Stocking Your Wedding Bar: 3 Options

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Stocking Your Wedding Bar: 3 Options

Wedding receptions are a celebration of your marriage, and like many celebrations (or parties) that usually means serving alcohol. Here are three options to consider when stocking your wedding bar.

Option 1 – Bride & Groom Stock the Bar

A good caterer can help determine how much alcohol you’ll need, but unless your wedding guests consist of mostly heavy or light drinkers, a good rule to follow is two to three drinks per person during your cocktail hour and one drink per person for each hour after that. You can use the following information to ensure that you purchase the correct amount of alcohol for your guests:

5 Top Wedding Dress Trends for 2017

What’s hot? What’s not? Like all fashion, bridal gown trends are constantly changing and evolving. Want to stay on top of what’s going on? Here are five top wedding dress trends for 2017.

1. The many shades of pink! Pink brides dresses, whether blush or vibrant, are all the rage this season. Moving away from the traditional white and off white dresses, gives you a chance to stand out from the crowd. Can’t envision yourself in head-to-toe pink? How about just accenting your dress with pink appliques or maybe even pink heels!

5 Unique Ways to Use Flowers in your Wedding

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For decades brides have been using flowers in their bouquets, in their hair, and down the aisle. These are all tried-and-true options that help make a wedding a special and beautiful occasion, but many brides are looking for new and different ways to use flowers to enhance their weddings. Here are five unique ways to incorporate flowers into your wedding:

3 Tips to Encourage Your Guests to Take Photos

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Hiring a professional berks county wedding photographer is a must-do if you want to capture beautiful images from the most important day in your life. But even if you hire a team of photographers, they can’t be everywhere all the time. That’s where your guests can help. Here are three tips to encourage your guests to take and share photos for you:

2016 Winter Wedding Ideas

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Winter is a very magical time of year… cozy nights in front of the fire, warm drinks, sparkling landscapes, and extra cheer! It’s also a great time for an Aspen honeymoon or the perfect time to escape the cold and enjoy the warmth of the Caribbean islands! The threat of nasty weather may keep you from committing to a winter wedding, but, truthfully, the majority of winter weddings go off without a hitch and can be truly magical.

Here are 5 Winter Wedding Trends:

Unique Gifts for Members of Your Wedding Party

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Being a member of your wedding party is both an honor and a responsibility. Members of your wedding party will be there to support you before and during your wedding. They may host a party for you, help you plan the wedding, offer moral support, prepare and present a toast, and so much more. Plus, these are people who are important to you – close friends and family – so it makes sense that you would want to thank them with a special gift.

5 Reasons to Take Dance Lessons with your Fiancé

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You’ve dreamt of this day since you were a little girl. You’ve just married the man you’ll spend the rest of your life with in the most beautifully romantic ceremony in – dare we say it – the history of the world. Now, you’re at the reception to celebrate this beautiful union with all of your friends and family. The two of you – you in the most beautiful gown you will ever own and your new husband looking like Prince Charming – step onto the dance floor for your first dance as husband and wife.

7 Things to Consider Before Choosing Your Wedding Location

You said yes. You chose the date. Now, it’s time to choose the location for your wedding.

Will that location be a country club, a hotel, a restaurant, a barn, a backyard, a beach, or somewhere entirely different? The options are endless, so before you sign on that dotted line, it’s a good idea to look into several options to ensure that you are making the best decision for your wedding and avoiding any future regrets.

Here are 7 things to consider before choosing the venue for your wedding:

5 Wedding Invitation Tips

Selected the date… check! Picked the venue… check! Made the guest list… check! Now it’s time to invite those guests! Here are 5 tips to consider when sending your wedding invitations:

Negotiate the Best Hotel Rate for your Guests

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Having a destination wedding or a hometown Berks County wedding with a lot of out of town guests? Then, you’ll probably want to negotiate the best possible hotel rates for your guests. Here are tips that will help you make the best choice for you and your guests.

  1. Pre-Negotiation

Think about what you and your guests want. Here are a few things to consider before you start the negotiation. Does the hotel have…


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