Genevieve Pelletier


Genevieve is an Ottawa based writer with a love for her city. After becoming engaged she fell in love with weddings. While some brides stressed over the journey, she loved every flower, dress, and cake. With a quirky writing style, she combines her love for writing and weddings into a fun and light hearted blog.

Why a wedding planner is a great choice

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By: Genevieve Pelletier | I hear brides and grooms say all the time that wedding planners are just so expensive. Why would they pay someone to do what they can do for themselves? Continue reading

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Religious differences and your wedding

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Before a couple discusses specific wedding plans, they need to sit down and talk about their religious beliefs. As interdenominational weddings have become more popular, conventional weddings have become more complicated. The couple needs to have an open discussion on both their wedding ceremony, and their upcoming lives together. Continue reading

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Setting the Date

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Congratulations you are engaged! The question was asked, and answered, thankfully with the desired result. Now your friends and family won’t stop asking, “when is the big day?” Continue reading

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Honeymooning Locally | Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello

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Your honeymoon is a time to escape, to remove yourself from your real life, and just spend time together. You have the rest of your lives to worry about children, work, and bills. Take this time to experience a retreat. There is no better place in my mind than Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello for this experience. Continue reading

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Honeymooning locally: Wilderness Tours Raft & Kayak Resort

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Continuing with our series of local honeymoon spots, we explore a spot for the more adventurist couple. Wilderness Tours Raft & Kayak Resort might not be the first place you think of for honeymoons, but if spas and candles aren’t for you, this place is perfect. Continue reading

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The Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa: Honeymooning Locally

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By: Genevieve Pelletier
I think honeymoons are important. You spend months planning your wedding, and you need some time alone as a couple to unwind. To make the most out of your time and money, you need to focus on what you really want; enjoying time together as a newly married couple. Staying local can give you the best experience when you have limitation. Continue reading

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Alternatives to Throwing Rice

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By: Genevieve Pelletier
Traditionally, after a couple were announced married, the guests threw rice at them. Nowadays most venues have banned this practice. Don’t worry, because there are still some great alternative for your marital send off

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What Bar?

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When planning your wedding reception the question of alcohol will always come up. How much? Who gets what? Who pays? There are so many options it can be confusing. Here is a simple guide to help you understand the choices better. Continue reading

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