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Thinking of Hosting a Sustainable Wedding? Even Small Choices Can Have a Big Impact.

Weddings and commitment ceremonies and the celebrations that follow can be, and represent, many things to the people organizing and attending these milestone events. But can they be sustainable?  Celebrating a wedding with the environment in mind doesn’t have to be complicated – even small choices can leave a big impact. For those who have …

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Flower painting by Lucinda Eubanks

Holiday Cocktails and a Sweet Treat to Make Your Season Bright

Regardless of whether we’re hosting a wedding, corporate event, or holiday gathering, our food and drink selections prepared by our in-house team always make a memorable impression on our guests. Now that the holiday season is upon us, we wanted to share a few cocktail recipes from Julia, our favorite bar manager, plus an easy-to-make …

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Employees at corporate event are brainstorming under redwood trees

What it Takes to Make a Memorable Corporate Event: 5 Things You Need to Know

When planning a corporate event, every effort is made to ensure a memorable experience for attendees. But what does it take to make that happen? There are so many elements involved in planning and hosting an event to consider that it can be challenging to know which ones make a real impact. From the food …

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Engagement rings

It’s Engagement Season: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s December… which many wedding industry researchers have found to be the most popular month to pop the question. In fact, 7 out of the top 10 most popular days to get engaged take place in December, and almost 40 percent of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day according to WeddingWire. Interestingly, the …

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Trail through redwood trees

Happy Thanksgiving 2020 from The Mountain Terrace Team

As Thanksgiving 2020 approaches, we wanted to take an opportunity to share our thoughts on this year’s holiday with you. Certainly, none of us ever expected this year to turn out as it has. However, we have done our best to persevere and address the many challenges that we’ve faced (and continue to face) the …

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Redwood trees at dawn

Memorial Services: Outdoor Venue Ideas to Celebrate Life

In a year when our lives have been forever changed by the global pandemic, indoor services at funeral homes or places of worship have been limited or even restricted. As a result, families in the Bay Area are turning to outdoor venues to hold memorial services to celebrate the lives of their loved ones. Outdoor …

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