Puppy Love

It is said that dogs are man’s best friend. So why not include your pup in your wedding day? Whether they are part of the festivities (ring bearers or even flower girls) or a guest in the audience, take these suggestions into consideration. What’s your dog’s personality? Is he comfortable in big crowds? Is he a barker? Consider hiring a pet-sitter during the service so that you don’t have to worry. If kids are coming to your wedding, ask them…

Wedding Tips & Trends

Happy Tips & Trends Tuesday! The photo featured was taken by Mon Petit Studio. Trend: Collaborative, Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Weddings Couples want to personalize their weddings by doing some of the work themselves and work hand-in-hand with professionals to get it done right. “They still view us as the experts,” says Renee Habashy, assistant sore manager of Madeleine’s Daughter in Portsmouth, NH. “But they want a say in how the wedding looks.” DIY takes time, however, so make sure you have…

Outdoor Pride of Rye Garden Gift and Flower Shop

At Outdoor Pride of Rye you will feel welcomed as our dedicated design staff thoughtfully collaborates with you to create your personalized competitive pricing allows us to capture your signature style and work within your budget. Consultations by appointment. Outdoor Pride of Rye Garden Gift and Flower Shop 261 Central Road, Rye, NH outdoorprideofrye.com 603.964.3002  

The Real-Time Bride’s Guide

Your Inside Look at a Real Bride’s Planning Process PICKING A THEME I felt bombarded with questions from friends and family about my coming wedding— Who was catering? Where were we having the ceremony? How many people were coming?—until I was asked what colors and theme we were planning on. You can have a theme? Really? Sign me up! I was excited. It was important to me to chose something unique, something that would make our wedding true to who…

Liberty Lane Catering

A full service caterer, Liberty Lane Catering offers complete wedding, social, and corporate services, and can accommodate off-premises events of any size. Liberty Lane Catering has been the Seacoast’s premier caterer for over two decades, and was formerly known as Galley Hatch Catering. Liberty Lane Catering P.O. Box 1113, Hampton, NH libertylanecatering.com 603.926.1545  

The Real-Time Bride’s Guide

Your Inside Look at a Real Bride’s Planning Process FINDING YOUR PERFECT PLACE The venue, it sets the stage for your perfect day. I knew I wanted something rustic, yet different, and with a whole lot of charm. I looked and looked and looked (and then I looked some more). And then I found it, the PERFECT venue! It had everything we were looking for and then some! Stonewall Farm is located in Keene, NH. So we thought it would…

Wedding Wisdom

INVITATIONS Invitations are the piece de resistance, the first real sneak peek into your big event. Have fun with them! The options are seemingly endless, but one thing Courtney Daniel of C. Daniel Design insists is a must: texture. Whether that means layering the inserts in a pocket-style invitation or incorporating other textiles, like satin or jewels, this is your chance to give guests something they haven’t seen before. SAVE-THE-DATES Although not 100 percent necessary, more often than not, couples…

Wedding Tips & Trends

Happy Tips & Trends Tuesday! The photo featured was taken by I Am Sarah V. Photography. Tip: Transform An Ordinary Space “One of the most amazing weddings I ever saw was a hotel ballroom transformed into a French flower market, with potted plants and trees and buckets and buckets of flowers,” says Jennifer Williamson of Jenny’s Wedding Cakes in Amesbury, MA. The same is true of outdoor spaces, which can be transformed by adding elements like rustic furniture, additional shrubs,…