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8 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Outdoor Event
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8 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Outdoor Event

Being outdoors prevails to Nature’s beauty and evokes tranquility in its purest form, however, there are many caveats to consider when planning an outdoor celebration. Below are a few helpful tips to consider when planning an outdoor event, ie., corporate retreats/team building activities/celebrations, social events, weddings.  Make sure your guests are comfortable. Consider the weather...

Not Your Parent’s Honeymoon…(10) Unique Luxury Honeymoon Destinations
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Not Your Parent’s Honeymoon…(10) Unique Luxury Honeymoon Destinations

Picturesque villages and mountains, exotic islands, crystal-clear waters, dramatic scenery, and ultra-romantic paradise are just a few words that describe the most sought after honeymoon destinations by Couples documented by our preferred partners at HONEYMOON ISLANDS. Founder & luxury travel expert of Honeymoon Islands, Teresa Belcher, says that the future for honeymoon travel for late...

How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering
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How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering

Ordering stationery (invitations) can be a simple process that can also be complicated if you are not aware of what is needed to make this a smooth process.  There are numerous moving parts to what is included in the invitation suite, to etiquette in regards-to wording, to who should be invited, to creating a process...

R.S.V.P Etiquette…10 Mindful Tips for the Perfect Guest!
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R.S.V.P Etiquette…10 Mindful Tips for the Perfect Guest!

Special delivery!  You’ve got Mail!  Okay, I am not referring to the 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.  A special friend has sent you a formal invitation in the mail to attend possibly their wedding, birthday celebration, retirement celebration, gala, etc. However, when you receive the invitation do you really...

You’re Engaged Part 3:  Selecting Your Venue
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You’re Engaged Part 3: Selecting Your Venue

In our previous blog series of “You’re Engaged”, we helped you to get organized and highlighted wedding vendors that you should secure first in the wedding planning process.  Now let’s talk about choosing your venue.  It may be your first time getting married and even if it is not, the burning question of knowing how...

How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests
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How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests

You’re counting down to that special moment in your life – planning, organizing, and making sure all the details are carried out appropriately.  The most important element of your big day is making sure that all your guests have a wonderful dining experience during your wedding that will have them talking for days.  During all the planning, you...

Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta
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Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta

Last Fall, we had the opportunity to witness the enduring love of Eric and Shakétta as they said “I do” to each other on the beautiful grounds of Belmont Manor and Historic Park. It was a contemporary garden style wedding as the grounds of the manor provided the perfect backdrop.  The Groom (Eric) looked dapper...