Showing posts from September 3, 2017

Real Weddings - Emily and Brian - The Patterson Club, Fairfield, CT

  Such a beautiful couple on such a wonderful day. Emily and Brian’s wedding reception at the extraordinary Patterson Club in Fairfield, CT, was filled with a fun loving wedding party of family and friends.  The guests wasted no time packing the dance floor and making this one of our most memorable receptions of the year. Emily and Brian’s Introduction Music: Avicii – Levels – Levels (Custom Edit) / Rolling Stones – Start Me Up Emily and Brian’s First Dance: Ray LaMontagne – You Are The Best Thing Emily and her Fathers Song: Zac Brown – I’ll Be Your Man Brian and his Mothers Song: James Taylor – How Sweet It Is Emily and Brian’s Last Dance: Eddie Money – Take Me Home Tonight Songs That Rocked The Dance Floor at Emily and Brian’s Wedding: Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel Isley Brothers – Shout Luke Bryan – Country Girl Shake It For Me AC/DC – Shook You All Night Long Thanks to Bruce from  Bruce Plotkin Photography  for the wonderful pictures….. be sure to visit his website.  

5 Frivolous Wedding Details that will Rack up your Wedding Budget by Cori Locklin

As you plan your wedding, you will find that around every corner lies another opportunity for a costly add-on or upgrade. Many brides are quick to nod yes to every seemingly fabulous idea and little extra presented to them. Hey – when youre spending upwards of $30,000 – whats another $300? Its an easy conclusion to make when swept up in the chaotic sea of wedding planning. But if you’re on a budget, the easiest way to stick to it is to just say no. For what seems now like an idea that you absolutely cannot forego will eventually wind up as just another unnoticed wedding detail that buried you further into wedding-induced debt. Here are some popular wedding details and extras that you can live without, and neither you nor your guests will be the wiser: The Champagne Toast: Almost every reception site offers to pass a champagne toast to all of your guests for a $200-$400 fee. Dont do it – its a waste. Many of your guests will simply take a sip and set the glass down – or not take a sip a