A Cake to Cut and Sweets to Serve

It is tradition at a wedding for bride and groom to cut the cake and serve it to their guests. Lately we are seeing a spin on this tradition, yes, there is a cake to cut but you no longer have a cake and eat it too. Many couples are opting for a more personalized dessert bar for their guests to enjoy. Not only does a dessert bar allow the personalities of both the bride and groom to shine through, it gives your guests an interactive and customizable experience. So you’ve decided to have a dessert bar at your wedding, where do you start? Think back to your childhood, do you have a favorite...

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Traditions

Whether you are having a traditional or untraditional wedding, chances are some tradition will sneak its way in. Here are just a few elements common to weddings and where they come from in history. The Date If you have picked a wedding date in the month of June, a very popular time to get married, it falls back to Roman tradition. The name of the month of June comes from the Roman goddess Juno, goddess protecting women, particularly through marriage and childbirth. The Cake Again, going back to Roman times, it was customary to break bread over the heads of the bride and groom, sprinkling them...

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Making the ordinary extraordinary

When it comes to your wedding the only thing that should be the same as the next couple getting married is the life-long commitment. Yes, ceremonies and receptions may be similar but the difference lies in the details. It’s the bespoke details that will set your event apart. There are so many aspects that are customizable for your big day; there is no way to cover them all but here are some ideas for inspiration. For Your Guests For guests that are traveling to your wedding a welcome bag or basket is the perfect personal touch. You can customize the contents specific to the individual guest...

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Tyrel’s Top Five Wedding Venues In And Near Edmonton

The Wedgwood Room at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald When you think Fairmont Hotel, what comes to mind? - Beautiful properties, historical landmarks, gourmet food, and service that goes above and beyond. The Fairmont Hotel MacDonald is no exception. The property offers several event rooms but my personal favorite is the Wedgwood Room. The Wedgwood Room offers an exceptional view of Edmonton’s river valley and a dome filled with intricate details just like what you would find on Wedgwood china. This event room can hold between 100-110 guests for the reception and 120 guests for the ceremony. http...

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