Take Time to Toast’s One Year Anniversary

May 31, 2018

In case you’re new to our blog, or you just haven’t yet heard of our #girlgang empowerment events, Take Time to Toast, let us give you a refresher. Here at DGE, we firmly believe in taking the time to say thank you to our fellow female entrepreneurs, vendors, partners, and friends (don’t get us wrong, we love the guys too! But this event’s all about the #girlpower).

We believe in the power of bringing women together to network, create, and share. Our Take Time to Toast events allow some of the busiest women we know to take a pause and recognize each other for the incredibly hard work that they do.

Our latest Take Time to Toast is our fourth so far, and the second one we’ve held this year. Clearly we love these events so much that we’ll throw one just about as often as we can, but this one was particularly special. This Take Time to Toast took place before a 3-day annual event and our same crew has been working on it together for three years running! This group of women and this 3-day event were what inspired us to start Take Time to Toast a little over one year ago. We felt it was only right to recognize this exceptional group of ladies with their own private Take Time to Toast dinner at the lovely Indian Springs Resort & Spa in Calistoga.

Our intimate table was set for nine and tucked away in a particularly beautiful corner of the venue, surrounded by lush greenery and an ambiance that the Napa Valley is famous for creating. As many of you in the industry know, the summer time is always busy for event planners (especially wedding planners), so taking time off to have dinner together is no small feat. We decided to upgrade our pre-event team dinner to a Take Time to Toast celebration, and well, we can’t say we were disappointed in the slightest. After we sat down, we shared updates on how the events season was going for each of us and expressed statements of gratitude to clear our heads before a long event week. It was the perfect way to kick things off and get our #girlboss game faces on. After a toast with our favorite Fearless Rosé, we were ready to come together as the DGE team and get down to business. See below for a complete list of event sponsors of this summery event!


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Thank You Sponsors:

Fringe garlands – Ellenor Shop @ellenorshop

Toast place cards and stir sticks – Studio Noel @Studio.Noel

Photography – Milou and Olin Photography @milouandolinphotography Giggle and Riot @giggleandriot

Florals – Revel Floral @revelfloral




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