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Catering Top 5% Award | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

We WON… AGAIN! That’s right! For Sweet Southern Scratch to only be two years old but to have won the Couples’ Choice Award again for the second year is pretty exciting and I think it speaks volumes for our catering services. We love working with our

The Mollie Melton Great-Aunts Give a Shower | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

This story begins with a long-time family friend, Sue Stewart, contacting us because she wanted to do something special for a great-niece who was getting married. After the fact, Sue wrote us a gorgeous review and I thought I would use this space to

Celebrating Women in Agriculture | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

It’s true! When you hear the word “farmer” you immediately think of someone driving a tractor plowing the fields. You don’t always think of the family at home, specifically the wives of these farmers. What a delight for us today to encounter the

Couples’ Choice Award | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

We recently started a new partnership with WeddingWire.Com and immediately saw the benefits of reaching out to a larger audience.  Since we had just launched this new website, becoming a vendor on gave us several advantages. The

Abbie & Tyson | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

She came back to Alabama to get married. Growing up an "MK" (missionary kid) had its own set up exciting adventures, but when it was time to tie the knot, Abbie wanted to come back to Baldwin County for great memories of her wedding

Chelsea & Micah | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

Chelsea & Micah were married overlooking the bay. There was a nice summer breeze as guests buzzed with excitement. After a picture-perfect ceremony, everyone moved inside where we had created a sprawling buffet for their guests. This room had

Alex & Rob at the Historic Malbis Plantation | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

After tying the knot at a church overlooking Mobile Bay, Alex & Rob celebrated their new union in style at the Historic Malbis Plantation.  Once a greenhouse nursery, this great location offers vine-covered trellises that create a cozy, memorable

The Big Five O | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

The milestone of a 50th birthday should ALWAYS be celebrated. A loving daughter, with help from dad, made all of the arrangements for us to surprise her mom with a simple party for family and friends. We enjoyed the opportunity to work with this

Foley High School Prom | Gulf Shores Wedding Catering

Ah, the excitement of a high school prom!  We had the privilege of helping out with the Foley High School prom this year.  We had some experience in the area a couple of years ago before the founding of Sweet Southern Scratch, so we brought a tidbit