Saturday, May 27, 2017
By Mendocino Wedding Witch
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Your wedding day is stressful and taxing on your system. Recharge your body with refreshing spritzers infused with healing herbs and spices. You will impress your wedding guests with these non-alcoholic beverages concocted to refresh the spirit and invigorate the soul. Not everyone wants to drink alcohol at a party, event, or wedding... These herbal love potions will make EVERYONE feel special and celebratory! If you like what you see, check out Mendocino Wedding Witch's Website for more herbal elixirs and one-of-a-kind craft cocktails.

Minted Heart

Muddled Lime Wedge and Mint Sprig

Cucumber Rounds

Watermelon Juice Ice Cubes

Sparkling Water

Serve in a wine or collins glass with a garnish of fresh mint

Strawberry Lavender Kiss

Strawberry & Lavender Infused Purified Water

Basil Leaf Ice Cubes

2 Dashes of Fees Celery Bitters

Sparkling Water


Fill wine glass with regular ice cubes and basil ice cubes

Fill glass two thirds with infused water

Add bitters

Top with sparkling water


To infuse water, fill jar with purified water and add strawberries & lavender, cover and let sit overnight

To Make Basil Ice Cubes, place leaf bits in ice tray and fill with water and freeze


Rose Is A Rose

Tablespoon Rose Simple Syrup

2 Dashes Fees Cardamom Bitters

Sparkling Water

Rose Petal Garnish


In champagne glass, over ice, add simple syrup and bitters

Fill with sparkling water

Sprinkle a few rose petals for garnish


To make rose simple syrup:

Bring to a simmer 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water,half cup rose petals, and 1 tablespoon rose hips

Simmer until it thickens (about 20 minutes)


Monday, May 22, 2017
By Mendocino Wedding Witch
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Do you want an elegant, exquisite wedding but can't afford to spend the big bucks? Do you wish you could stage your wedding in Mendocino but aren't sure you can afford it? Are you the kind of people who want a meaningful ceremony and celebration but prefer to put your money into the honeymoon, a down payment on a house, or your savings account? Let me share with you Mendocino Wedding Witch's secrets for an knockout affordable wedding.

The reception venue that is attached to the above ceremony site comes with an indoor and an outdoor stage, a brick oven, and a full kitchen, and costs $100/night!!!

This is one of my all-time favorite ceremony sites. It is quite simply exquisite! To rent both the reception hall (which has a small kitchen and comes with tables and chairs) and the ceremony site cost $500/night! In addition, if you and your guests are truly on a budget, there are many gorgeous camp sites with all the amenities for $50/night plus a large group site which fits 40 people for $250/night.

The above ceremony site and venue are both located in the very heart of Mendocino and are an all time favorite for many visitors. The cost for the ceremony site runs $400 to $700 depending on how large your wedding is. The cost of the reception venue is around $1300 but you get it for three days which makes set up and clean up much less stressful.

Spending less on your venue and ceremony site leaves you some room in your budget for adding sweet, elegant, exquisite touches that elevate the overall feel and experience of your wedding day. In addition, it is highly recommended that you hire a local wedding coordinator, one who knows the ins and outs of the vendors and venues in their region. This is their area of expertise and the money that you spend to employ their services will be more than made up for in what you save and the stress you avoid in executing your dream day wedding.

Friday, May 05, 2017
By Mendocino Wedding Witch
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Nothing can elevate a wedding quite like the quality of the cocktails. Whether alcoholic or herbal, holding a bubbling glass of deliciousness, makes your guests feel special. At Mendocino Wedding Witch I excel at creating one-of -a-kind Love Potions, Elixirs, & High-End Cocktails. Below are a few of my favorites. If you like these, check out for more recipes. I like to include some non-alcoholic Brews for those who abstain from alcohol. But be warned! The herbal brews pack their own punch and the ingredients are designed to get the libido and the blood aroused!

Berry Me!

Muddled Raspberries & Mint & Lime Wedge

Tablespoon Simple Syrup

One and a Half Ounces of Gin or Vodka

Soda Water

Serve Over Ice

Absinthe Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

Rinse Glass With Absinthe

Two Ounces of Brandy

Dash Of Grand Marnier Liqueur

Dash Of Sweet Vermouth

Dash Of Dry Vermouth

Orange Twist

Serve Over Giant Ice Ball

Flaming Matrimony

Muddled Orange Wedge

Two Dashes Bitters

Two Ounces Bourbon

Squeeze Orange Rind & Ignite

Serve Over Giant Ice Ball

Aroused Is Aroused Is Aroused

One Tablespoon Dried Damiana

One Tablespoon Dried Ginseng

Handful Dried Rose Petals

Tablespoon Dried Rose Hips

Orange Zest

Tablespoon Honey

Pinch Salt

Boil Four Cups Water, Pour Over Herbs, Let Steep For Twenty Minutes, & Strain