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5 mistakes to avoid when choosing your wedding venue

With so many things on your mind during wedding planning, it’s easy to slip and fall into the trap of some mistakes that […]

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5 questions to ask yourself before you start your wedding venue search

Choosing the perfect wedding venue is every bride’s dream come true. Your wedding location is among the first things on your wedding planning […]

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4 wedding ceremony seating plans you’ll fall in love with

Are you bored of the standard straight rows you see at every wedding you’ve attended? Do you want something creative and original for […]

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How to Hire the Best DJ

How to Hire the Best DJ

Many couples choose DJ’s to play music at their wedding reception and dance, but how do you get the best DJ? Someone who knows how to get the party started and keep it going long after the kids have fallen asleep and the older couples have retired for the night? You need a DJ with energy, great music and a fantastic personality

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Live Music at Your Reception

Live Music at Your Reception

If you love going to concerts and live music, you should consider having a band play at your wedding reception! What a great way to have a rock wedding by having a real band come and play some rock music at your dance. If it’s a band you know great! If not, get some referrals, or do a lot of digging to see which band best suits your reception needs. When you decide on a band sit down with the manager and discuss musical preferences and song selection.

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Renting Tents

Renting Tents

If you’re hosting an outdoor wedding you’re most likely going to need a tent for that. If your reception venue doesn’t already have tents available it will be up to you to rent one. Before you call any tent rental company you should check with your reception or ceremony venue and ask which company they have worked with before, and which are the most reputable and call those ones

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How to Rent Like a Pro

How to Rent Like a Pro

If you are planning your wedding on your own without the help from a professional wedding planner here are some helpful tips for getting the rentals you need and getting a price you can afford. Once you’ve got your guest list finalized and your ceremony and reception site decided you might find that you need to rent extra chairs, tent or decor. Ask your ceremony or reception hall for a list of companies they have worked with and would recommend

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Meeting with Your Caterer

Meeting with Your Caterer

Once you’ve made contact with your caterer you will need to be ready to answer their questions about your food and beverage needs and your budget. Any good catering company is going to try to make your wedding dinner the best possible for the amount you can afford. Here is a list of questions that your caterer is going to ask you so they can prepare a supplemental menu and price list.

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Potluck Wedding

Potluck Wedding

A potluck wedding dinner is a great way to include your guests in your wedding day. This would not be limited to local guests either, the out of town guests can bring trays of food from a grocery store, or baked goods from a local bakery.

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