Category: Weddings & Special Events

Lights, Camera, Ambiance

By Eileen Majors THE FOOD [media-credit name=”Cheeseboard Catering Co” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Catering is one of the largest costs for many couples today.    Remember that options are endless for this part of the wedding. The Bridal Association of America reports that the average catering bill for a wedding with 150 guests, lands just under $12,250, which equates to about $82 per person. I have seen it done for about one tenth of that cost, but it will take a host of volunteers who know what they are doing to pull it off. I got lucky at my wedding as one of...

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From Catering to Venues for Your Reno Area Wedding

By Melissa Wynn Weddings come in all shapes and sizes and nowhere showcases that truth better than Reno, the wedding capitol of our neighborhood. Whether you are planning a black tie, gala event or a simple affair your guests expect to eat, drink and be merry.  So, who will do the cooking?  Many brides and grooms believe they only need a caterer if they are planning a traditional sit down meal for hundreds. However, this is not the case. Most caterers happily handle any style or size wedding or other event, we were told by the ladies at Cheese...

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Honeymoons and Romance In The Deep Woods

By Melissa Wynn [media-credit name=”Lassen National Park” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit] There is nothing more natural than that once in a lifetime romance that blooms on your honeymoon. Where better to nurture those special feelings than smack dab in the middle of nature itself, the deep woods? Are you an adventurous couple that prefers hiking, campfire light and crystalline lakes?  Pick a secluded campsite near Lake Almanor and spend your honeymoon in a handcrafted tipi from 2 Feathers Tipi. This unique experience includes delivery with set up and pick up. How cool is that? Just secure a campsite and call 530-816-0635...

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Picture Perfect Makeup Tips For Your Wedding Day

By A R Mallett [media-credit name=”bigstockphoto.com” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Wedding photographs are  a precious memory of a wonderful day.  Here are a few tips on looking your best. Don’t use products containing SPF (sun protection factor) as they can cause white flashback in pictures.  There are some cosmetic lines available with non-reflective SPF. Primer ensures smooth coverage. Experiment with foundation to find one that gives you a flawless complexion and matches your natural color perfectly. Use a little matte blusher so you don’t look pale in the pictures. Use eye shadow primer to prevent creasing. Eye makeup should be soft, subtle...

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Wedding Hot Spots In The Woods

[media-credit name=”Cheeseboard Catering Co” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit] Imagine your wedding day surrounded by your closest family and friends, magnificent gardens and a backdrop of blue mountain skies, serene forest and flowing creeks, creating memories that will last a lifetime. The Twenty Mile House offers you all this in a fashion as “green” as the forest. They will even make your an expertly crafted organic wedding cake. This historic stage coach stop built in 1854 on the Middle Fork of the Feather River offers you and your guests an exclusive experience on a secluded 200 acre eco-estate, including beautiful gardens, private...

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