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10 Tips to Writing a Maid of Honor Toast | www.WeddingsatIndianRidge.com

10 Tips For Writing a Great Maid of Honor Toast

Giving a Maid of Honor toast can seem like a daunting task. What should you say? How should you say it? Should it be funny or serious? Don’t worry! You’ve got this, just be yourself, and follow these 10 tips for the perfect Maid of Honor toast! Plan ahead! This is not the time for procrastination.  The longer you wait, the more stressed you’ll get.  Give yourself some time to think about what you want to say and how to say it. Know Your Audience Is this a...

Wedding Cake Alternatives: Mini Desserts | Indian Ridge, Hudson Valley Wedding Venue | www.IndianRidgePreserve.com

10 Alternatives to Wedding Cake

Who says you have to serve wedding cake at your reception?  Don't stress over all of the wedding cake ideas out there. Why not break with tradition and serve your guests one of these fun and unique alternatives!        1. Pie Pie is the perfect dessert for a Rustic Style wedding. Traditional flavors and local favorites will be loved by wedding guests! Choose a single flavor or a whole spread of options. You could even throw in a fruit cobbler!   2. Cookies Cookie tables are very popular at weddings right now! You...

Wedding Planning Timeline | www.IndianRidgePreserve.com

Wedding Planning Timeline

    You’re engaged! Congratulations! Let the wedding planning begin!     Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve created this basic Wedding Planning Timeline to help you stay on track of all your tasks! Remember, this is just a general outline. You make have more tasks or less, but this should give you a general idea of what to expect to do and when to do it! Here at Indian Ridge, we are happy to help you with the logistics of planning a wedding. We will...

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10 Wedding Readings From Literature

In our last blog post, we talked about different way you can personalize your wedding. One of those was to choose readings that are meaningful to you and your partner.  Today we are sharing a few of our favorite wedding readings from classic, contemporary, and children’s literature. Maybe you’ll find something that would be perfect for your wedding ceremony.   The Princess Bride by William Goldman "Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches...

Four Ways to Transform Your Outdoor Wedding Space

Ahh, the great outdoors! What’s not to love about a fabulous outdoor wedding? The fresh air, the beautiful scenery, the possibilities are endless! Looking to break the mold and just be different than the beautiful, yet-not-you ballroom/banquet hall weddings? Searching for ways to “pretty-up” your outdoor space? Look no further! Here’s some great ways to ensure your outdoor wedding is one to remember! Lighting: Just like lighting can transform and impact a space in your home, it can do the same for the setting of your dream wedding. When it comes...