Alcohol or no alcohol?
It got ugly fast. You will quickly understand why you need alcohol wedding guidelines at your wedding. Uncle Charlie liked his liquor. And it flowed at his niece’s wedding reception. Charlie felt as if he had entered the land of milk and honey. (That’s a biblical metaphor for what our culture would call a ‘land…Read More
Bands vs. DJs
Okay … you’re planning your Maine wedding reception, and you are a bride on a budget. As we’ve written in a previous blogpost [“How much to spend on wedding entertainment”], entertainment makes the event. The question is, what type of entertainment is right for you? Every event needs music. DJ entertainment and bands each have…Read More
The definitive guide to babies at weddings
Get ready for controversy: babies at weddings. Your friendships are about to be tested. If you’re prepared, you can minimize the damage. I refer, of course, to that timeless issue of whether or not to let your friends bring their babies to your Maine wedding. You face two scenarios when it comes to babies at…Read More
How to break the ice at a pre-wedding luncheon
The scene is tense. Families come together for a pre-wedding luncheon. An old girl friend of the groom is there. Yikes! This could get pretty uncomfortable. Fast. What to do? Why it is simple: break into song! I post above for your viewing pleasure that memorable scene from “My Best Friend’s Wedding” when Rupert Everett…Read More