Ingredients for the Perfect Cocktail Hour

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Ah yes, cocktail hour – that seemingly minor stretch of time between ceremony and reception when bridal couple and family are whisked away for photos and guests are invited to mingle. After witnessing multiple approaches, we’ve found a fail-safe list of ingredients to help your cocktail hour set a festive mood for your reception.  … Read more »

Trending Now: Weekday Weddings

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It’s true. Where once it was considered taboo for a wedding to take place on any day but Saturday, we’re seeing increasing interest in the long-neglected 6 other days of the week. Why would anyone consider an alternate day, you ask? 3 reasons particularly stand out: 1) You’ve got to have that date! Some dates have… Read more »

The Boutique Wedding Experience

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  After being told we are a “boutique” venue on more than one occasion, I finally looked up the word to better understand what all that encompasses. Outside of referring to a retail shop, it implies a business that is “small, elite and highly specialized” (Wikipedia – my apologies to college professors). Well that pretty… Read more »

Winter Wedding Anyone?

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  Whether it’s the appeal of the decor or the freedom in friends’ and family’s schedules, it is no longer considered taboo to avoid the colder months of the year. Many brides enjoy the freedom of the winter palette: rich evergreens, bold reds, shimmering golds, cool blues, and crisp whites all make a statement during… Read more »

How Important is Plan B?

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All our brides dream of the perfect outdoor ceremony: sun shining, gentle breeze, & mild temperatures. As we all know, Mother Nature will do as she pleases which brings us to the question, “How important is Plan B?” In my experience, it is critical to have a Plan B that is equally beautiful and will… Read more »