wedding planning

To Have an Open Bar or Cash Bar For Your Wedding

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 | Filed under: Wedding Drinks, wedding planning, wedding receptions | author: By Keith Sly,    

Open vs Cash BarIts time to raise a glass to bride and groom’s happiness! But wait, how are the guests going to end up with that drink? This is one of the many questions that lead to the inevitable discussion between you and your betrothed: open bar or cash bar? While your guests will love the open bar, you will likely be looking for a place to make budget cuts, and that’s where the cash bar comes in. Read on further for the merits of both a cash bar and an open bar, so you can decide which is right for your wedding.
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Best-Of Our Wedding Budget Tips

Monday, June 11th, 2018 | Filed under: Best Of, Wedding Budget, Wedding Budget Mistakes, Wedding Décor, wedding flowers, Wedding Invitations, wedding planning | author: By Rolf Shick,    

Best-Of Our Wedding Budget TipsNo matter what your wedding budget, you’re likely interested in getting the best wedding for your money, using your wedding funds wisely to bring each of your wedding wishes to life for your ultimate dream wedding experience. We’ve worked with NJ wedding couples on every type of budget you can imagine, and we’re always impressed when our couples and their NJ wedding coordinators make magic from the wedding budget in so many areas of the plans. The best wedding budget-saving tips help you create the details you’ve always wished for, without any savings showing. Your guests will never be able to tell that a particular wedding menu decision, or wedding décor choice, was made with savings in mind. The grand effect of your big day is one of opulence and the best wedding catering in NJ, a fine dining experience for all of your guests in a beautifully-designed ballroom or wedding gardens, with the best champagne flowing, and elegance in every detail.

We invite you to check out our top-viewed, Best-Of wedding blog posts on the following wedding budget topics:
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Including Tweens In Your Wedding Party

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 | Filed under: Bridesmaids, wedding ideas, wedding party, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Tweens In Your Wedding Having young teenagers (or tweens) in your wedding is very exciting for the junior members, but can become challenging for brides and grooms alike. It can be particularly difficult to exclude eleven through sixteen-year-old if they are close family members or the child of an important friend. Certain couples may feel tweens may lack the maturity necessary to fulfill the role of the bridal party, but that children are too old to be a traditional ring bearer or flower girl.

Wedding planners at The Manor can include youngsters into your wedding to make for the most memorable, enthusiastic and energized attendees. By entrusting preteens with unique roles, couples give them a chance to help you shine in the center spotlight.
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How To Plan A Winter Wedding

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 | Filed under: Seasonal Wedding, Wedding Date, wedding planning, winter weddings | author: By Keith Sly,    

Winter WeddingsTemperatures are dropping, snow is falling, and your wedding day is steadily approaching. The magic, beauty, and stillness of the season make winter an ideal time to marry. With a backdrop of glistening icicles, a snow-kissed bride, and the warm glow of your devoted lover to keep you warm, the wedding planners at The Manor can help create a romantic and sentimental winter wedding. Couples, use this guide to bring your dream winter wedding to life.
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How To Choose Your Wedding Venue

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding guests, wedding planning, Wedding Venues | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding VenueWhere you choose to hold your wedding ceremony and reception helps set the tone for your big day. Whether you dream of a beach wedding, a comfortable vineyard, or an elegant ballroom, the experts at The Manor want to share important factors to consider when selecting the perfect venue to celebrate your marriage.
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How To Spot A Wedding Crasher

Thursday, October 5th, 2017 | Filed under: wedding crashers, wedding planning, wedding receptions | author: By Keith Sly,    

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to get dressed up and spend the night dancing eating and drinking with complete strangers-posing as just another wedding guest? The idea of showing up to a wedding uninvited became popular after the movie “Wedding Crashers”. Wedding crashing is the act of attending a wedding celebration without an invitation.

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Wedding Trends: Best Summer Wedding Favors

Friday, August 4th, 2017 | Filed under: Summer Wedding, wedding planning, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

A summer wedding allows couples to dedicate their devoted love to each other under the warm sunshine. Whether you have a beach wedding, or a traditional themed wedding, couples can gift tokens of appreciation to their guests with the perfect summer themed wedding favors. The wedding planners at The Manor have gathered the best summer wedding favor ideas that are sure to delight your guests and brighten their summer day.
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What To Do The Night Before The Wedding

Thursday, July 13th, 2017 | Filed under: Pre-wedding, Wedding checklist, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Night Before WeddingsWhile a wedding day brings much joy, ensuring that you finalize wedding plans the night before the wedding may be overwhelming for brides-to-be. With all of the hard work and planning coming to a close, from the little décor details to anticipating ecstatic emotions of a blissful tomorrow, The Manor has some tips and tricks to calm any pre-wedding jitters.
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Wedding Trends: Planning A Fourth of July Wedding

Monday, July 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Fourth of July Wedding, wedding themes, Wedding Trends, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

July 4th Wedding
The Fourth of July is America’s birthday and a festive holiday for couples to both center and celebrate their wedding. By incorporating unique patriotic flare, a Fourth of July Wedding will highlight American freedom and spark a new chapter united in love. Wedding planners at The Manor have all the festive wedding components from cuisine, bridal party attire, and music to décor, for a truly all-American themed wedding, which guests will celebrate for years to come.
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How to Plan a Destination Wedding

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 | Filed under: Destination Wedding, dream wedding, Honeymoon ideas, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Destination WeddingToday couples have more wedding venue and ceremony options outside the traditional chapel. Destination weddings allow couples to pack their bags, and get married in a dream location.  From tying the knot in the warm sand, whisked away in the mountains, historical landmark, or in the heart of a big city, a destination wedding can feel like the ultimate bliss as well as a honeymoon in one. With the many exotic options to choose from, every couple will find a destination that best suits their taste. To plan a dream wedding in a getaway location, couples should consider important logistics to ensure your big day will be everything you hoped for. Sit back and grab your plane ticket, the Manor has gathered advice from far and wide to advise you how to plan a destination wedding. Read more…

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