Category Archives: Trends

Four Surprising (and Slightly Strange) Wedding Traditions from Around the World

We talk a fair amount about wedding trends and traditions here in America. But what about the rest of the world? After all, marriage isn’t unique to this country. In fact, most countries having been getting hitched far longer than …
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Advantages of Weekday Weddings

Weddings are seen as very traditional affairs that appear to follow certain unwritten rules. But the truth is, a lot has changed about weddings, even in more modern times. For example, less than a century ago, weddings almost always took place on …
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Should You See Each Other Before the Wedding?

While wedding trends and styles are constantly changing, there are a few traditions that virtually everyone follows. The bride wears white. The best man and maid of honor give speeches. The ceremony ends with the newly married couple kissing. The …
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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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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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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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Great Ideas for Fall Baby Showers

You might not want to accept it, but summer is almost over. The good news is that means it’s almost time for fall. Deep, beautiful red, yellow, and orange leaves will soon cover the trees. The smell of spice and …
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Perfect Locations for Fall Honeymoons

While many will argue that spring is the primetime for a wedding, there’s something truly unique about the autumn atmosphere. The deep colors, temperatures that aren’t too hot or too cold, the smell of spices and bonfires in the air. …
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Sneak Peek: How 2016’s Pantone Colors Will Affect Wedding Season

It’s official Pantone announced it’s colors of the year for 2016. Yes, you read that right. There’s no need for a double take. For the first time in history, Pantone’s color of the year isn’t just one color it’s multiple …
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The Best BBQ-related Gifts

With the holidays literally right around the corner (seriously, can you believe that Christmas is less than two weeks away?), we’ve been trying to come up with ideas for what to give our loved ones this holiday season. And, since …
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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!