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A Man’s How-To Proposal Guide

A Man's How-To Proposal Guide

It’s that time of the year where we are surrounded by Christmas carols, gingerbread, and proposal after proposal.  Yes, this is the time where everybody either gets hitched or thinks about getting hitched. Families are brought together, love is in the air, and a sense of thankfulness is upon us all. I know what you’re thinking, men. How the heck do I pull this off?  Lucky for you, we’ve written a guide on how to create the best and most memorable proposal for your lucky someone. We figured the easiest way to begin this was to show you what not to do.

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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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Off Season Wedding Special

Many brides decide to get married in the “off-season” to be able to save some money without compromising on other areas of the wedding.  We’d like to offer all Fall and Winter brides an opportunity to take some of the stress out of their planning without breaking the budget. We offer a variety of services all aimed to help you enjoy your wedding day. Whether you’re just beginning the planning process and need full-service help, or your wedding day is quickly approaching and you would like to hand the responsibilities off to a professional, we are here for you! Contact

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Catching Up!

Here we go! What better way to get my feet wet in the blogging world than to share some of my favorite moments from weddings of the past! No better place to start than with Marcy and Matt. They were married last March at St. Peter’s Church in Mt. Clemens, and had their reception at Sycamore Hills in Macomb. It was a gorgeous day, and Dionne with The Shooting Gallery took them downtown Detroit for some really creative shots. It was amazing! You can also see the brilliant efforts from florist MPE Events, custom invitations and stationary from Tifany at

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