A wedding is arguably one of the most significant events in your life. As such, you should do everything you can to make it the most memorable time. There are definitely many parts to a wedding and the reception is not any lesser; in fact, it can either make or break the whole ceremony. The thought of a wedding reception sends different signals to different people. Some of … [Read more...]
How to Save Money on a DJ for Your Wedding
DJ Toad at a wedding in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - "He didn't smile much but he did keep the dance floor full." Photo Courtesy: Tony Alter The DJ will be the host for the wedding reception. He’ll announce everything from the father-daughter dance to the entry of the bride and groom. It’s up to him to manage the atmosphere in a professional manner. A professional DJ will … [Read more...]
Is An Outdoor Wedding Reception In Winter Just Plain Crazy?
Above: A Graessle Wedding in Big Bear, California - Big Bear received 4 ft of snow a few days before the wedding but that wasn't going to stop them. The guys shoveled snow 2 days in a row so they could have an outdoor wedding. (Reminds one of Phoebe's wedding in the sitcom Friends!) - Photo Courtesy: Favourite Things In the classic sitcom Friends, there was a lovely … [Read more...]
Hosting An Awesome Buffet At Your Reception
Photo Courtesy: The Merlin Phuket When planning your wedding the reception can be a source of great confusion and worry. Who should you invite; where should they sit; will they like the food; will they like the music? It’s enough to give any bride a headache! One way to make sure feeding your guests is the easy part of the wedding planning process is to plan a buffet at your … [Read more...]
7 Types Of Wedding Receptions, What’s Yours?
This article is not about the typical types of Wedding receptions written about - for example, an indoor wedding verses outdoor or cocktail style verses sit down. A Wedding Reception by definition is a celebration and therefore an entertainment function. These types relate to the feel or atmosphere of your reception. Every bride and groom wants a reception that is … [Read more...]
Tips For Choosing A Band For Your Wedding
A Calypso Band playing at a wedding - Photo Courtesy: Brian Kelley Wedding entertainment is really important so it’s imperative that you look into the history of bands and understand the extra costs that you may incur. Making sure the reception of your wedding runs smoothly is just as important as making sure the ceremony itself runs smoothly. If your … [Read more...]
Planning Your Wedding Reception
A beautiful wedding reception at the elegant Toftrees Golf Resort in Pennsylvania, USA. Photo Courtesy: Toftrees Golf Resort A lot of people assume that the reception will be the easy to plan and leave it until the last minute. However, that’s not the case so get planning early. The wedding reception is that part that everyone looks forward to after a day of … [Read more...]