How to Choose a Wedding Venue

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When looking for a wedding venue, most people start with a few basic ideas. "We want an outdoor wedding" or "it needs to be fancy" or "it has to seat a ton of people." But there is so much more to choosing a venue than those few first requirements.

Narrowing things Down

As you and your partner start looking for a venue, we'd like to offer some prompts to help you narrow down the list.

Ask each other these questions:

Choosing Wedding Flowers - We're Offering Ideas

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Dreaming about your wedding, you probably had some visions of colors, the aisle, maybe you wanted it inside, outside, and flowers. So many flowers. They're a huge part of wedding across the globe, and there are so many to choose from! So how on earth are you going to make that choice, and who will provide them?

A Guide to Choosing Those Flowers

We'd like to help you out. Here are out thoughts on choosing wedding flowers:

How to Get to Your Wedding Day with Breath Left

Wedding Planning Reading PA

It's your wedding day. Your day. You want it to be beautiful, relaxed, enjoyable for the guests and ultimately, you just want to leave married. There is so much that goes into this day, and we at would like to offer some advice to make sure you don't arrive there out of breath without so much as the option for it taking your breath away.

Reception Venue: 5 Questions You May Not Think to Ask

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Reception Venue: 5 Questions You May Not Think to Ask

Choosing a reception venue in Reading PA is one of the most important decisions you will make when planning your wedding.  The type of venue (hotel, restaurant, park, etc.) can set the tone for your wedding; the size can determine the number of guests at your reception; and if you’re on a limited budget, you may think that the cost is your only consideration.  All of these details are important, but you also need to consider the “entire package” before deciding the best reception venue for you. 

Here are five questions every bride and groom should ask before choosing their reception venue.

5 Tent Rental Tips for Your Outdoor Wedding

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5 Tent Rental Tips for Your Outdoor Wedding

Berks County is blessed with many beautiful outdoor wedding reception venues and what’s more romantic than an outdoor wedding?  Plus, the right tent can transform any outdoor space – a botanical garden, a lake side, or your own backyard - into the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony and/or reception and alleviate worries about the weather.

Here are 5 Tent Rental Tips:

Choosing a Wedding Photographer You Can Work With

Choosing a Wedding Photographer, Event Photography, Reading PA

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Pick a Style

The first step in choosing a wedding photographer is deciding what style you want for your photos. Are you looking for antique flair, do you prefer vibrant color--or do you have ideas of your own? You'll need to know what you're looking for from your photos in order to choose the right photographer. If you're stuck for inspiration, try checking out wedding magazines, blogs, a local bridal fair, or even searching Google Images and Pinterest--or contact us. We'd be glad to help!


How to Pick the Right DJ for your Wedding Reception

A Disc Jockey (DJ) provides more than just the music for your wedding reception – he can help set the tone, help keep it organized, and help make it a memorable event.  Your wedding reception should reflect what you want, not what the DJ wants, so take some time to choose the right DJ for you.  There are four things to consider when choosing a DJ for your wedding reception 1) the DJ’s personality, 2) the music, 3) the DJ’s level of reliability, experience, and professionalism, and 4) the cost.

The Personality of your DJ

How to Plan a Wedding on a Budget - Part 2

Wedding Attire
9. Wedding Dress
It’s easy to get out of control when it comes to spending money on what is usually the bride’s favorite element of the wedding – her wedding dress. Fortunately, it is also easy to save money on the dress if the bride sticks to her budget and shops wisely.

10. Menswear
Even though most people will be looking at the bride, it’s also important that the groom looks good. And luckily, menswear is not nearly as costly as the bride’s dress. Men need to be flexible when choosing what they will wear on the big day and should consider alternatives to tuxedos.

How to Plan a Wedding on a Budget - Part 1

Currently, the average cost of a wedding is more than $20,000, making it one of the most expensive life events. In fact, it’s more expensive than the cost of most births (even without insurance), most first cars, home down payments, and funerals. For many students who receive scholarships, even four years of college can cost less than a one-day wedding!

If you don’t have $20,000 to blow, don’t worry. You can still have a stylish, fun, memorable wedding, while saving money at the same time. Here are is the first of a 2 part blog that will help you with just that.

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Caterer

Wedding Catering Reading PA

The meal that you serve at your reception will cost more than any other element of your wedding. It is essential to make sure that you hire a high-quality professional caterer.

When making interview appointments for wedding catering in Reading, PA, start as early as possible. Try to schedule a sample tasting of their featured dishes. The most important element for selecting the best caterer is asking the right questions. 




The top 10 questions to ask include:

  1. Do you have a sample menu to review, and do you specialize in particular types of food?


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