Category Archives: Tips

Tips for Corporate Holiday Parties

With Halloween passing and Thanksgiving coming up fast, we are officially entering the holiday party season. It may feel like you have plenty of time to get your office/company/organization’s Christmas or holiday party together, but the weeks are slipping by.  It’s …
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 The Perfect Rehearsal Dinner

You might not have realized this before, but your wedding rehearsal is the last event you and your spouse will attend as an unmarried couple. You want it to be special. Unfortunately, it comes right in the midst of the …
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Why You Should Hire a Caterer

Parties and events should have food. It doesn’t matter if it’s a birthday, a holiday party, a corporate event, a formal gathering to watch the solar eclipse, or a wedding. The people showing up are going to want something to consume.  That …
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Charcoal vs. Wood Chips: What Makes Better BBQ?

There are two types of people who make BBQ: those who like it, and those how love it. For those who simply enjoy it for what it is, they’ll often use cooking methods that are convenient when prepping their BBQ.  The end result …
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How to Actually Pay for Your Wedding

Weddings can be expensive. It’s a trend that’s gone on for a while now, and the forming at that tradition is a story in itself.   The short version is, grand, expensive event weddings used to be exclusive to upper class …
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Throwing a Country Wedding

Weddings are usually stereotyped as prim, proper, and clean. While many love the perfectly crafted elegance of an old-fashioned church, modern venue, or scenic golf course, others find it stuffy. They want a little rawness. They want to smell and …
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Choosing Your Wedding Colors

Once you have a date and location set for your wedding, it’s time to choose some colors. Though it might seem like a small part of a grand picture, the colors you choose will play in many elements to come, …
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Choosing a Wedding Reception MC

There is one very noticeable part of a wedding reception that is tragically overlooked. The MC. The MC (or master of ceremonies) is essentially the announcer for the post-ceremony activities. Everyone will see and hear and them, and it is …
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Easy Ways to Save on Wedding Costs

Weddings are a lot of things. Romantic. Beautiful. Wonderful. Magical. Ceremonious. Memorable. And expensive. Left unchecked, the cost of a wedding can escalate faster than gasoline prices during an oil shortage. For those who don’t have family fronting the bill …
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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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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!