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August 2019

cash bar
Budget
August 19, 2019

Is a cash bar tacky at a wedding?

According to The Knot, the average couple spends $2365 on booze at their wedding. That’s a chunk of change! So what will your guests think if you go with a cash bar to save money? For starters, very few weddings feature cash bars any more. The Knot tells us only 8% of weddings used them in 2017, down from ten percent just two years earlier. The reason the vast majority of couples prefer a hosted bar over a cash bar is weddings are a big deal. Your guests have already made a financial investment by just being there when you…
The Wedding March
Ceremony
August 12, 2019

The Wedding March was good enough for Queen Victoria. How about you?

The great classical composer, Felix Mendelssohn, composed the Wedding March in C major in 1842. Today it is known as THE ‘classic’ wedding recessional song. Its triumphant melody never ceases to move wedding guests as a newly married couple march to their destiny, guided by love. Interestingly, Mendelssohn composed the piece as a music setting for William Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. However, the piece became wedding gold when it was selected to be played at the royal wedding of Victoria and Prince Frederick of Prussia on January 25th, 1858. A typical modern wedding is likely to feature a…
anatomy of a wedding ceremony
Ceremony
August 5, 2019

How a wedding ceremony works

Religion, customs, and style will mold your Cincinnati wedding ceremony. Nonetheless, most ceremonies feature fairly typical elements. Let's look at the anatomy of a wedding ceremony. The Anatomy of a Wedding Ceremony Prelude music: Nice, soft music is typically played while your guests are seated. Many couples hire live musicians to play romantic, classical music. A growing number use a DJ (like us) for higher quality sound and greater flexibility in the music played. Pre-processional ceremony: This is when the mothers are seated. It’s nice to play special music for this tender moment. The procession: Bridesmaids process in to lovely…