Saturday, February 26, 2011

Confit soon for sale at Fancy That's store

Confit (con-FEE)

These subtle jellies are perfect to be tasted on toasts for breakfast or at tea time. We would also suggest using them as topping on cakes, fruit pies or ice cream, or to sweeten a hot drink.


Friday, February 25, 2011

Save the Date! May 28 2011 from 1 PM - 4 PM

Fancy That is so pleased to announce our Open House to celebrate the coming of Summer. Save the date! May 28th, Saturday from 1PM - 4PM you can stop by our showroom and shop....sample some delightful sweets including ricotta tea cookies, tea bread, and more! Ice tea will be available to help welcome in the summer. While browsing around the showroom, you will be able to buy imported jams, comfit, and the tea bread and ricotta tea cookies that you are sampling, and MORE!
Plan on stopping by our Open House. May 28, 2011 from 1PM - 4PM.
See you then! Watch here for more info or send us an email at

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Tips for visiting a bridal show

Bridal Shows, Fashion Shows and Extravaganzas bring the excitement of New York's choreographed fashion shows and the highest haute couture to the location you are about to visit. No wedding would be complete without a visit to a bridal expo. From food to flowers to bridal gowns and formalwear, it is all there to help you plan, to confuse, and more importantly, for the fun of being there! You can plan your wedding from just one visit to a well run, and fully staffed bridal expo and fashion show.

Here are a few tips:

Before you go to the show, stop by the web site of the event, and look over the announcement of exhibitors. Call those who interest you and ask if they can meet with you at the bridal show. Mention the stage you are at, planning, just starting, finalizing vendors. This gives the exhibitors a chance to tailor the display or presentation to you specifically.
Check for local discounts for entrance tickets.
Register for all the give-away and raffles that are being offered.
Have a check list of the items that interest you the most including:

Rental Companies
Event locations
Wedding planners (maybe this should be at the top of the list!)
Dress makers

While you are at the show, make a list of the exhibitors who really “wow’ed” you. Within just a few days, contact those vendors even if the call or visit is only exploratory and say “I saw you at the Bridal Expo and really liked what I saw.” This is your way of telling the exhibitors that they did a good job, and a way to express your interest. Should your plans not include that vendor for your Wedding, at least they know their display and staff at the show made an impression on you.

Remember the truth about wedding fairs and bridal shows: the exhibitors are not as focused on YOUR wedding as you are. They are focused on helping as many people by answering questions and getting contacts. YOUR focus comes from you! If you need more attention, politely as for a moment of the exhibitor’s time. You will be surprised how quickly you get undivided attention.

Of course, if you wish, you can always visit a bridal show online and experience the fun and excitement of walking through the different vendors’ displays, even if it is in the virtual world.

It’s the Bridal Show Season. Get out there, and have some fun! We’ll see you at the Newport Bridal Show this weekend walking through the exhibitions. We’ll be exhibiting at the Commander’s Mansion in Watertown’s Wedding Faire on March 5th. We hope to see you there!

Again, remember…HAVE FUN! Thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

As Seen On Style Me Pretty

Fancy That is happy to be in a featured article on Style Me Pretty!
Lisa Rigby Photography took the amazing photos of a wedding at the Commander's Mansion
where our china and flatware were used.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Wedding Faire 2011 and other news

Fancy That is very excited about displaying a table at the sixth annual Wedding Faire at the Commander's Mansion in Watertown, MA. The registration form is now available on the Commander's Mansion web site.

Fancy That will be displaying on Saturday, March 5, 2011 from 1 - 4 PM. Please do make a note to save that day, and stop by the Commander's Mansion in Watertown.

If you cannot stop by for the Wedding Faire, please keep an eye here for our announcement of our Spring 2011 Open House (Tea Buffet). Exciting things are right around the bend. All we have to do is somehow dig out from all of this New England snow!

Thanks for stopping by!