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Real Weddings - Erika and Paul - Lake Of Isles

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Real Weddings – Erika and Paul – Lake Of Isles, N. Stonington, CT.     Erika and Paul were married in an outdoor wedding ceremony at the Preston Ridge Winery.  They then moved onto their reception at the Lake Of Isles for cocktails, dinner and dancing. Erika and Paul wanted an elegant but FUN reception…. we certainly delivered!   Erika and Paul’s Introduction Music: Queen – You’re My Best Friend / Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson (Instrumental) / Blue Oyster Cult – Burnin’ For You Erika and Paul’s First Dance: The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 miles) Erika and her Fathers Song: Jimmy Buffett – Delaney Talks to Statues Paul and his Mothers Song: The Beatles – In My Life Erika and Paul’s Cake Cutting Song: Cake – Short Skirt Long Jacket Erika and Paul’s Last Dance: Billy Joel – Piano Man Songs That Rocked The Dance Floor at Erika and Paul’s Wedding: Liectensteiner Polka Tarantella (Napoletana version) Chumbawamba – Tub Thumping Earth, Wind and Fire – September Erika and Paul’s Most Memorable

Cheers....7 Tips for Giving the Best Wedding Toast

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Cheers….7 Tips for Giving the Best Wedding Toast.   Congrats! You’ve been asked to give a speech at a wedding in the near future. It may seem nerve-wracking to get up and give a speech in front of all those family members and friends. There’s no need to feel that way. We’ve got some tips and tricks to help you give a killer toast guests are sure to rave about long after the party’s over. Introduce yourself  There’s bound to be guests there that don’t know who you are. If you’ve only met their fiancĂ©(e) a handful of times, chances are you won’t recognize a lot of their friends and family members. Before you begin your speech, introduce yourself! NEVER, NEVER say “For those of you who don’t know me…..”. By that time EVERYONE knows who you are! Tell people in a few words how you know the bride or groom so they have a better understanding of your relationship to the newlyweds.   Tell a story  Throw it back to your days in school by telling an old story about the bride or groom. Do you have