Bring on the Brunch

Photo courtesy of Vivien Killilea

Brunch should be bright and happy. These bright yellow bunches of flowers and greens give a cheery happy vibe.

Lemons and limes add to the mix of naturally colored yellows and greens.

The flowers here are paired with charcuterie adding to the bright and happy natural yellows


Sunny Side Up

Photo Courtesy of Kevin Mazur

Lighting for brunch should be light and airy. This open air draped venue allows for plenty of sunlight, but filtered through the sheer canopy.

Intricate floral chandeliers provide for added lighting in case of overcast days.


The Bright Side

Photo Courtesy of Buzz Media

Yard games are just giant versions of the board games we all know and love from our childhood. These fun games make an excellent brunch or laid back way to entertain your guests.


Grapefruit Juice Updated

Photo Courtesy of Vicky Wasik

This Grapefruit Negroni is as bright as a sunrise. While traditional brunches offer mimosas, this twist on a traditional negroni with a lighter flavor and a burst of orange color.

Ingredients

1 ounce (30ml) Aperol
1 ounce (30ml) Lillet Blanc
1 1/4 ounces (37ml) Hendrick's Gin
Small grapefruit slice or grapefruit twist, for garnish

Directions

To serve on the rocks, stir Aperol, Lillet Blanc, and gin with ice in an Old Fashioned glass, then garnish with grapefruit slice and serve. To serve up, stir Aperol, Lillet Blanc, and gin with ice in a mixing glass, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with grapefruit twist.