Preparing for Your Vendor Interviews and Consultations: Rental Company

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When to Meet: The extent of your rental needs will dictate when you should plan to meet with prospective companies. If your list is long and includes large items like tents, generators, restrooms, staging, power distribution and the like, you’ll want to contact the rental company well in advance. As soon as the venue is secured, you should begin evaluating …

Preparing for Your Vendor Interviews and Consultations: Catering

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When to schedule: as soon as you have determined your date and your venue. Many popular catering companies book popular weekends more than a year in advance, so don’t wait too long once the major details are in place. What to expect: You may encounter prospective caterers at wedding expos or “bridal” shows. At these events, you may have a …

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Preparing for Your Vendor Interviews and Consultations: Florist

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When to Meet: Most florists can service multiple weddings in a single day. Unless your wedding is exceedingly complex and over-the-top, you will rarely find that a florist is fully booked if you are searching in advance. Beginning to consult with florists somewhere around 6 months is a good plan if you mainly need the basics (personal flowers and ceremony …

Preparing for Your Vendor Interviews and Consultations: Venue

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When to Schedule: Your venue visits will be some of your first interviews with prospective wedding pros (you have to have the place to have the party!). As soon as you have determined the major details – your date, your estimated budget and possible guest count – it’s time to start exploring venues. In some markets there are more venues …

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Engagement Parties

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The moment the ring hit your finger life likely took on a surreal, “everyday is a party” crossed with “good grief this is a lot of work” quality. Before you dive too far into wedding planning, it is nice to acknowledge this new phase in your life and relationship with a celebration. It’s time to think about your engagement party! …

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Five Top Catering Trends for Your Fall Wedding

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Okay, just writing about the best wedding ideas for perfect fall events makes my mouth water! After some truly out-of-this world tastings and client catering consultations, I can’t wait until another fall rolls around and wedding planning turns into delicious reality! We searched far and wide for the best and latest trends so we can give our clients the very …

Top Tips for Sanity-Saving Wedding Gown Shopping

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If you’re in the market for a wedding gown, you know that the choice can be pretty daunting. There are so many different styles, and they often look so different on “real” bodies – even the practically perfect ones. Shopping for a wedding gown brings together all of life’s “best” insecurities – budget concerns, body image, fashion sense, and sometimes …

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Why do Wedding Planners Cost So Much?

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Inquiring minds want to know.  Why do wedding planners cost so much?  You see a wide range of services and it can be head spinning to try to figure out a wedding budget especially when everything seems so expensive.  It can be expensive but this is one scenario where the old adage “you get what you pay for” is oh …