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Looking for a wedding reception venue with rustic charm and country landscapes?
 
Dessert reception one way to cut food costs

Dessert reception one way to cut food costs

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
Couples are looking beyond cake for the reception.
 

Planning: Before you say ‘I do’

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
Your wedding day should be as stress-free and as well planned as possible for a smooth start to your new life. To that end, here are a few tips that couples may choose to bear in mind before stepping down the aisle.
 
Creative custom cocktails add a splash of personality to receptions

Creative custom cocktails add a splash of personality to receptions

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
The color that defined Elaina and Vincent Renda's June 23, 2012 wedding was guava.
 
Canfield Casino wedding built on happy surprises

Canfield Casino wedding built on happy surprises

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
From their Cinco de Mayo meeting to a wedding proposal at sunset, Mike and Michelle Brown’s life together has had its share of happy surprises, and their wedding day offered guests a few as well.
 
Frozen yogurt shop owners’ nuptials a sweet affair

Frozen yogurt shop owners’ nuptials a sweet affair

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Sweet.
That’s the best word to describe Melissa and Joshua Hadcock’s wedding.
 
Bridal stylists will be there, wherever ‘there’ is

Bridal stylists will be there, wherever ‘there’ is

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Crystal Cobert-Gibbens did brides’ make-up for years, but when it came time for her own wedding in September, she tossed the blush brush aside.
 
Reception menus increasingly feature local foods

Reception menus increasingly feature local foods

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Brie from France and prosciutto imported from Italy would be elegant additions to any wedding menu, but a growing number of brides and grooms are opting for ingredients produced or grown much closer to home.
 
Prepared brides have tools for any emergency

Prepared brides have tools for any emergency

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
No matter how meticulously you plan the flowers, the music and the seating chart, your wedding day has a way of throwing a curveball — such as when your college roommate, seized by a moment of OMG-I-can’t-believe-you’re-getting-married! enthusiasm, accidentally sloshes her red wine onto your wedding dress.
 
Why toss a bouquet when you can keep it forever?

Why toss a bouquet when you can keep it forever?

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
When Carol Ann Vivrette was planning her wedding four years ago, her fiancé encouraged her to bring her crafty nature to the day. Hundreds of hours and yards of yarn later, she had knit and felted flowers for her wedding party, from her own calla lily bouquet to the corsages of her two grandmothers.
 
Flowers made from recycled materials a quirky touch

Flowers made from recycled materials a quirky touch

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Glynis Abapo knew just what she wanted her dream wedding cake to be: simple. Three or four tiers. A rich, white confection with white peonies and peony petals cascading down the middle.
The problem? The handmade sugar flowers cost a fortune.
 
Take steps to find wedding shoes that are just right

Take steps to find wedding shoes that are just right

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
No offense to Cinderella, but she sort of had it backwards. The shoe should be at the end of the to-do list for a wedding fairy tale.
 
Photo booths are for more than just malls these days

Photo booths are for more than just malls these days

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Jeff Caron started the area’s first photo booth rental company, Saratoga Photobooth Company, in 2006. because he was looking for a fun side job in addition to working in digital multimedia at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
 
Locavore dining opens options for those interested in good eats

Locavore dining opens options for those interested in good eats

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Robert Pollock started hosting weddings at his Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa as a fluke.
 
Set your party apart

Set your party apart

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
During the height of wedding season, weddings can run into one another, as the format and the festivities are similar at various ceremonies. Couples interested in setting their nuptials apart may want to enhance the wedding reception with a few unique ideas.
 
 

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