Choosing Winter for Your Wedding Day

The ring says it all as you wed on your winter wedding day

The ring says it all as you wed on your winter wedding day

If you have chosen winter for your wedding day you have already saved money on the day’s events as weddings are usually planned for the spring and summer months.

Winter decorations can save you, as nature does provide you with some lovely branches, twigs and greenery for your use as you create your winter wedding decorations.

To start with wedding venues often offer special deals or packages along with their lower winter prices.

It might include free decorations or even free limo service so it is important you do your searching and asking of questions as to what is actually offered.

Make your questions direct and specific and stay away from general questions. You want to know just what you can get and what will be charged as an extra expense.

Also, let the venues know you are shopping and checking other locations for the best deal for what you want to have on that day.

As this is a slower time of year for other vendors too such as photographers, DJ’s, cake designer and so forth take time, do your research and negotiate and you won’t be sorry.

Read on for the fun part of planning that most special of days.

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Ideas for 14 Tasty Edible Goodies as Your Wedding Favors

A candy wedding favor  for your guests

A candy wedding favor for your guests

Wedding favors are always a thing that you think about  when planning a wedding. It is a way of your saying thank  you for coming and being a part of our lives.

Since you are looking for ideas that are friendly to your  wedding budget and want them to be something the guest  will enjoy and not just toss in a drawer or somewhere else  it is becoming quite trendy to do take home edible  goodies.

You can choose to buy them, or even a better thought, if  you have time and help, is to make them as it is so much  more personal and cost effective.

There are a number of ways you can do this and if you  allow the guest to make their choices it is fun for them.

Check out these 14 really good ideas for those enjoyable edible wedding favors!!!

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Your Wedding Flowers A Beautiful Part of the Day

How pretty when lighting is used with your wedding flowers

How pretty when lighting is used with your wedding flowers

Time to talk current trends for wedding flowers and bouquets. While wedding trends change all the time, flowers and greens are such an important and lovely part of the wedding day they deserve special attention.

Before getting into the flowers let me mention how extra special the way you do your lighting can make the flowers look.

With technology the way it is today lights that are remotely controlled can be added to your floral displays to create magical and romantic effects for the dining hour to the dancing hours.

Colored lighting to match your theme colors or candles used with flowers makes a dramatic effect that only enhances the wedding decorations you choose.

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Ideas If You Are Planning A Man Wedding shower

Give A Tee Shirt to the Groom to Wear for the Man Shower

Give A Tee Shirt to the Groom to Wear for the Man Shower

OK,  as men are getting more and more involved in the planning of weddings it is becoming a trend to have “man showers” for the guys.

The groom’s-to-be are truly getting to be active participants in budgeting and planning their wedding day  and deserve a fun time just for them, their buddies and family guys.

It then stands to reason that “man showers” would happen and it’s great for them as it is a super way to be with the men they are closest to.

These parties have one strict rule “no women allowed.”

There are a number of kinds of man showers you can have and I think it depends on the groom-to-be and his likes and hobbies and of course your budget.

They are traditionally informal and sometimes are a pre-event to the evening bachelor party.

Check out some of the ideas and tips that will be useful when planning one of these man showers.

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Do You Want Some Fun and Practical Wedding Ideas?

Wedding Signs are a good idea and practical as well.

Wedding Signs are a good idea and practical as well.

You want your wedding to be an adventure showing off your personalities so here are some fun and some practical ideas that will help make your ceremony and day complete.

I am going to touch on 15 ideas and tips  that might be a  bit different.  Some for just fun and some  practical ideas and maybe there are a couple of them you haven’t seen yet.  I hope so.

Try asking friends and family if they have been to a wedding or they included  something that they thought was fun or practical and it ended  up really working well.

Research  the internet or wedding books and magazines as good sources of ideas and DIY instructions  that might be useful.

Something that a guest has not seen a lot of at other weddings they have attended are the things they will remember and talk about.

Take a look at some of the ideas I have below.

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Including Your Beloved Family Pet in Your Wedding

A tux for your pet on your wedding day

A tux for your pet on your wedding day

More and more couples are choosing to include their beloved family pets in their wedding day festivities and if you have one that you would love to include, it is very possible to do.

Your pet is indeed part of your family and you might feel the day would not be complete without having your dear pet there.

If you are planning to include your pet there are some things that will require your thought and attention to do it so you, your guests and your pet are happy and safe throughout the wedding day events.

Read on and I hope this will make it much fun and not much stress as you do this special thing of including your dear pet.

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Want Ideas as You Plan Your Winter Wedding?

Lovely Church Steeple and place for a winter wedding

Lovely Church Steeple and place for a winter wedding

Thought you might want some ideas as you plan your winter wedding and I have some to share with you.

The beauty of a winter wedding when deciding colors is as simple as going back to the basic winter ivories, greens and white. Choose a soft subtle accent of sage, blush or winter blue for a really lovely look.

You might opt for wonderful contrasts of white and black, a bright but deep red with gold or silver if those colors suit your personalities better.

A caution, when using reds and greens is, if you overdo them you suddenly are having a holiday party and not the wedding you are having.

Remember that using less-is-more when planning your winter wedding and most of all it should reflect the likes and look you both want.

Let’s start with your invitations and read on from there.

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Ideas and Tips for Your Barbeque Wedding Reception

Having a tasty barbeque wedding reception

Having a tasty barbeque wedding reception

If your wedding plans are being made for a less formal wedding reception and the weather permits an outdoor affair how about a barbeque wedding reception?

It can be a lot of fun, less expensive and most enjoyable for you and your guests.

There is a caution that goes along with this great idea and that is when grilling for a large number of people you need to plan ahead and have one or two persons to watch over the barbeque at all times.

As the two of you and your families will be busy in many other ways you need someone reliable and efficient at barbequing. Someone who can be available and have a helper the whole time so you will not have to worry about how things are going and that they are running smoothly.

Note these things that it is important for you be aware of to have the guests and your enjoy the barbeque and your day.

Here are a number of things that you should take care of having prior to your wedding day.

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Make Your Wedding Day Unique With These Ideas

What fun balloons for your special day

What fun balloons for your special day

As you plan your wedding day you want to make it something that guests will long remember so you need to make it a day unique with the help of these ideas.

You and your guests can and will enjoy the time and effort you put into how you wish the day to go.

Here are some 15  ideas and suggestion you might be able to use starting with a note in your invitation and continuing to the  end of your day.

Here you go so read on and I have not listed them in any special order, but just as I think of them.

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Need Any Ideas on Wedding Cakes and Dessert Tables?

Wedding cakes are a focal point at your reception

Wedding cakes are a focal point at your reception

Your wedding cake is one of the most important focal points at your wedding reception and you want it tasty, meaningful to  the two of you, “just right” decorated and inexpensive too.

We are seeing some trends rght now and thought it would be a  good idea to pass them along to you to help give you ideas on  what the two of you might choose for your wedding day.

Even though most of you stick to the vanilla, chocolate,  sponge cake or fruitcake flavors, lemon in particular and  almond are appearing at wedding receptions these days.

In case you are doing several cakes make them all different flavors.

Also may I suggest for a fall or winter wedding a delicious  spice cake or even marble for a welcome change from what the  guests are usually being served.

I am giving you 5 top wedding cake trends for you to guide you as you choose that very special cake. so read on and I am sure it will be of help.

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