Monthly Archives: February 2011

Miscellaneous: Themed Weddings – Tacky or a Ton of Fun?

Most weddings have a theme of some sort. Maybe all the bridal party attire is covered in lace as are the tables at the reception. Maybe your theme is a certain color scheme. They are all pretty straightforward and incorporate what we have come to expect in a wedding. There may be a few unusual
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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

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. While I as their parent had been fully prepared to load them up with whatever
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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

Excerpts from “8 Tips to Snag a Hip Ring Without Breaking the Bank,” published on Hip2Save Make sure not to jump into anything! Shop and compare prices and rings at brick and mortar stores and online to make sure you are getting the best value for your money. Don’t be afraid to take notes! As
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Etiquette: Mother of the Bride Etiquette Tips – Part 2

If you are not throwing the bridal shower, (yes we know etiquette states this as a no-no but many moms do) then be sure to contact the host with a guest list. Also lend a hand with decorations, food, etc. if able to. Help the bride choose her wedding gown and possible accessories and undergarments
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