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In October of 2018, just a few months after we closed and before we started renovations, we put together a mini bridal shoot for marketing images for the venue. And I have to say, these are some of our favorite photos – even a year later! This was the first time we ever saw a bride […]

Fall Bridal Inspiration

August 11, 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

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Royal-Inspired Wedding Trends

July 6, 2020

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Elopement and intimate weddings are a perfect route to take this summer as many locations are abiding by recommendations and laws referring to the current pandemic, especially in North Carolina! Our team has incorporated some packages to ensure your day is beautiful and sentimental! The McAlister-Leftwich Elopement and Intimate Wedding Packages are created to keep […]

Elopement/Intimate Wedding Packages at McAlister-Leftwich

June 29, 2020

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Glamorous & Guilt-Free Dressing up is more than just the physicality that meets the eye. It’s the feeling a woman gets when she slips on a brand new outfit and dresses to confidently take on the day. I believe you should look and feel good while taking on the many roles we play as modern […]

3 Dresses to Wear to a Spring Wedding

Frapps & Frills wearing Gal Meets Glam at a Spring Wedding at historic McAlister-Leftwich House in North Carolina

June 22, 2020

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We’re so excited to have Lucy of Lucy Miller Photography, Greensboro, NC photographer, here to talk to us about how to pull together cohesive, beautiful outfits for family portraits! When asking clients what is their biggest stressor when preparing for a family session, figuring out what to wear is the number one answer. Let’s face […]

What to Wear to Your Family Portrait Session

What to wear to family photos with Lucy Miller Photography | Greensboro, NC wedding and event venue the McAlister-Leftwich House

May 16, 2019

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Gathering with friends, family, and neighbors in our home and around the dinner table is one of those things that makes my heart sing, and we try hard to make a point to do so often. Inviting others into our home (no perfection or insane hosting skills needed!) is the heartbeat of life and of […]

Hosting a Dinner Party & Entertaining at Home

May 7, 2019

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There are few things I love more than sitting under the North Carolina stars on a warm summer night sipping a fun fruity beverage with friends! Whether you’re on the lawn of a beautiful estate (cough – McAlister-Leftwich House – cough), or on your back porch, you deserve to sip something beautiful and delicious this […]

Gin & Grapefruit Cocktail

Recipe for a gin & grapefruit cocktail at NC wedding and event venue, the McAlister-Leftwich House

May 3, 2019

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Believe it or not, a meaningful Bridal Luncheon (or also referred to as a Bridesmaids’ Luncheon) doesn’t have to be Pinterest perfect – gasp! Although the images from our collaboration in our Bridal Suite Dining Room with Frapps & Frills, Rachel Linder, Gal Meets Glam, Andraya Northrup, and The Prettiest Pieces definitely is worthy of […]

How to Host a Meaningful Bridal/Bridesmaids’ Luncheon

How to host a meaningful bridal luncheon at NC wedding and event venue, McAlister-Leftwich House

May 1, 2019