The Usa Procycling Challenge in Breck: Road Closures and Travel Impacts

Flowery Bike by Petal and Bean in Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge has a big cycling community and there are lots of locals and visitors that participate in the local race series, as well as other races that come through the area like the Triple Bypass the Courage Classic. Some other local races to take note of include Circle the Summit and the Breck Epic. >> USA ProCycling Challenge: Read the full article…

A Toast to the Toaster: 8 Things to Remember When Planning A Wedding Toast

A Toast to the Toaster: 8 Things to Remember When Planning a Wedding Toast | Photo courtes of Kent Meireis Photography

This blog is a creation of Petal and Bean, and is the original wedding blog for Summit County, Colorado. We’ve recently added new team members to Petal and Bean, and that includes Kayle Walker, guest blogger in today’s post. We oversee a lot of events and we help plan events too. Let’s check out what Read the full article…

{ Engagement } Ashley + Damian // Vail, Colorado Engagement Shoot By Selah Photography

Ashley + Damian Engagement

In today’s blog, we are celebrating the engagement of Ashley and Damian with an engagement photo session in Vail, Colorado by Selah Photography. The yellow aspen trees gave way to light that bounced off the fresh snow starting to cover the ground. This engagement session shows off the infectious love between Ashley and Damian that Read the full article…

[planning Tip] Have A Back Up Plan for Any Outdoor Portions of Your Destination Wedding

[Planning Tip] Have a back up plan for any outdoor portions of your destination wedding

If there’s anything I want to share one thing over and over again when it comes to mountain weddings is to “Have a back up plan for any outdoor portions of your destination wedding.”  More than likely it will rain.  And get windy.  So, to keep guests comfortable, it helps to plan ahead and have Read the full article…

Why Choose A Destination Wedding? Tips and Advice From Invitation Designer Stephanie Mckean of Pier 9 Designs. [guest Blog]

Why choose a Destination Wedding? Tips and advice from invitation designer Stephanie McKean of Pier 9 Designs. [Guest Blog]

Why choose a Destination Wedding?  When my husband and I first starting planning our wedding and the idea of having a destination wedding came to mind, we immediately started thinking about the expense.  So then our thoughts went back to thinking about a traditional wedding.   Hmmm….  This really got us to thinking.  We knew we Read the full article…

[Photo Shoot Location] Mayflower Gulch: South of Copper Mountain, Colorado

You’re getting married in the mountains, and you deserve to utilize all the available opportunities to capture the mountain wedding experience to its fullest.  And that includes putting a bit of time and effort into a great photo shoot.  Yes, you can get the obligatory “walking down the middle of the street” shot, but for Read the full article…

[Groom-er] Because It’s Not All About Her // Top 4 Things Guys Need to Know When Planning A Mountain Wedding

Ladies, grab your guy and show him this article as he drinks a beer after work, or just email him this link, so he’ll have it to look at later when he’s got time.  Introducing Groom-er!  This new blog installment on Summit Mountain Weddings is just for the mountain dudes. GUYS: START READING HERE.  Where do Read the full article…

[How To] Create A Playlist for Your Destination Wedding in the Rocky Mountains Near Breckenridge, Colorado

Following yesterday’s, “Interview with a DJ” I started exploring the multitude of wedding blogs out there, and there are so many great ones!  One that I thought was appropriate was Soundtrack TO I DO, which states in their header image that they are “music advice for the soon to be wed.”  Clicking on the “Listen” Read the full article…

[How To] Plan Your Wedding Flowers, A Step By Step Guide – Part 3

Custom made bouquet for a fall wedding at the Keystone Ranch in Keystone, Colorado | photo[stevetinettiphoto.com]

The following is part 2 of 3 in a Wedding Floral Planning blog series by the Flower Maven, Dina Sanchez of Creative Flowers Inc | Petal and Bean, a 17 year Breckenridge flower shop owner.  Dina has created custom bridal bouquets for over 1,000 weddings in her professional career as a florist. Last week we Read the full article…

[holiday] Memorial Day Weekend in the Mountains

10th Mountain Division Statue - Breckenridge, Colorado | photo[stacysanchez]

A never-ending winter just won’t seem to go away, as we head into the first week of June and lots of snow still clings to the upper slopes.  You can’t ride the epic singletrack that can be found in the alpine realm of Summit County,  but you can still have a great experience in the Read the full article…