Category Archives: Tips

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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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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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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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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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!