Real Ottawa Wedding | Kate and Marc-Antoine


December 31, 2014 – Fairmont Chateau Laurier Continue reading

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A Sunny Colorado Winery Wedding


By Rev. Alan Viau | One of the nice things about being an officiant is that I get to perform friends and family weddings. I’ve just returned from Grand Junction, Colorado, where I married my niece at Two Rivers Winery. It was tough leaving 80F (26C) desert weather for Ottawa’s 5F (-15C) temperatures. Continue reading

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Ottawa Wedding Vendor Review: Hair Stylist and Make-Up Artist Mathew McRae


By: Genevieve Pelletier
Photos: Mathew McRae
I get asked all the time for advice on Ottawa wedding vendors. Who do I think is the best venue, cake, flowers?  I’m obsessed with all things wedding, so I jump at the chance to brag about my favorites. Continue reading

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Real Ottawa Wedding | Brittany and Joel


August 30th, 2014 – Orchardview Conference Centre Continue reading

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Mastermind Behind the Veil | Throw back to 2011


Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a wedding from a planner’s perspective? Wonder no more. Continue reading

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Bridal Shows


By: Molly Hanzidiakou
Wedding season is around the corner and just down the aisle.  We can practically hear the wedding bells.  However, with a wedding there needs to be wedding bells, at a venue, with guests and flowers; the list really does go on and on.  This is where wedding shows come into play. Continue reading

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3 Mistakes to Avoid during the Wedding Sand Ceremony


By Rev. Alan Viau
The wedding sand ceremony is becoming a popular choice for couples who want to replace the unity candle with something more permanent and safe. I’ve observed three common mistakes that brides and grooms make during the ritual that are easily to avoid. Continue reading

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Marriage and the “What-Ifs “


by: Genevieve Pelletier
Photos by: Jonathan Kuhn Photography
Sometimes it’s easy to dwell on the negative, and miss out on the positive things right in front of you. Continue reading

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Wedding Speech Guidelines


Courtesy of I Just Said Yes | Wedding speeches are very important at a wedding reception.  Do not make them long in detail but certain individuals should say a few words. Continue reading

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