4 Steps to Renting a Wedding Tent

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Renting a wedding tent can turn any backyard, park, or beach in to a magical wedding venue. But renting a wedding tent for your wedding can be frustrating. It seems like it should be so simple, but somehow it’s always more complicated than you think! We break it down in to four easy steps for you. 1. Know your terms …

What Wedding Music Style Should I Have?

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After engaging the services of a wedding DJ or band for your special day, a key task in the planning process is picking a wedding reception playlist. Assuming a four hour reception party and 15 songs per hour, you could have a wedding reception playlist of up to 60 songs. How many songs should you pick in advance? Our recommendation …

What’s the Purpose of Wedding Cocktail Hour?

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The wedding cocktail hour is meant to provide a break between the ceremony and the rest of the reception. This gives you and your groom some time to either go off by yourselves. You can also have photos taken, or mingle with your guests. It gives your guests time to mingle and chat before dinner. Most importantly, it gives your …

What to Expect at an Indian Wedding

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Invited to an Indian wedding? You’re in for a treat. But first, You probably have a lot of questions about what to expect. The first thing to realize is that India is a big country with a lot of people. There are three major religions in India (Christian, Hindu, Islam) and several religions with smaller numbers including Sikhism, Buddhism, and …

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Book a Band or DJ For Your Wedding?

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Are you or somebody you know about to get married soon? Putting together a wedding is expensive, and is a lot of hard work. However, you want to be sure that you have memories that will last a lifetime. So, we’re here to help you weigh the pros and cons of your decision to book a band or DJ. A wedding …

Hire Wedding Jazz Band for your Reception

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If you’re looking to hire wedding jazz band for your wedding, we can help! From determining the style of music to hire wedding jazz band, we’re here to assist you in getting the party started! What’s Your Jazz Style? Jazz Band B.D. Lenz (Hackettstown, NJ) offered some great advice on how to decide which style Jazz Band is right for your …

5 Tips to Invent the Perfect Wedding Cocktail

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At Phillips Weddings, we know it takes two things to make a great party, great entertainment and great refreshments. Unfortunately, it can often seem like your budget makes you choose between the two. That’s why one standard piece of wedding advice is to forgo a full bar in favor of a few specialty drinks. Mixologist Joseph Jackson can help you create …

5 Tips to Save on Wedding Photos

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For couples looking to save on wedding photos, photography isn’t the area where you want to skimp. After all, your pro photographer will be the person cataloging the day that you want to remember for the rest of your life.   What’s the average couple paying nowadays? While the average couple pays $2,379 for their photos, according the The Knot‘s annual …

Why Engagement Photos are a Must-Have

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A lot of the recent popularity of an engagement session has to do with social media. In the old days (you know, back in the year 2000 or so), there wasn’t much to do with your engagement photos except send them to your hometown newspaper. Today though, with the explosion of social media, your engagement photos can be seen and …

Including Social Media into your Wedding

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One of the more popular wedding trends in 2019 is social media. There are as many people looking for ways to incorporate social media in to their wedding as there are people writing “please no tweeting during the ceremony” on their wedding programs. If you’re looking for ways to incorporate social media in to your wedding, we’ve got some ideas, and some cautions. …