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The Evolution of the Wedding Reception

wedding guest entertainment

Cake and punch wedding receptions are a thing of the past. Today’s brides and grooms want their reception to pack a punch. Wedding guest entertainment is the name of the game. The Knot conducts an annual survey on the trends in the wedding industry. Their most recent survey revealed that 41% of couples include wedding…

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The Art of a Love Song

first dance songs

First dance songs are usually love songs. Love is the most powerful force on earth. It is the very lifeblood of a marriage, which is why a love song is such a good choice for your first dance. As a professional wedding DJ, I really appreciate the craftsmanship of good love songs. There are many…

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Thank-you note etiquette

thank-you note etiquette

Thank-you note etiquette never changes, even with our culture’s growing menu of communication options. In other words, you should send your thank-you notes on personal stationary or nice thank-you cards. Emails, Facebook messaging, texting, and phone calls don’t cut it.  Each note should be personal.  Fill-in the blank notes are worse than sending no note…

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Second marriage wedding etiquette

second marriage wedding etiquette

As times change, wedding etiquette evolves. We work with Ottawa couples of all ages and backgrounds, including those getting married a second time.  In fact, something like one of three weddings involve couples where at least one of you has been married before.  Because this is so common, let’s look at second marriage wedding etiquette…

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Keep a sense of humor when planning your wedding

stress free wedding planning

Typical Ottawa weddings require over one-thousand decisions on your part. Wow! That’s a lot! The key to stress-free wedding planning is a sense of humor and a well-organized wedding plan. Stress free wedding planning begins with a good laugh! Watch the video above for some good laughs. Even more, watch it as a tutorial on…

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“No mistakes in the Tango, Donna, not like life”

no-limits-entertainment

Welcome to the world of ‘no limits entertainment!’ This is a classic scene from “The Scent of a Woman.” Al Pacino’s character is blind. That doesn’t stop him from dazzling a young woman on the dance floor with a tango. She voices her concerns about making a mistake, which prompts Pacino to utter that famous…

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How not to buy a gift for your sweetheart

wife gift

Your future wife is your sweetheart for life. Keep that in mind as you read this blogpost that explores the challenge of the perfect wife gift. Men, you are entering an area of opportunity … and landmines! Beware, a false move can get you in the dog house faster than you can say “vacuum cleaner!”…

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Why you want a large guest list for your wedding celebration

wedding guest list

Your wedding guest list should be big, no, make that huge! Your marriage may depend upon it! Let me explain. A couple of professors at Emory University conducted a study on weddings and marriage. One of their findings was pretty amazing. The more people you invite to your wedding, the more likely your marriage will…

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Wedding guest list advice

wedding guest list advice

Who NOT to invite to your wedding, that is the question! Few issues cause more friction in the wedding planning process than the guest list. Here is some wedding guest list advice to simplify the process. Wedding guest list anguish takes many forms: —> Your budget is limited, so you can’t afford to invite everybody…

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What style of wedding photography is right for you?

wedding photography styles

Your wedding day presents rich photographic opportunities. The question is, of the four most popular wedding photography styles, which is right for you? Think of the delightful moments you’ll want recorded forever: your entrance and the wedding vows; the cake cutting and the first dance; and the entire celebratory fervor which Midnight Music helps to…

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