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A Tale of Two Weddings

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on April 23, 2014 at 5:00am

A big city celebration has modern conveniences, while a country setting offers its own rustic chic charm. One thing is for sure, you want a personal backdrop for your big day. Here, wedding experts share insight to help you decide which setting is right for you. The City Wedding At the top of the list for why an urban wedding should win out? Practicality. First, you have your pick of venues, fr…


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Gin It Up!

article by Timothy Schulte | posted on March 07, 2014 at 5:00am

Want to know the secret to getting a great drink at a wedding? Ask a bartender. “I’ll do straight spirits, man, every time. Gin and tonic or gin and soda,” says Danny Shapiro, co-owner of Scofflaw, a gin-focused cocktail bar in Chicago. Such enlightenment, of course, is the product of some tribulation. “I was at this wedding in Richmond, Va. I basically tried ordering an Old Fashioned o…


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Brewery Wedding!

article by Buffalo Brides | posted on February 28, 2014 at 5:00am

America’s craft breweries aren’t just great places to get a beer. With unique indoor and outdoor spaces, and, yes, a steady supply of libations, couples are turning to them for creative, fun wedding venues. Cheers! Some couples meet in a bar, but how many actually get married in one? Perhaps more than you think. Meredith Cella Pellegrini did not have her heart set on such a location when sh…


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What To Expect From A Civil Ceremony

article by Metro Creative | posted on February 21, 2014 at 5:00am

Many people dream of a wedding in a church or synagogue before dozens of family members and friends, while there are others who prefer to forgo the fanfare of a large wedding ceremony and are content with a civil wedding instead. Civil ceremonies are often a choice for couples who may have different religious beliefs or do not belong to a particular religious persuasion. In lieu of being presided…


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POLL: Picking The Reception Venue

poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on February 17, 2014 at 5:00am

One of the major choices a bride will make is what venue will they hold their reception at. What factor plays the biggest role when you were/are looking for a wedding reception venue?


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Poll: If I Could Get Married Anywhere…

poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:00am

If you could have the wedding of your dreams and could get married anywhere in the world, while having all of your friends and family with you, where would it be?


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Planning The Perfect Reception Meal

article by Anna Sachse, CTW Features | posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:00am

The wedding meal and bar typically are your top wedding expenses, and with never-ending online photos and magazine editorials featuring lavish stations, chic small bites and couture cocktails, it can be easy to get ahead of yourself and your pocketbook. Here, two wedding-planning experts offer tips to balance your dream dinner-and-drinks spread with your budget realities. Step 1: E-xplore Not sur…


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How To Celebrate Your Stroll Back Up The Aisle

article by Anna Sachse, CTW Features | posted on November 20, 2013 at 5:00am

The tradition of showering newlyweds with rice or other grains stems from an ancient Roman fertility rite of blessing the couple with abundance and prosperity. These days the custom has evolved to include a number of rituals that simply add to your event’s festive feel and signify group celebration. Flights of Fancy Some couples choose to have guests fill the air with colorful confetti or arr…


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Look Out For Alternative Reception Venues

article by Metro Creative | posted on November 18, 2013 at 5:00am

A wedding can be an expensive endeavor for couples. The cost for a reception venue will vary depending on where the party is held, so couples looking to conserve cash or simply set their party apart can consider some different options. Instead of booking with the first catering hall they find, couples should comparison shop to find a venue they find affordable and unique to their particular taste…


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Seating Plan For Your Guests

article by Metro Creative | posted on November 04, 2013 at 5:00am

One of the biggest decisions couples make regarding their wedding receptions concerns where to seat their guests. Many a bride and groom has felt the crunch of compiling responses and then coming up with an acceptable seating arrangement for the reception. Seating guests is not a task exclusive to brides- and grooms-to-be. Anyone holding a special party, whether it’s at a reception hall or a rest…


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