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Planning

How to Hire a Catering Service that is Best for you

Wedding and Party Catering Catering is the business of providing food services for different types of events from Wedding to small Birthday parties. Event catering could be providing sandwiches and burgers for an outdoor party, or (for a full-service solution) providing a five course meal at a formal dinner party or wedding. Your caterer can [...]

Baby Shower Coed or Not

It is becoming more common to include fathers in baby showers, to spread congratulations not only to the mother but also to the father.  The idea of a couples baby shower frightens some men, with the idea that they will be stuck in the room full of women playing girly games and talking about women [...]

Wedding Check List

Six to Tweleve Months in Advance 1. Set the date 2. Send your wedding announcement to the newspaper andto family and friends. 3. Take a nice long look at your budget. 4. Find the perfect location for the ceremony and reception. Many reception halls are booked far in advance, so it is a good idea [...]

Know Your Photographer

What should you ask your photographer? When it comes time to choose a photographer, there are some basic questions you should ask.   The event will last one day but the pictures will last a life time and  you should get what you expect.   This is the time to communicate to the photographer exactly what is needed [...]

Fresh Cut Flowers

Common Fresh Cut Flowers Fresh Cut Flowers are an essential element of most any event; it could be a formal seated dinner, casual family and friends party, a holiday gathering and of course a wedding. Flowers can enhance the mood and help set the tone. Flowers are very much a part of the aesthetic experience [...]

Paying for the Dinner Party

Paying Etiquette for Dinner Party At most dinner parties held at a restaurant, there is the awkward moment when the check arrives. We are talking about a group of 10 or more people where separate checks is not an option, the bill is substantial and each person would prefer not to be the one making [...]

Wedding Cakes

Wedding Cake The wedding cake is one of the biggest events at the reception. There are endless styles to choose from and it can be a fun journey finding a cake that matches your personality. Today you can find cakes of all shapes and sizes. A more traditional bride might enjoy a 3 tier round [...]

Tips on Entertaining Style

Know Your Entertaining Style One of the first things a novice learns about entertaining and how to make a party special is the importance of their own style. Your style affects your everyday choices, your lifestyle and your entertaining. In the related article “The Art of Entertaining”, style was defined as your expression, way of [...]

List of Traditional Anniversary Gifts

Anniversary Gift Ideas Each wedding anniversary is a very special occasion and the all important gift should be seriously considered. The most popular are flowers, jewelry and airfare to some romantic vacation spot. It may be the 1st wedding anniversary or the 50th wedding anniversary, each one is important.  There are also many less traditional [...]

Holiday Caribbean Travel Destinations

Caribbean Travel There are more than thirty major islands within the Caribbean to choose from that provide a great many activities and beautiful places to visit. So make you priorities, check out many of the islands online and plan ahead to get the most from your trip. There are a couple good options for travel [...]