Music + Entertainment

Entertainment: Band

Entertainment turned out to be the main focus for our reception. Nobody likes to go to a predictable ‘been-there, seen-that’ wedding, and I didn’t want that for our guests either. We went with a jazz-funk band instead of a DJ, and are having a few choreographed

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Food + Beverage

Fine Dining

Catering is a huge part of any wedding, but when mixing two cultures together, food is an even bigger factor. We want all of your guests to be happy and enjoy their meal, so we will be serving Canadian food as well as Indian. There are

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Music + Entertainment

DJ Better Dude

Our venue had the major benefit of a built-in sound system, with the bonus of being able to have different music in every room! Jon and I decided early on that we weren’t interested in hiring a DJ, partially because of the cost and partially because

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Food + Beverage

CAKE VS. CUPCAKES

I love baked goods.  I love cake.  I love pie.  I love cake pops.  I love cobbler.  I love cupcakes. I love pie pops.  I love most anything that falls into any other categories not mentioned. With that being said, dessert options for our wedding seemed

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Food + Beverage

Budget Wedding Booze

If you’re going to have a party (which our reception will certainly be), you need to have some alcohol. But if you want alcohol, you have to pay the price. And as budget savvy brides, we don’t want to fork over the cash. So it is

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Music + Entertainment

Our Wedding Playlist

I know it is silly, but one of my favorite parts of the wedding ceremony is the choice in music. It is the perfect opportunity for the happy couple to show off their style, creativity, and share new songs with their guests. When it came time

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Food + Beverage

Wedding Food & Beverages

One of our priorities is to have an open bar. We want this to be a heck of a party, and I’m a strong believer that an open bar is a good start. Adam’s mum and dad have generously offered to make the wine for the

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Music + Entertainment

Wedding Tunes

Back when we were growing up in small town Alberta, my sister, Amy & I were exposed to a great deal of non-typical music for the average small town Alberta girl through my dad’s vinyl/cassette tape collection and the independent radio my parents listened to. To

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DIY PROJECTS Reception

DIY Photo Booth!

Hello my lovely BSB readers! I am back and officially a married lady! Our wedding wasn’t perfect but I couldn’t be happier with the day. We hit a few interesting snags along the way (Sewing a bridesmaid into her dress 30 minutes before the ceremony and

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Food + Beverage

Cute, Easy Cupcakes

{source} When our cupcake-making friend fell through, we were five months out with no dessert booked. After briefly considering taking it on myself (I make 30 cupcakes from time to time… how hard can 150 be??) and then being, thankfully, talked out of that by my

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Food + Beverage

Full Buffet vs. Hors d’oeuvres

My G2B and I had plenty of great ideas when it came to catering; we discussed having a full buffet vs. hors d’oeuvres. At first, we decided wanted stations and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Well after meeting with a couple caterers our dreams seemed unattainable. There were

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A Cookie Table for the Masses

Hello bridal beauties! Is anyone else ready for spring yet? I’ve spent the day working from home due to the ice-pocalypse that is currently upon the lucky of us in the Midwest. Since I didn’t have the 2+ hours of commute time today, I got to

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