Monthly Archives: September 2010

Reception: Fall Wedding Favors – Suggestions

The idea of having a fall wedding is always appealing. This time of year, the leaves are changing, the air is cooling, and love is in the air. There are several different design styles to choose from that allow the décor to change and evolve along with the foliage. Here’s information on our favorite autumn
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Uncategorized: An “Alice” Event… in Wonderland!

On Tuesday, September 14, the Triangle Chapter of NACE, National Association of Catering Executives, held their annual Top of the Table event to benefit the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle; the theme, An Alice Affair, was carried out remarkably to make the night a huge success. Excitement abounded last week in anticipation of the event; not only
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Reception: Wedding Favor Basics

Wedding favors are a terrific way to tell your guests thank you for sharing in your special day. By giving your guests favors, you will give them all a reminder of your special day and how much you appreciated having them there. While there is nothing wrong with giving out the same stand by of
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Invitation Etiquette: Addressing Wedding Invitations

Q: We have several unmarried women on our wedding guest list. Some are single, some are divorced, and some of the divorced women use their married names while others have gone back to their maiden names! What is the most appropriate way to address their invitations? A: Few things in life are as mind-boggling as
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Planning: Brunch – Newer Wedding Trend – Part 2

When it comes to where you will be hosting the brunch, the possibilities are limitless. Think about how formal or informal you want the brunch to be. Think about your favorite local place. That way you can send your guests off with a taste of your home. Always check with the location first and make
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Planning: Brunch – Newer Wedding Trend – Part 1

Weddings seem to be turning into multiple day events rather than just the one big day. While you certainly don’t have to follow every new trend and host every extra party idea, we thought we’d share with you a new trend. That is the next day brunch! If you aren’t leaving until later the next
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Ceremony: Rehearsal Dinner Basics – Part 2

For your guest list it typically goes something like this:Both of your immediate families (parents and siblings along with their spouses) then followed by the wedding-party members with their spouses or significant others. Any child whom is in the wedding should be invited along with their parents. It is also polite to invite your officiant
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Ceremony: Rehearsal Dinner Basics – Part 1

What’s the deal with rehearsal dinners anyway? What are they for? The rehearsal dinner, is a dinner that is typically hosted by the grooms family. The purpose is for everyone to come together and have a celebratory dinner on the eve of the big day. Normally this dinner proceeds the actually ceremony rehearsal. While some
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