Category Archives: Weddings

Rehearsal Dinner 101 – What to Do Before the Big Day

Rehearsal dinners have become the norm in the wedding tradition. With the addition of another day of hosting, it can become a stressful endeavor all on its own. Before the big day, take into consideration these tips that will help …
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Increase Wedding Day Joy with Some Delicious BBQ

There’s something about barbeque that just makes people happy. Whether it’s ribs, chicken, steak, coleslaw, or anything in-between, we’re happier when we have barbeque. It lightens our mood and makes for a joyous occasion. Here are a few reasons you …
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Reduce Wedding Day Stress – Use a Professional Caterer

You’ve done all of the work to plan this day. You’ve invited the guest, planned the event from beginning to end, decided who should sit where ensured every detail is just right. You are someone who wholeheartedly believes “if you …
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Popular Wedding Trends for 2018

It’s a new year, which means there’s a new list of trends to keep up with. If you or someone you know is getting married this year, we’ve put together a few suggestions and design choices to keep you in …
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Winter Wedding Photo Prep – Making Sure Your Wedding Party is Ready

In recent years, winter weddings have become increasingly popular. They’re more affordable, venues are easier to book, and attendees schedules are generally more open. One of the best parts of a winter of a winter wedding, however, is the photography. …
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Planning a Surprise Engagement Party

Post-engagement parties have grown in both popularity and size in recent years. What was once a humble gathering of parents and a close friend or two is now a full-blown celebration of what’s to come. It’s a wonderful time when …
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Writing a Best Man/Maid of Honor Speech

Best man and maid of honor speeches are great in theory. The best friends of the bride and groom get up and tell a funny/heart-warming story, followed by a beautiful statement of how much they appreciate them as people.  But in …
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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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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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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!