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Wedding Reception

The wedding reception is where the party really starts. It's where you and your guests will celebrate your 'I dos' with drinking, dancing, mixing and mingling. Find out how to choose the best venue for you, plan your reception timeline, and of course, how to choose the menu.

6 Ways to Serve Pumpkin at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
If you love autumnal eats, then adding a few pumpkin dishes to your wedding menu is an absolute must.
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5 Tips for Designing Your Wedding Bar
Food & Beverage
Wedding bars don’t have to be boring! Here’s a few ways to make yours pack a punch and match your theme.
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9 Iconic Canadian Dishes to Serve at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
Canadians have created some pretty mouthwatering dishes. We suggest that you add a few to your wedding menu.
Wedding Cake Tasting 101
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Before you head out to meet with any bakers there are a few things you should know. Here are the basics of wedding cake tasting.
19 Muskoka Wedding Venues That’ll Make You Want to Get Married in Cottage Country
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Are you on the hunt for a cottage-y wedding venue in Muskoka or The Kawarthas? Here are a few of our favourite locations.
13 Winter Wedding Cakes We’re Absolutely Obsessed With
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Tying the knot in one of the colder months? If you want a dessert that matches the season, check out these winter wedding cakes for inspiration.
25 Things You Shouldn’t Say In Your Wedding Speech
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Finished penning your wedding speech? Take a quick read-through to make sure you didn’t add in any of these.
7 Thanksgiving-Inspired Appetizers for Your Wedding Menu
Food & Beverage
Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving food? Here are a few traditional dishes that have been transformed to fit your wedding cocktail hour.
Wedding Speeches: Who Gives Them?
Speeches & Traditions
Once everyone has made it into the reception, it’s time for speeches to begin. So, who exactly makes a toast? We’ve got the lowdown.
19 Rustic Wedding Cake Designs We’re Totally Obsessed With
Cake & Sweets
On the hunt for a gorgeous rustic wedding cake design? Here are a few of our favourite ideas at the moment.
12 Edible Wedding Favour Ideas Your Guests Will Love
Edible wedding favours are the perfect thank-you gifts to give if your and your partner are total foodies. Here are a few of our faves.
5 Watermelon Cocktails Worth Serving at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
Make your bar menu more refreshing by adding a watermelon cocktail featuring everyone’s favourite summer fruit.
5 Canadian Desserts You Should Be Adding to Your Wedding Menu
Cake & Sweets
French macarons and Italian cannolis may be sweet, but why not add some Canadian desserts to your spread for a bit of homegrown flavour?
6 Fun Frozen Desserts to Serve at Your Summer Wedding
Cake & Sweets
Can’t decide which dessert to serve at your summer wedding? Here are a few of our favourite frozen treats.
Open Bar vs. Cash Bar at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
Can’t decide whether an open bar or cash bar belongs at your reception? Here are all the pros and cons to think about.
5 Ways to Add Flowers to Your Wedding Cake
Cake & Sweets
Want to make your wedding cake extra dreamy? Give it some flower power! There’s more than one way to do it.
How to Create Your Signature Wedding Cocktails
Food & Beverage
Every good wedding bar has a signature cocktail or two. Here’s how to create a drinks menu that’ll knock your guests’ socks off.
7 Champagne Cocktails Worth Serving at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
Up your champagne game by adding a few of these bubbly cocktails to your cocktail hour menu. Your guests will definitely be going back for seconds.