Monthly Archives: February 2011

Inspiration: Planning Valentines Day Wedding – Part 6

The sweets for a Valentine’s Day wedding begin and end with chocolate. A fountain of chocolate surrounded by strawberries, bananas, pineapple, and raspberries as well as maraschino cherries, marshmallows, and angel food cake brings to mind the romance of the day. You can probably rent a chocolate fountain from your local party store if you
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Inspiration: Planning Valentines Day Wedding – Part 4

Tips for the ReceptionThe wedding reception requires lots of details and takes the largest portion from the budget. A Valentine’s Day wedding reception should whisper romance from every nook and cranny of the venue. Tables, round or rectangular, donned in red or pink cloths with a white lace covering, look elegant and romantic. Use antique
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Planning: Being a Considerate Wedding Host – Part 2

Think comfort. Mentally walk yourself through every aspect of your ceremony and reception as if you were a guest. Is their adequate seating for everyone during the cocktail hour? Have you provided a chance for out of town guests who don’t know anyone else in attendance to "break the ice"? Have you provided adequate menu
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Kids at Your Wedding, Part II: Kid Food

A Candy Bar is fun for adults and kids! Image courtesy of Our Wedding Plus. At the last wedding my family went to, my kids thought they had died and gone to heaven when the waiter rolled out with plates piled high with chicken fingers, fries, and individual serving bowls of ketchup, just for them.
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Planning: Being a Considerate Wedding Host – Part 1

Being a considerate wedding host- how to make sure guests talk about your wedding all year in a good way Some parties really make an impression. Weddings are usually that kind of party. The question is will guests be raving or ranting when discussing your wedding reception. It is very important to consider your guests
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Uncategorized: Ring Buying on a Budget

If you are a budget-savvy bride, I hope you are familiar with the amazing Hip2Save and Belles on a Budget blogs! Last week, Amy from Belles on a Budget provided a super informative guest post for Hip2Save entitled “8 Tips to Snag a Hip Ring Without Breaking the Bank.” We’ve excerpted just a few of
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