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Things to Consider When Deciding Your Wedding Menu

Things to Consider When Deciding Your Wedding Menu

When planning your wedding menu it’s easy to get “lost in the sauce” (yes, pun intended). While it may be tempting to run with your wildest foodie dreams, there are actually a few important things to keep in mind when making decisions about what you’ll serve on your big day.    Head Count and Budget Your number of guests will greatly affect your budget, and vice versa, as well as what style of service fits your reception the best. A higher head count will make serving a multi course, sit down meal challenging. It leaves less time for things like

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What to Know Before Meeting with Vendors

What to Know Before Meeting with Vendors

Choosing the correct vendors is an essential component to ensuring that your big day runs as smooth as possible. Prior to meeting with your vendors, we encourage you to take a look at these tips so you know what to expect during vendor meetings. 1.)      Know, Embrace, and Stick to Your Budget Your budget is a huge factor when determining what services you will need from your vendors. By prioritizing your budget based upon your wants and needs from your vendors can allow you to narrow down which services you may need more of or less of. 2.)      What is

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Wedding Band vs DJ: What’s your style?

Wedding Band vs DJ: What's your style?

Many couples have the debate of wedding band vs DJ during the first few months of wedding planning. No doubt about it: Music can make or break a wedding celebration—think of it as the heart and soul of a reception. When considering your choice, it starts with asking yourself some basic questions, specifically what type of entertainment suits your personal taste, budget, space allowances, and guest demographics. Here, I list some things to consider while you make your music choice. Things to consider: Vibe: the kind of music you pick can set the tone of your wedding and create a theme. The

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Wedding Gown Alterations 101

Wedding Gown Alterations 101

by Tiffany J. Davis via Loverly Here’s what nobody tells you about locking down your dream wedding dress: The stress of dress shopping pales in comparison to the stress of handing said dress over to a complete stranger to alter (or, in certain cases, completely overhaul) and turn into perfection in time for your big day. For the long and the short of it, we turned to a woman that’s seen it all: Nearly Newlywed founder Jacqueline Courtney. She has witnessed every sort of in-house and customer alteration go down—and has thousands of blissful bride clients to prove she knows how it needs to be done. Here are

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