Music + Entertainment • Reception

DIY DJ

As with just about everything else involved in a wedding, DJs are expensive. A good DJ can read the flow of the party and choose the appropriate songs for the mood or to get people on the dance floor. They can make announcements and come with their own light and smoke shows.

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DIY PROJECTS • Reception

DIY Cornhole Boards Tutorial

If you and your partner aren’t big dancers, you may not want to focus your reception around a dance floor. How else will your guests be entertained? Lawn games are a great alternative to dancing. Don’t get me wrong, we’ll still have music and dancing, but I like to have options 🙂

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Budget Savvy Resources • Reception

Affordable DIY Up-Lighting

During a recent bridal event at our reception hall my fiancé and I loved the up-lighting set up inside of the venue.  We hadn’t planned on including up-lighting as part of our décor, and I was under the impression that it was incredibly difficult to set up and hundreds of dollars, if

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how to choose a budget-friendly wedding menu
Food + Beverage

Choosing A Budget-Friendly Wedding Menu

  Q&A with Nisa Burns Bride-to-be, chef and author of Kitchenability 101 kitchenability.com What are some ways that couples can infuse their personal tastes into their wedding menu in a unique way? Some ways to infuse your own personal taste in a wedding menu are incorporating your favorite foods, knowing your risk

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Food + Beverage

Cake or Cupcake Drama

Desert is one area where my fiance and I have done some serious compromising. For starters, I wanted cupcakes. They’re fun, you can get them in a variety of flavors, colors, and there is less to clean up at the end of the event (not that I would be doing the clean

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Food + Beverage

Tasty Decisions

Our wedding is going to be at 11 am on a Saturday morning. I hope all our guests can enjoy a warm and lazy summer Saturday while witnessing and celebrating with us. To that end, I didn’t want a fussy, sit down meal for our reception. My goal was a light and

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