Category Archives: Weddings

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The History Behind Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties

A person’s life changes after marriage. That’s not a bad thing. But before you make the leap, you may want a final moment of remembrance for everything that’s come before. Get together with the friends and family who have been …
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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!