Posts Tagged ‘wedding vendors’

Little Women (1994)

The beloved Louisa May Alcott novel Little Women, the story of four young women coming of age during and immediately after the Civil War, has been adapted for the big screen many different times since the book was first published in 1868. While I’ve seen most of the American adaptations, my personal favorite is the 1994 iteration…

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“Niagara Part 2” – The Office (U.S.) – Season 6 Episode 5

The wedding of Jim and Pam was one of the most anticipated moments in television history. Having spent six seasons as soulmates on separate paths, the world’s most perfect couple finally tied the knot at a chapel in Niagara Falls. Normally I try to review weddings that could happen in and around Chicago, but I…

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Your Guest List – Ceremony Guests and Reception Guests

Let’s be honest. Not everyone that loves you will want to sit in a church and watch you exchange vows, and some of your church-going guests might not be interested in attending a reception with an open bar. I think it is completely acceptable to acknowledge this on your RSVP cards. Along with asking what meal…

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How to say “Yes!” to the dress(es)

My typical busy season for wedding photography runs from May to November. I typically find a part time job to keep myself entertained from December to April, and this year I took a position with a very well known bridal conglomerate. I can’t say exactly for whom I worked due to contractual obligations, but let’s just…

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Is “enter wedding service here” worth the price?

Let’s be honest, planning a wedding is exhausting and expensive. There is no shame in trying to cut corners, but you need to consider what aspects of your wedding into which you should sink your money. Photography – Of course I bring this up first, because it’s what I do. I cannot speak for other photographers…

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Who should pay for what?

If you’re asking who specifically should be paying for specific things in your wedding happening in the modern era, I don’t know and I don’t care to know. Your finances are very much your business, and it is best to discuss a budget with everyone who has offered to contribute. However, do not let these…

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So, how do you cut the cake?

I have never understood why bakers don’t explain to their customers how to properly cut their cake. It very much depends on the style of the cake, but typically you want to cut into the bottom layer. You don’t have to cut a very big piece, either. More than likely, each tier will be a…

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