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Not all of your wedding guests will be oenophiles and expect to be delicately swirling a mouthful of 2007 Opus One as they discuss how lovely you, the bride looked in your vintage Chantilly lace gown. The average wedding guest just wants to get their buzz on! In this case, the cost per bottle of wine becomes important. Especially when you are trying to quench the thirst of 150 wedding guests. Continue reading
Did you know that historically a wedding ‘cake’ was broken over the bride’s head by the groom as a symbol of dominance in the relationship? Rrriiiiiiiight. Thankfully, I would characterize the relationship between Will and I as an equal partnership, and therefore there will be no modern day fondant or frosting destroying my hair, makeup, or [beautiful] dress. Continue reading
Candy buffets bring whimsy and a sense of fun to a wedding reception. Giving the guests a bag and letting them fill it with a selection of candies as their wedding favor has been a big trend for the last few years. Couples original and new and not the same as their friends’ weddings. So, here are some other fun favor options that are sure to become Continue reading
Most couples start planning their wedding for 12-18 months before the big day. Planning starts so far in advance that the hot trend of this year might be all played out by the time the actual wedding rolls around. Continue reading
Sweet Cakes by Rebecca* will be selling their delicious cupcakes to help raise funds and awareness for CancerCare for Kids. Sept 20 to Sept 26, 2010- Sweet Cakes by Rebecca will be donating a portion of every cupcake purchase towards this worthwhile organization. CancerCare for Kids is an amazing, non-profit organization that offers free, professional support to parents and children dealing with cancer. Continue reading
You have hired the best of best Northern California wedding professionals to work on your wedding. You are paying them very well. Then you hear you have to feed them too?? What? Yes! Feed me Seymour! Continue reading
Kathy and Jason’s intimate wedding took place at the ParaVi Vineyard in Camino, Ca. Easy, casual and classic style, family style seating out of doors, cool lounge area and a specialty dessert bar- this wedding has a little something for everyone! Thanks to Chris Shepard Photography of Sacramento, Ca for sending me this lovely wedding. Continue reading
This has to be the mostly adorable Northern California backyard wedding ever! Tibby and Tom had their sweet and intimate wedding in a backyard setting in Sacramento, Ca. Sarah Maren* was on hand to capture the happy couple and all the amazing details. Continue reading
The question “What are the most common complaints voiced by Northern California wedding guests?” occurred to me while I was getting my weekly mani/pedi. I knew Lora Ward of A Day to Remember* in Sacramento, Ca would be just the wedding maven to answer my burning question. Answer it she did! Not only did she give me a list of 12 of the most common complaints of wedding guests, not from the guests at any of her weddings, mind you, but she handily gives us solutions to said problems. Lora has been planning weddings her entire life (just kidding…sort of) so her advice is pure gold. Take it away LW! Continue reading
The question “What are the most common complaints voiced by wedding guests?” floated through my pretty little head and I knew Lora Ward of A Day to Remember in Sacramento, Ca would be just the wedding maven to answer my burning question. Answer it she did! Not only did she give me a list of 12 of the most common complaints of wedding guests, not from the guests at any of her weddings, mind you, but she handily gives us solutions to said problems. Lora has been planning weddings her entire life (just kidding…sort of) so her advice is pure gold. Take it away LW! Continue reading