Given our nation’s current love affair with television chefs and all things cooking, performance stations have replaced traditional buffets as a major reception culinary trend in most markets. Guests love the action of live chef preparation and you will love the variety of cuisines and ability to showcase themes within the food you choose to serve […]
Weddings aren’t cheap, we all know that. According to The Wedding Report the average wedding in 2010 cost $24,066 (USA). That is a big chunk of change! In this economy shoppers have become more conscious of deals and bargains. On way to wed on a budget is buying discounted wedding dress at… Costco. Yes I […]
Traditionally, the bulk of the wedding planning responsibility falls on the bride. After all, she’s usually the one with a specific flower in mind for the centerpieces, a napkin design she’ll die if she can’t have and a dream dress she saw in the window of a boutique when she was 15. The groom often […]
Lots of brides dream of saying “I do” outdoors in the fresh air and sunshine, but deciding to have your wedding outside can be nerve-wracking. What if the weather doesn’t cooperate? What if it rains? The answer, Amy T. Wiegand of Carolina Bride writes for The Charlotte Observer, is to have a “Plan B.” If […]
One of the most important parts of wedding planning is deciding on the food you’re going to serve. From the hors-d’oeuvres to the dinner to the wedding cake, picking food that’s unique, delicious and satisfying can be quite the task. Wedding planner Josh Gurvitz of Indianapolis recently spoke to the Indianapolis Star about the trends […]
Every girl dreams of having the perfect wedding, but not all of us have an unlimited budget to work with. Although you may lust after centerpieces made with rare orchids and a designer dress spotted on the runways of Paris, finding these items on a budget can be tough. Luckily, there are plenty of ways […]
Brides-to-be are notorious for wanting everything to be perfect on their wedding days, from the napkins to the band to the place settings. But if there’s one thing brides will be focusing on in 2011, it might be the sweeter side of their nuptials – their cakes. “Blame it on the popularity of ‘Top Chef: […]
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