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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The Journey to Fabulous Wedding Hair

This may go against what another stylist might tell you, but when it comes to wedding hair, I don’t believe in doing a trial run. That’s not to say we don’t need to meet and discuss your plans, in fact the sooner we meet post-engagement, the better. Fabulous hair is a journey. Your wedding day is no ordinary day, so it’s okay to want an extraordinary hairstyle. The best updos require a solid foundation. In the time before your wedding, you will want to build that foundation by coming in for regular maintenance, even if you are trying to grow out your hair, you need a microtrim to keep the...

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Signature Cocktails

2016 is a leap year and when the year gives you an extra day, it makes sense to spend it sipping cocktails. I was lucky enough to be invited to judge a cocktail competition at El Cortez restaurant featuring Patron Tequila. The bartenders that participated included Sarah and Nick from Harts Table, Chuck Elves from Three Boars, Brandon from El Cortez, Brad from Canadian Brewhouse in Camrose, Cole from Ampersand 27, Evan and Jordan from Bar Clementine, and Josh from Solstice Seasonal Cuisine. Edmonton is clearly a city filled with tremendous talent and creativity when it comes to cocktail making...

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