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At the beginning of a new season, there’s always a chance to usher it into our homes, gatherings, and celebrations. It doesn’t have to happen all at once, but it can be gradual and slow, just as a season transitions in nature. You don’t immediately need to do all the autumn things at once. You […]

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Fall Amazon Tabletop Design

September 28, 2021

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We love a seasonal beverage at McAlister-Leftwich House, and while it’s still too warm to layer up in Greensboro, NC, these drinks bring our favorite tastes of fall. Our fall “Leftwich” (aka “his”) pick from Clay was this yummy (and beautiful) Bourbon Apple Cider. Our fall “McAlister” (aka “hers”) pick I chose was a refreshing […]

Our Favorite Bar Essentials

September 25, 2021

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Here at McAlister-Leftwich House, we strive to offer many ceremony spaces for you and your loved ones. But we know, when deciding where to get married, there are a million questions running through your mind. How big is the space? Does the space fit our aesthetic? Do we want to get married inside or outside? […]

Ceremony Options at McAlister-Leftwich House

Outdoor Garden Ceremony McAlister Leftwich

September 22, 2021

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We’re back with the “hers” version of our new cocktail series, Behind the Bar, where Clay and I chose a favorite seasonal cocktail and show y’all how to bring the goodness to your home! Yesterday I jumped right in without explaining the names – The Leftwich & The McAlister. We called the “his” The Leftwich […]

Behind the Bar: “The McAlister” Fall Cocktail

September 21, 2021

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We’re kicking off the fall season with a new series called “Behind the Bar” where Clay and I will share our favorite seasonal or holiday-specific cocktails. The “Leftwich” cocktail will always be our “his” drink, and the “McAlister” will be our “hers.” Since providing alcohol a couple years ago, we have had lots of fun […]

Behind the Bar: “The Leftwich” Fall Cocktail

Bourbon Apple Cider McAlister-Leftwich House Cocktail

September 20, 2021

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I don’t have to tell you, but Covid-19 hit the Wedding Industry hard; our livelihoods are built around people gathering together to celebrate. For a year, we didn’t have time to dream about the future of the venue, and our plans were limited to what was happening in the world at that moment as well […]

Introducing Susan Hartle, McAlister-Leftwich In-House Planner

Susan Hartle McAlister-Leftwich Planner

September 18, 2021

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The McAlister-Leftwich House comes with a ton of history. People are often enthralled with the history of both homes – and rightly so! So we thought we would do two posts diving into the history of each house and the families who them home. First, we’re going to kick it off with the McAlister House! The […]

The History of the McAlister-Gant House

McAlister-Leftwich Fall Wedding Inspiration in Greensboro, NC

August 3, 2020

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Back in 2018, McAlister-Leftwich had the honor of hosting this beautiful fall wedding reception. Elena and Eli originally planned to host their reception in the brides backyard but Hurricane Florence was bearing down on the Carolina’s just three days prior to their wedding! Thanks to Elena and Eli’s incredible planners, Becca and Betsy, the reception […]

Real Wedding Reception: Elena and Eli

July 27, 2020

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We LOVE outdoor weddings and think that they are a beautiful way to make your wedding unique and unforgettable! We made a list of some must-haves that you may not have thought of to enhance your day that much more! Lighting Having good lighting not only allows the couple and their guests to see each […]

Outdoor Wedding Must-Haves

July 20, 2020

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A smaller wedding certainly does not mean that your big day will be any less special! In fact, we have found 3 reasons to actually have a smaller wedding. 1. Personal Touch A smaller guest count will make your guests feel so special for being included in your big day, and can create a super […]

3 Reasons to Have a Small Wedding

July 13, 2020