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Bride’s Unforgettable Surprise at Her Wedding {{VIDEO}}

| November 22, 2013

There are NO words to describe this. The video speaks for itself. The story behind this video is: When bride Andrea‘s father died before he could walk her down the aisle, her brother decided to step in and prepare an amazing surprise for her. He recorded the song “Butterfly Kisses” by Bob Carlisle and played […]

Head Table Alternatives for Your Wedding

| July 11, 2012

Bridal parties are getting bigger. Along with that are bigger head tables for the reception, sometimes spanning the entire length of one wall at the venue. But do you really want to have your head table stretch that long? Consider the ultimate super-stretch limo…some things just shouldn’t be a stretched, know what I mean? It’s […]

Flippin’ Fun (part of FAB Friday Finds series)

| April 6, 2012

How many of you remember flip books? When I was a kid, I thought I was something’ when I could draw a series of stick figures on the side of my notebook and “flip” them to make them come to life. Oh yeah! Fast forward…oh…a bunch of years (HaHa) and we have PicFlips!  PicFlips has […]

Mason Jar Cocktails

| March 12, 2012

It seems that the mason jar, once thought to be seen only in your grandma’s pantry, is the center of attention for parties and weddings and not just for centerpieces anymore! Check out this really cool idea from Six in the Suburbs: Ready-made drinks in mason jars. They’re already pre-mixed, chilled and ready for consumption. […]

Unique Vases for Centerpieces

| November 4, 2011

Looking for unique containers for those flowers for your wedding tables or bridal shower? Something that won’t break the budget? Time to think outside the vase and think “container.” Look for items that you can add a personal touch to and look somewhere besides the flower section of a craft store. Paper bags from the […]

King of the World

| October 25, 2011

I’m always on the lookout for new and unique songs for special dances at wedding receptions. The Father/Daughter dance is my favorite part of the reception, next to the couple’s first dance. What a special moment that is and finding the perfect song can be a daunting task. Here is a song for you to […]

Book Inspired Weddings

| August 12, 2011

Do you love books? This post is for you! I love books. My nose is always in them. Not reading. Smelling! I love the smell of a new book. I love the smell of old books (unless they’ve been in a moldy basement). Old books have character. Recently I’ve gotten into collecting old hymn books. […]

The Evolution of Dance

| December 31, 2010

I’m always amazed at the new styles of dancing I see at wedding receptions. Where else can you get decades of different dance styles all in one room? Here’s a tribute to all our crazy dance moves and the music that goes along with them! How did you dance – or how will you be […]

Themed Weddings: Baseball

| December 8, 2010

It takes a unique couple, an outgoing couple, a brave couple to have a theme wedding. For some themed weddings, that may be true…like, ummmm, the “Star Trek” themed wedding: …or the “Transformers” themed wedding: hmmmm…..yeah. But the enthusiastic couple CAN pull off a themed wedding with style and good taste! Here’s one theme that’s […]

Questions to Ask Your Caterer

| October 8, 2010

Food and drink hold a prime place at any wedding, whether it’s a sit-down dinner, a cocktail party, or a backyard bash. Food brings people together. Although you and your groom will probably be dining on love, excitement and romance, your guests will be looking for something tasty on their plates. Have you ever witnessed […]