Category: Planning


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Tips for Choosing Bridal Party Gifts: How Much to Spend?

One of the most difficult aspects of wedding planning is undoubtedly the budget. There are places where you’ll need to trim back and cut corners, and other aspects of the budget where you will absolutely not want to skimp – bridal party gifts fall under the latter. But how much exactly should you spend? We’ve compiled some

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Date Announced for the 2019 Longfellows Wedding Show

Longfellows recently hosted their annual Wedding Show on Sunday, February 25th. If you missed it and were hoping to go, the organizers have revealed the date for the 2019 show, so save the date for next year! The 2019 Longfellows Wedding Show will take place on Sunday, February 24th. It will undoubtedly be another spectacular

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Details Announced for Longfellows Annual Wedding Show

No one puts on a wedding show like Longfellows! Their 18th annual wedding show will take place at the famed restaurant on Sunday, February 25th from 11am to 3pm. Those planning a wedding will have an exclusive chance to meet with professionals in the industry, browse vendors, enjoy great food, and more – including a chance

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How To Navigate Having Your Wedding During A Holiday Weekend

This post was contributed by Tonya Pellegrini of Pellegrini Events, which plans and manages quality events in Saratoga, from weddings and gala dinners to corporate and social functions. It’s undeniable that there are a certain amount of conveniences that come with having a wedding during a holiday weekend – your family and friends may already

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How to Choose Your Wedding Dress

Sometimes it seems like the dress is what the entire wedding is all about. Spoiler alert: it’s not – the wedding is primarily about celebrating your lifelong marriage to your partner. But, the dress is still hugely important. Here’s how to go about getting the perfect gown for you. Check Out Different Styles Before heading out

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The Rain Plan: When Plan B Becomes Plan A

This post was contributed by Tonya Pellegrini of Pellegrini Events, which plans and manages quality events from weddings and gala dinners to corporate and social functions. When you picture your outdoor wedding, you most likely see a beautiful day with the sun shining and not a cloud in the sky. Unfortunately, the reality of the

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The Wedding Party: How to Choose Your Team & Who Does What

Your wedding party isn’t just a collection of your favorite friends and family who you’d like to celebrate your big day with. They’re your team. They’re your helpers. They are the people you are going to come to rely on time and again. Or, maybe you’d be just as happy with your team wearing what you

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What I Learned About Planning a Wedding

With a two year engagement I had plenty of time to plan for every small detail of my wedding, and plan I did. Still, a wedding that runs with absolutely no hiccups or surprises is fairly rare, and mine was no exception. Here’s what I learned from planning a wedding, and how you can learn

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5 Quirky Wedding Venues In & Near Saratoga Springs

Gone are the days when weddings were a one-size-fits-all affair, with the ceremony taking place in a church and the reception at a hotel or restaurant afterward. Today, it’s much more commonplace for weddings to be really personalized and tailored to the bride and groom, reflecting the uniqueness of the couple. If you’re planning for your

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The Ins & Outs of the Wedding Budget and How to Cut Costs

Has the idea of coming up with a wedding budget gotten you completely overwhelmed? You’re not alone! Many couples struggle with getting started with the wedding plans because it can be so intimidating and confusing to break out the hard numbers for every vendor, every favor, every minute detail. We’re making it easy for you

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