How To Plan A Bachelor Party

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 | Filed under: Bachelor Party Ideas, Best Man, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Just as every bride looks forward to her pre-wedding festivities, every groom-to-be looks forward to his bachelor party. It’s the last hoorah for him and his closest buddies to come together for one usually epic celebration. Whether he wants to relax poolside with a cigar or have a boy’s weekend in a big city, The Manor has expert tips to throw your guest of honor a bachelor party he will never forget from planning a trip to outlandish customs.
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How To Set The Date Of Your Wedding

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | Filed under: Holiday Wedding, Wedding Date, wedding ideas, Wedding Invitations, Wedding Planners, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    


After the blissful excitement of getting engaged, not too soon after will friends and family begin to ask, “When’s the wedding?” With the national average engagement lasting about 15 months, selecting the date of your wedding can be stressful. Before you mail out your save-the-dates, the wedding planners at The Manor share important factors to consider in this step-by-step guide to selecting the date of your wedding.
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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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How To Plan A Halloween Themed Wedding

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Filed under: Halloween Wedding, Seasonal Wedding, wedding themes | author: By Keith Sly,    


Theme weddings are gaining popularity especially weddings happening on or around All Hollow’s Eve. Perhaps you and your spouse met on Halloween, or share a unique love for the spooky holiday, rest assure a Halloween themed wedding can be tastefully planned to ensure it is eerie and elegant as opposed to gruesome and ghostly. The wedding planners at The Manor share how you can incorporate Halloween festivities and décor to create one Spook-tacular wedding. Read more…

What Are the Top Bridal Shower Trends?

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 | Filed under: Bridal Shower, Bridal Shower Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Your bridal shower is a special day that leads up to your wedding. Though brides are often asked their opinion to help others happily plan, bridal shower there are emerging trends that are sure to please both the bride and her groom-to-be. From a combination Jack and Jill party to a swanky location to brainstorming the myriad of gifts and centerpieces, the wedding experts at The Manor will shower you with recent top bridal shower trends you should include when planning a bridal shower.
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Wedding Trends: How To Plan The Best Engagement Photo Shoot

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 | Filed under: Engagement photos, Photography | author: By Keith Sly,    

Whether recently engaged one week, one month or one year, your engagement photo shoot is one wedding planning event most couple happily anticipate. Often, you will want to select one of your model-worthy images for your save-the-date cards. Your engagement shoot serves as a time to get to know your wedding photographer. If the photographer can beautifully capture all your love through a lens, your wedding day photos will be that much more stunning.

With new trends emerging, the wedding planners at The Manor share what makes for the best engagement shoot, with ideas from including your pets to a scenic backdrop. Before you say cheese, follow these tips for picture worth a million words.
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How To Plan A Fall Themed Wedding

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 | Filed under: Fall weddings, Wedding Favors, wedding flowers, wedding themes | author: By Keith Sly,    

As summer “falls” into autumn, couples choosing to marry in September, October and November will reap many benefits exclusive to the season. From spiced seasonal favorites, harvest décor featuring rich rust colors to the changing crisp weather, a fall wedding can harness all the warmth of a blissful romance for many couples. Whether your wedding falls before Halloween or around Thanksgiving, the wedding planners at The Manor offer inspirational options for planning a fall themed wedding.
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Best Man and Maid of Honor Responsibilities

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 | Filed under: Best Man, Maid of Honor, Pre-wedding | author: By Keith Sly,    

When it comes to preparing the bride and groom prepare for their blissful wedding day both the best man and the maid of honor have their own specific responsibilities and tasks. From selecting tuxedos and dresses to planning the pre-wedding parties, both roles are equally important. Wedding planners at The Manor break down the wide range of wedding planning duties that both the best man and the maid of honor must devotedly uphold.
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Top 10 Rehearsal Dinner Trends

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 | Filed under: Rehearsal Dinner, Rehearsal Planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Fine DiningTraditionally many couples hold a rehearsal dinner the night before the wedding. In a relaxed atmosphere, the bride and groom can spend quality time reflecting on moments culminating to their big day while happily surrounded by close family and friends. Once customary for the groom’s family to organize and host this soiree, today however, couples host themselves or opt for both sets of parents to host this special night.

The rehearsal dinner now breaks free of its traditional setting and rituals. From upscale dining and custom cocktails to sophisticated décor, The Manor proposes these top 10 rehearsal dinner trends to inspire couples and show guests a touch of your loving devotion for one another. Here’s a toast to planning your special celebratory rehearsal dinner. Read more…

Wedding Trend: Having Your Pet In The Wedding

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 | Filed under: Pet Friendly Wedding, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Pet owners know their four-legged friends are a big part of their life, and often considered family. For couples getting married having their pets present for their big day is essential. Incorporating pets into weddings is a practice is growing in popularity. From cats and dogs to more unexpected pets, being creative with how to incorporate these animals into your wedding is sure to make some social media-worthy pictures. The wedding planners at The Manor have everything you need to know to successfully showcase your fur baby on your upcoming nuptials.
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