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Throwing an Anniversary Party

For the first years of marriage, anniversaries tend to be a more intimate celebration between spouses. You go out to a nice restaurant. Maybe you attend a show or book a hotel. It’s a moment for affection and reflection. But …
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Lexington vs. Eastern – What is North Carolina Style BBQ?

BBQ is something that gets taken very seriously, especially in certain regions of the US. Take North Carolina, for example. Though the common man will often mention Tennessee or Texas when talking about BBQ, the passion is just as fiery …
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Getting People to Come to Your Event

Planning an event isn’t easy. Even for those who enjoy it, there’s a lot of work to be done. You need to figure out a time and place, coordinate decorations, plan entertainment, calculate and order food/drink, send out invites, and …
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Wedding Invites in 2017: Is it Time for Digital Wedding Invites

Mailing a letter is a rare thing these days. Especially amongst younger people. They probably don’t even have stamps at home. They might not even know how to buy stamps. Sure, there’s the occasional package that needs to be sent …
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Christmas/Holiday Party Checklist

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Bells will be ringing and people are singing and…whatever the next line of that song is. Of course, one of the best parts of the holiday season is all the wonderful parties …
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Making an Amazing Party Playlist that Everyone Loves

Music is the glue that holds a party together. Even in the most awkward and quite of gatherings, if there is music, there is hope. Trouble is, music can be very subjective. The favorite song of one person sounds likes …
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New Year’s Eve Party Themes

Just when we were starting to like 2016, it went and ended on us. But before we say goodbye, we can share one last celebration together. Whether you had a good year or a bad year, you can still end …
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Kill the Winter Blues with a BBQ Party

If you’re like us, you’ve been invited to more holiday parties than you can fit into your schedule. While holiday parties are great, they can all kind of bleed together. Why not shake things up a bit? Skip throwing your …
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Winter Wedding Tips

There are two types of people in the world: those who view this season as a magical winter-wonderland, and those who see snow as some sort of unholy punishment for mankind’s sins. It’s possibly you hold both viewpoints, depending on …
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Thanksgiving Office Party Ideas

It seems like summer just ended, and here we are closing in on Thanksgiving. The good news is, well, we’re closing in on Thanksgiving. Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It consists of our five favorite F’s: Food, Family, Friends, Fun, and …
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True barbeque as practiced in the American South has 4
main ingredients- quality meats, low temperatures, wood
burning for flavor enhancement, and lots and lots of
patience, which is exactly what we do here at Rudy’s
Smokehouse.
All Glory be to God!