THE MOST NEW YORK CITY WEDDING EVER? THESE NEWLYWEDS HAD

THE MOST NEW YORK CITY WEDDING EVER? THESE NEWLYWEDS HAD
They prepared everything well but just forget the Pizza Rat. A couple from Cobble Hill threw one of the most New York weddings in history — tying the knot on the Staten Island Ferry and then holding their reception on a packed 1 train during Friday rush-hour. Video footage posted to Youtube on Monday shows ...

Personalized Can Coolers – Fun Wedding Favors

Personalized Can Coolers - Fun Wedding Favors
You know, those can “cooler” sleeves that keep your canned beverages cold while keeping your hands warm? Yep, koozies. If there’s one thing we have too many of in the kitchen it has to be can “koozies.” Now this might seem like a different kind of wedding favor, but that’s what we love – different! ...

Give You Tips for Having a Cigar Bar at Your Wedding

Give You Tips for Having a Cigar Bar at Your Wedding
A cigar bar is the perfect fun and sophisticated amenity they’ll definitely enjoy. We got the scoop from Michael Herklots, vice president of retail and brand development at Nat Sherman International, on having a cigar bar at your reception—from the cigar bar itself to wine and cocktail pairings, and everything in between. Here’s some need-to-know ...

Actually What’s the Basic Wedding Reception Timeline?

Actually What's the Basic Wedding Reception Timeline?
Q: Could you please give a rough timeline of the following events: receiving line, cocktail hour, first dance, champagne toast, best man’s and maid of honor’s speeches, dinner and cake cutting? I’m so clueless! I’m not certain about the order of events at the wedding reception. A: Absolutely, good question! Here’s the basic order of ...

Delicious Wedding Cake and Cupcakes

Delicious Wedding Cake and Cupcakes
What if you want to serve cupcakes but still have a traditional wedding cake to cut too? Simple – serve both! I love the idea of serving cupcakes at a wedding reception. They’re fun and functional. And everyone loves cupcakes! This is a fun concept – have a small, one tier wedding cake as the ...

Do You Know How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Date

Do You Know How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Date
With a little over a year to plan, you have time to check everything off your list—from finding your wedding dress (which can take 9 to 11 months) to booking your wedding reception venue (some are booked a year in advance). Consider the following to pick a day that’s both practical and personal. You’re engaged? ...

Introducing How to Cut Costs on Your Reception Menu

Introducing How to Cut Costs on Your Reception Menu
Unimpressed with standard catering fare and looking to make his mark on the culinary landscape, Chef Matthew Antoun started Modern Art Catering in 2010, a full-service caterer focused on innovative cuisine and personalized experiences. And while that may sound expensive, Antoun believes that even foodies on a budget can achieve the ultimate wedding menu experience. ...

Tell You Official Rundown of Mother of the Groom Duties

Tell You Official Rundown of Mother of the Groom Duties
These days, both moms take on significant roles in the planning process, especially if the two families are sharing the financial burden. No matter what the case, here’s what’s typically expected of the mother of the groom. In the past, the bride’s mother has absorbed most of the prewedding responsibilities, while the groom’s family assumed ...

Why Your Wedding Actually Is the Perfect Place to Play Matchmaker

Why Your Wedding Actually Is the Perfect Place to Play Matchmaker
When my husband and I were wedding planning, one of the things we were most excited about was connecting all of our rockstar guests. So we created mini-books featuring everyone and introducing them to each other—and yes, giving a shout-out to our single-and-ready-to-mingle friends! Our guests loved it so much that we spent our first ...

Traditional Wedding Reception Timeline

Traditional Wedding Reception Timeline
We’ve strung together a timeline, based on a traditional cocktail hour and a four-hour reception, to give you an hour-by-hour guide to the day’s postceremonial events. Get your stopwatches ready—the wedding reception countdown is about to begin. replica watches So you want your wedding reception to be the most talked about of the century, but ...