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Rehearsal Dinner Basics

Published on 24 Jan 2012 in Mobile Bars

Rehearsal Dinner Basics

The tradition of the rehearsal dinner seems to be something you don’t hear about as much anymore. I think, in part, it’s because budgets are tighter, or maybe because people don’t really understand the point of a rehearsal dinner. Well, it’s called the rehearsal dinner because it follows the ceremony rehearsal-when you and your attendants go through the motions at the church or hall to practice how your ceremony will play out, from the processional to the recessional. The accompanying dinner is the opportunity for two families, who may not have spent much time together leading up to the wedding, to finally sit down and get to know each other. (more…)

20 Secrets for the Perfect Wedding

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1. What’s the Rush?

Sure, you’re excited when you get engaged, but don’t act impulsively, says Cathy Johnson of Cathy Johnson Weddings, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “So many brides rush out and start putting down deposits without thinking through the logistics of what goes into planning a memorable day,” she says.”I advise the bride and groom to let it all sink in and wait for a few weeks after they get engaged. Then start.” (more…)

The A to Z Guide to Planning Your Wedding

Published on 23 Jan 2012 in Mobile Bars

Getting engaged couldn’t be more exciting, but once you actually start on the task that lies ahead of you, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. There’s so much involved in planning a wedding: Should you have an outdoor event? Should you send save-the-date cards? When do you mail your invitations? Do you really need to have an open bar? (more…)

Wedding Trend Report for 2012

Published on 17 Jan 2012 in Mobile Bars


The number-one trend for 2012? Top event designers across the country say that this is the year when formal black tie is making a comeback, a phenomenon they attribute to the enormous influence of the royal wedding. “The glamorous look is here to stay,” says Tara Guérard, a celebrity planner based in Charleston, SC. (more…)