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Indian Influences in Western Weddings

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If you're familiar with Indian culture or have ever watched a Bollywood film, then you know that the wedding is a quintessential. Indian weddings are spectacular, colorful, and spare no expense. It's a joyful occasion where the whole family is invited and often lasts for days. The dramatic flair and grandiose ...

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Allergy Free Weddings

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Besides celebrating the union of two special people, wedding guests most look forward to enjoying a special meal.  They know the food is going to be delicious and unlike anything they ever had before. This makes it crucial for the wedding couple to ensure that the food is hot and ...

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Bridal Party Reveals

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Recently, brides are getting more creative when asking their bridesmaids and maid/matron of honor to be a part of their bridal party. Now, “bridal party reveals” are a thing and there’s no end to the number of ways brides can pop the question to their best girls. Puzzles or Crosswords Brides are ...

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Wedding Reception Seating Plans

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One of the most daunting tasks of wedding planning is planning the seating for the reception. While it may seem like it will be simple when you start, issues with seating reveal themselves as you begin to work on the plan and couples soon begin to stress and worry about ...

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Wedding Traditions to Keep or Not to Keep

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Norman Lemcke at the Essex Room, the North Shore’s premier wedding venue, discusses both old and new wedding traditions and what to consider for your nuptials.   John Maher: Hey, I'm John Maher and I'm here today with Norman Lemcke, Social Media Director at The Essex Room, a wedding and event venue ...

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2017 Wedding Trends

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Fresh, clean, and simple is the overall theme for many 2017 weddings, and here’s your guide to the hottest trends this year in wedding dresses, 2017 Wedding Dresses This year’s bridal gowns will feature high necks, delicate lace, and clean lines. Sleeved gowns, especially those featuring lace appliques on sheer fabric will ...

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Wedding Hashtags

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More internet savvy brides and grooms are using wedding hashtags on popular social media websites to share details about their wedding and special photos and announcements. Should you use a wedding hashtag? Find out now with the Director of Social Media at the Essex Room.   John Maher: Hi, I'm John Maher ...

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2017 Catering Trends

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Catering is an important part of many different types of events, including birthdays, anniversaries, business meetings, weddings, and other celebrations. Here are this year’s top catering trends and how you can create a menu for your event that your guests will love. Local Food and Drink Let your guests experience the best ...

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Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue

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  Choosing a wedding venue can be difficult because there are many factors to consider, including location, parking accommodations, decorations, and of course, price. Here are some questions to ask your potential wedding venues in order to get a feel for whether or not they’re the right venue for you. How Do ...

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Same Sex Weddings

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Find out how to plan same sex weddings with ease at the Essex Room – North Shore’s premier wedding and event venue.   John Maher: Hi I'm John Maher and I'm here today with Norman Lemcke, Social Media Director at The Essex Room, a wedding and event venue in Essex Massachusetts. Today ...

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