Bachelor(ette) Parties

How to Plan a Memorable Bachelorette Party

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter  Your best friend is getting married, and it’s up to you to plan the perfect bachelorette party. It can be an overwhelming task, but with careful planning and creativity, you can create a memorable and fun experience for the bride-to-be and her closest friends. Here are some tips to help you plan a successful bachelorette party: Set a Budget Before you start planning, it’s important to set a budget. Discuss with the other bridesmaids and the bride-to-be to determine how much everyone is comfortable spending. This will help you narrow down your options and avoid overspending. Pick a Theme A theme can make the party fun and cohesive. You can choose a theme based on the bride’s interests or hobbies. For example, if she loves wine, plan …

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More “Our Favorite Things”

We love finding new gift ideas to showcase for our readers. Here are more items that are unique wedding favors: This small, silver photo frame features a heart-shaped detail that is ideal for a wedding favor or place cardholder. Get creative with whatever you decide to “frame”! Use as a place card holder, table number holder, or insert a photo of the happy couple as a take-home keepsake. Finished with black velvet on the reverse side means it will look nice from any direction.         On the night that you give your husband-to-be the key to your heart, give your guests this beautiful antique-style key bottle opener to commemorate the occasion.             Delight your guests at any party or wedding with a wine or bottle stopper in a beautiful gift …

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Farm Brew Live: A One-Stop Destination for Barns, Brews and Bashes

By Jennifer Lazzo Farm Brew Live is the place to go for locally-crafted beer, craft food, and live entertainment. With spaces both big and small – and everything in between – it’s the perfect destination to host a special occasion. The eight-acre campus is the home of the historic Thomasson Barn, built in 1929 on a former dairy farm, as well as new buildings that have been completed in phases. The first phase included 2 Silos Brewery, the Pour House and the Yard. The Living Room at the Pour House, located on the mezzanine level overlooking the 2 Silos tasting room; the brewery’s processing area, when available due to the production schedule; and the VIP area of the Yard, with seating for 50, are smaller spaces perfect for bachelor parties, bridal showers or rehearsal dinners. Next came the Great Hall, …

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