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How about a Seafood Boil for a shower, your rehearsal dinner, or heck! even a casual wedding? Photographer Nancy Neil, her commercial fisherman husband, and BFF, private/catering chef Ayda Robana threw this backyard party for their friends. We thought it could serve as such great inspiration for all you brides and grooms. It looks like such a fun time, right??


Comments (25)

Chloe | Reply

Oh, I love Nancy Neil. She has such a beautiful eye for life.

Will | Reply

This is post perfection! Thank you for cheering up a dull and grey Monday in London!

Lulu | Reply

What is that wine in the photo third from last?

Andrea | Reply

I love all the colors and the food looks so tasty!

Nancy Neil | Reply

Thanks all;) The wine i
s from Municipal Winery in Santa Barbara CA

Brittany Hughes | Reply

beautiful photography. great way to capture such a fun event. love the bright color palette!

kate holt | Reply

bananas!!!! I LOVE love love all the colors. looks like so much fun

Alicia | Reply

This party looks like so much fun – such a great idea!

punam bean | Reply

I want to do a crawfish boil baby shower!! yay! I love this!

Susan Dean | Reply

Nancy! I love it. We do this a lot here in the Lowcountry.

Jen Hill | Reply

The perfect day.

kathy c | Reply

I think this is a perfect way to celebrate ANYTHING! I love the photos and the wonderful, comfortable celebration that you have shared with us.

paige | Reply

perfect summer rehearsal dinner! love it gals.

Jackie | Reply

dude, this looks like so much fun. i want to throw a party like this next summer, once we’re actually married :)

Aneta | Reply

oh my god, if there was ever a gorgeous advert of a “boho” lifestyle that i want – THIS IS IT!!! Makes me wanna move there, wear a maxi and hang out with the cool kids!

Teresa | Reply

Beautiful photos and the food looks sooo good!


Shavonda | Reply

It’s so funny because we are actually having a seafood boil for our rehearsal dinner. I grew up in Lousiana and coastal Georgia so we thought it would be a great way to share a part of my childhood with my friends here in California. Im glad to see im not the only one who thinks its a great idea!

Catherine Hall | Reply

What a fun idea–this would be great for a wedding! I love the bright summery colors and everyone looks like they’re having a great time. The hammock is a great touch too!

Samantha | Reply

I’d do it for a wedding! Looks so relaxed and fun.

Erika {Borrowed&Bleu} | Reply

Gorgeous photos! All that seafood makes me nostalgic for New England and clam bakes on the beach!

Beach Coast Style | Reply

oh wow!! how pretty was this! and it looks like so much fun was had by all! love all the color!

Thursday Girls | Reply

These photos are drop-dead gorgeous! The people in the cute outfits, and the beautiful food don’t hurt either :) We just had to share this with our readers in our weekly roundup. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/nHiEzL

xo, Thursday Girls

jen howell | Reply