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

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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

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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

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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?

Tips for Making a Beautiful Wedding

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There are few things as exciting and important as planning your wedding. Putting together an event that is everything you want it to be creates a memory that will last forever. Keep some of these wedding planning tips in mind to make your special day perfect.

Making a List for Wedding Events - Leading Up to the Ceremony

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Most couples have never participated in planning a wedding before. They are not familiar with all of the decisions involved. For this reason, it is important to make lists for this process. There will be certain decisions for the couple to make. Along with these are preparations necessary to have the ceremony that you want. The ceremony is the ultimate event, but there are associate events that take place during this time.

The Wedding Dress Selection – Styles to Accentuate Your Figure

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Over the years, wedding dress styles have changes in some ways. There are still traditional selections where these purchases are concerned. Modern wedding dresses are worn with specific design details. Some brides opt to design their own original wedding dresses for their special day. These pieces can be created with the bride’s figure in mind. It is possible to select creative colors, embellishments and dress lengths.


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