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Cooler Temps Bring Cool Fall Favors!

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Bring on autumn! Bring on autumn! That’s my mantra for today. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for things to cool down a bit. The forecast today said that cooler temperatures were ahead for this weekend, and I’m glad about that! Personally, I’ve had my fill of 100-degree days and …

Let Your Wedding Favor You With Rain!

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First, I must tell you I’m in the running for the least superstitious person on the planet. After years of observation, it’s clear to me that good luck charms, rituals and adherence to the laws of superstition do not play a part in the natural events of life. And when it comes to rain on your […]

A Dessert-Only Reception at Night? No Way!

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Food can sometimes be the most expensive part of the wedding budget, especially for a large reception. To help cut the costs, one bride recently considered doing a dessert-only reception in the evening. While I applaud her cost-conscious thinking, according to the etiquette experts, a dessert reception at dinner time would be inappropriate. …

Five Wedding Tips from New York’s Top Caterer

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In this past Sunday’s New York Daily News, prominent NY caterer Peter Callahan offered some fresh advice on how to find the best caterer for your wedding, and he answered a few other FAQs that might come up for you as you wade through the wedding-planning ocean of possibilities. Callahan has catered events for Al […]

A Sock Monkey for a Wedding Favor?

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Now, I think I’ve heard it all. A creative and fun-loving California couple was so in love with these hand-made sock monkeys that they actually gave them out as wedding favors! Very original to say the least. At a cost of $25.00 per favor, each monkey was customized to the recipient’s profession, hobby or …

Would $400,000 Glasses Make Champagne Taste Better?

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I don’t think so! But after reading about these opulent, ostentatious, outrageous (can’t think of another “O” word other than “Oh My God!”) champagne glasses, I can definitely say that these goblets would definitely have to do something pretty spectacular to make me want to shell out that kind of dough. But, I guess for […]