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Wedding Style That Suits You

As a child, is there anything more fun than playing dress up? As an adult, weddings provide a real-life opportunity to do just that, but...

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By at February 3, 2017
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Real Wedding: Alex & Beth

Today’s post is very exciting because it features someone very near and dear to Bravo! founder Mary Lou! The groom in this gorgeous rustic real...

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By at January 11, 2017
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Wedding Affair Room: 2017 Wedding Trends

  From the Room Coordinator: “Come get inspired!  Whether your wedding is outdoors and whimsical or elegant and in a ballroom, the 2017 Wedding Trends Room...

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By at December 28, 2016
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6 Lighting Concepts for an Outdoor, Afternoon Wedding

What is an outdoor wedding without great lighting? A very dark, probably not very enjoyable wedding! Lighting is a key factor to any event, particularly events that take place at...

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By at August 15, 2016
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7 Wedding Cake Trends of 2016

  A good variety of food and desserts at your wedding is important to keep your guests full and happy. But everyone knows that the...

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By at August 10, 2016
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The Great Debate: Indoor Versus Outdoor Weddings

Since the dawn of wedding-planning time, the dilemma of choosing between an indoor or outdoor wedding has proved difficult for many soon-to-be newlyweds. Weighing the...

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By at August 3, 2016
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10 Unique Food Bar Ideas for Your Wedding

Food bars are becoming common fare at weddings and other special events, and certainly not without reason. With a personalized, customizable appeal, food bars are...

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By at August 1, 2016
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6 Alternatives for Throwing Rice at your Wedding

Lakeside Gardens   For much of history, rice and weddings have gone hand-in-hand. Since the time of Ancient Rome, recently married couples have been showered...

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By at July 26, 2016
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2016 Summer Wedding Floral Trends

 Flower trends for summer 2016 capture the just-picked style. As we are slowly moving away from the barn style, mason jar, Pinterest look – we...

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By at July 6, 2016
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Mix & Match Bridesmaids Dresses

Whether you like it or not, everyone has their own unique style. One way to avoid choosing bridesmaid dresses that don't flatter everyone, is...

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By at August 7, 2015
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Make Your Wedding the Coolest Event of the Summer

Tips for keeping you and your guests comfortable at your hot summer wedding.

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By at July 6, 2015
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How to Pick the Perfect Caterer

Food, food, food! I love food, as most of us do. I also have the privilege to live in the mood mecca right now. Being...

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By at June 3, 2015
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Choosing a Wedding Destination

We host many weddings every year at Youngberg Hill.  Our recent award from the Oregon Bride Magazine for the Best All-Inclusive Venue in the Valley...

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By at November 29, 2014
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5 Unique Elements for a Wine Country Wedding

A wine country wedding is always a unique and beautiful affair.  There are a million photo ops among the vines, the setting is simply fantastic,...

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By at August 13, 2014
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Wedding Budget Priorities

When it comes to wedding planning, first thing’s first: budgeting. Your first order of business is to break down the cost of the event in...

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By at August 8, 2014
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Next Big Thing In Desserts

The Wall Street Journal published an article informing readers and loyalists to renowned east-coast bakery, Crumbs, that the chain had closed all of its 48...

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By at July 25, 2014
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