and even ice cream!

After that, the apples are then completely smothered in the finest Belgian Chocolate; choose from white, milk or dark. Continue reading

DIY Spring Bulb Centrepieces

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We’re all a little anxious come late winter to see spring , so bulb garden centrepieces are a welcoming choice for weddings or any type of special event. The possibilities are endless when it comes to personalizing your creations with raffia, ribbon, birds, bugs, rocks, moss, branches and container selection.

Here is what you’ll need to start making your own spring bulb centrepieces:

Choosing the right containerFour different floral containers on a table

The container you select can have a contemporary, traditional, vintage or country feel.

Depending on what container you pick, you can either plant the bulbs directly into the container or just sit the pots right into it. As an added bonus, your guests will be able to enjoy these colourful designs in their homes and then plant the bulbs in their garden for blooms next year! Continue reading

Queenston Heights Restaurant: Top Wedding Destination

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We’ve always thought so, but now it’s official: Today’s Bride magazine has named Queenston Heights Restaurant among the top wedding destinations world-wide!

This serene location is listed as first among wedding locations in North America and 28th for the entire world. It’s certainly no surprise, as this quaint and charming reception venue is perfect for any season, with a setting surrounded by spring blossoms, lush summer flower beds, vibrant fall foliage or a magical Victorian-style winter setting. The choice is yours!

Your guests will be raving about your reception. Trained in classic French cuisine, Executive Chef Bill Greenan has fused his creative style with an Asian flare and Latin influence.

Want to learn more? Check out our full Niagara Parks Weddings website to explore this award-winning venue and more.