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Wedding Gifts for Parents

Wedding gifts for your parents (and in laws!) doesn’t have to be a tough task. Check out our top 5 wedding gifts for parents that we know they will love!

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Rainy Wedding Advice

A rainy wedding day is something every couple secretly pushes to the back of their minds.  If you don’t think about it, it won’t happen…right??  That’s not always the case BUT we have put together some Rainy Wedding Advice to get you through the day and enjoy it!! Our 2017 wedding season started with a… Continue reading Rainy Wedding Advice

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Wedding Trend We Love: Flowerless Boutonnieres

Boutonnieres…one of the overlooked details that doesn’t really get much thought.  They complete the look for the guys but what if they could be interesting too?  Here at CGE we love unique details.  Things that actually make people stop and admire the intention that went into picking something out. We are seeing so many interesting… Continue reading Wedding Trend We Love: Flowerless Boutonnieres

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5 Must Have Items For Your Wedding Dress

Crochet Hook – This little tool will save you so much time (and sanity) with all your buttons! Friction Stick – Let’s be honest, who actually likes their thighs rubbing together in a big fluffy dress? Use a friction stick (found in the shoe department or where they sell shoe inserts) and your skin can… Continue reading 5 Must Have Items For Your Wedding Dress

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5 Things To Do After Getting Engaged!

After taking some time to yourself and letting the whole idea of engagement sink in…what do you do next??  Here are our 5 things you should do after getting engaged: Get your ring sized! If your honey got the wrong ring size, that’s ok!  Get it sized and show it off! Insure your ring!!  Get… Continue reading 5 Things To Do After Getting Engaged!

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Weddings – Kids or No Kids Allowed?

It’s such a touchy subject for some – are weddings a place for kids?  I have mixed feelings about the topic and if planned for correctly it can be great!  It’s the weddings that children are an afterthought that end up being an issue.  For instance, kids aren’t being supervised by anyone and will help… Continue reading Weddings – Kids or No Kids Allowed?

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Wedding Horror Stories – Getaway Driver

For one of my Vegas weddings the Bride and Groom decided to hire an Elvis impersonator as a surprise to their guests.  We had been over the timeline many times and confirmed all arrival times with vendors so we were ready to surprise their guests with some fun, Vegas style entertainment later in the evening.… Continue reading Wedding Horror Stories – Getaway Driver

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Wedding Horror Stories: Tipsy Bride

The day I had to cut off a bride the moment she walked into her reception was the moment I thought about putting an “eat while getting ready” clause in my contract!  Not that I legally can do that but that’s how crazy it felt. Thankfully the ceremony was great and so sweet!  The photos… Continue reading Wedding Horror Stories: Tipsy Bride

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Wedding Horror Stories – Theft

When you have a smaller venue sometimes you have to get a little creative with your seating plan for guests.  This particular couple decided to have fun stations for dinner, serving their favorite cuisine from all of their travels and cocktail style seating for guests.  With this style of seating you only offer about 65%… Continue reading Wedding Horror Stories – Theft

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Wedding Horror Stories – Cake Disaster

Some couples choose to save with their budget and decide to hire a “friendor” instead of a professional *Read: licensed*  vendor. Over the next few weeks we will be sharing our Wedding Horror Stories series to shine a little light on WHY it’s so important to go through a professional! The following is a real… Continue reading Wedding Horror Stories – Cake Disaster