Why You Should Have a Garden Wedding

Why You Should Have a Garden Wedding

Top Reasons Why You Should Have A Garden Wedding

Gardens are becoming a popular venue for weddings as the offer the perfect setting to have a magnificent and beautiful wedding. Surrounded by the beauty of nature, a perfect blue sky and endless magical experience, having a garden wedding will be more like a dream wedding. If you are considering the perfect venue for your wedding, some of the reasons that should implore you to select a garden venue are discussed herein

Nature Inspired Themes

Garden weddings are the perfect setting for people wishing to have nature inspired wedding themes. The garden will offer guests with an informal aura and a totally relaxed atmosphere. With a garden wedding, you will not have to spend lots of time decorating the garden because the natural beauty of the garden is part of the decoration. All you will have to do is enhance the beauty of the garden using decorative elements like flower pots, centrepieces, chair covers and floral displays.

Great Choice of Scenery

With a garden wedding, you have the option of selecting your preferred scenery for your wedding. No indoor decoration or backdrop can match the natural setting of a garden. You can select a garden with an ocean as a backdrop, an island garden or one in a mountainous area depending on your taste and liking.

For most wedding photographers, a garden setting is the perfect location for them to shoot perfect, amazing and high quality wedding photos and videos as a garden not only offers natural lighting but also acts as a perfect backdrop for any videos and photos

Can Incorporate a Variety of Themes

If you wish to fuse a variety of themes into your wedding, you should consider having a garden wedding as it is the only setting that can incorporate a variety of themes and still look awesome. In an indoor setting, your wedding decorator will advise on going for only one theme as fusing several will result in a confusing backdrop

Availability of Space

In the event you have a large number of guests, it can be difficult finding a larger indoor space to accommodate them comfortably. In a garden setting, you can easily find a venue depending on your guest list. Additionally, most guests will definitely appreciate a garden environment as it provides a comfortable sitting area with good air circulation.

Garden setting will also provide enough room for professionals such as photographers and wedding caterers to be able to undertake their activities effectively.


For those seeking to create the perfect atmosphere during their special day, it is only advisable to have a garden wedding. With a garden wedding you can create the perfect ambiance like having the wedding as the sun sets thus creating a magical moment and a great view for your guest. With the sun finally gone, you can use low light bulbs and play soft music to create a sense of romance within the venue. Indoor venues are not good for creating a perfect ambiance just because of being in a closed space.

Wedding Halls – Top questions to ask when selecting your wedding venue..

Wedding Halls – Top questions to ask when selecting your wedding venue..

Searching for the perfect wedding venue could be a tiring job, especially if you have lots of preferences in mind. Missing out a few important questions is common. Since your wedding venue should be a memorable one, it is imperative to choose it wisely. Here are top questions to ask when selecting your wedding venue.

Is the wedding hall available on the date you want?

Well, the most important thing to consider is whether the wedding hall is available on the date you have decided. To get a booking on a selective date, you have to reserve the venue as early as possible to avoid any inconvenience. If you are flexible with the dates, you may choose one that best suits your need and makes your favorite venue available for you. Also, ask whether there are any other bookings for wedding on the same day and if you have a specific time to leave.

Is there any difference in rates for different dates?

Some wedding halls may have a same rate throughout the year while some may show a variation of booking rates through the entire week. Find out in advance whether you are booking it on a day when the rates are high. Consider changing the day if you are on a budget. Mostly, wedding halls charges more for weekends than weekdays. Ask for any such variation of cost and decide wisely depending on how much you want to spend on the venue.

Whether they include decoration and catering?

Decoration is an essential part of any wedding. It creates a positive aura and leaves an imprint on the mind of your guests for years. If the decoration is not appropriate, your wedding may appear dull and boring. Some guests look for how well a venue is decorated and what new thing are incorporated to make it special. Ask the venue manager, whether they will arrange the decoration or you have to get it done.

Who will provide catering services?

Some wedding venues have their own in-house catering services while others allow you to hire your own. If you have specific catering needs, ask them if they will provide it. If not, whether they will allow you to bring your caterer. Whether they will allow you to make changes in the menu and add food of your choice. How much alteration you can make in their in-house catering menu. Whether they have a liquor license and will they provide liquor to your guests at an optimal price. Also, ask if they will allow you to bring your own liquor.

Is there ample parking and restrooms for your guests?

Although most wedding venues offer free parking for your guests, some may not. It is best to find how many vehicles can be parked in the parking provided by the wedding venue. If yes, then do your guests have to pay for it, or you will incur extra charges for it. If you have more number of guests, consider booking one with a large parking. Also, ask whether they have a shuttle service and how much they charge for it. Another thing to consider when booking a wedding hall is whether they have enough restrooms for your guests. Ideally there should be al least 4 restrooms for every 100 guests.

Apart from the above questions to ask before selecting your wedding venue, it is important to get everything in writing once you finalize. This will ensure that there is no other booking on the same time and that all the things you verify before booking will be functional on the final day. It will reduce last-minute stress and help you to enjoy your special day to the fullest while making it as memorable for your guests.

Leroy & Emily Dos Santos – Wedding

Leroy & Emily Dos Santos – Wedding

Leroy & Emily’s Wedding – What an amazing couple – great people – it was great to deal with Leroy & Emily and their families – real people of integrity. The Wedding day was Awesome – and the FLAWLESS Boys made sure the dance floor was full all the time – a truly amazing atmosphere –
Watch the video – Emily can move too!!!!! I can only imagine the kind of talent this couple’s kids will have
Love you guys !!!!
Celestine & Sylvia
Eagle Catering

Melt In The Middle Cakes…..

8 Food Blog Links – Check Them Out

8 Food Blog Links – Check Them Out

2014-12-29_2237When It comes to food blogging it is clear that there are some really exceptional sites out their on the internet – I wanted to share with you 8 sites that I consider to be amongst this elite of food blogging sites…. enjoy!!!

8 Food Blog Links We Love – Food52

We’ve scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we’re bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.


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31 Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating Now

31 Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating Now

2014-12-29_2245As a catering Company we are always looking to ensure that the food we prepare is healthy and wholesome – For a lot of our clients and most people out there knowing what is best to eat on a regular basis for a healthy lifestyle can be confusing- here we look at 31 healthy foods that you should have on your dietary list. Some of them are standard and popular – but some may just surprise you…

Fear not; eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. With the help of several nutrition experts, Healthland has taken the guesswork out of creating the perfectly healthy diet for you and your family. With the right kinds of foods, you can stave off heart disease, stay slim and boost your immune system. So what follows is a list of the 31 healthiest foods you should be eating now. Start stocking your fridge and pantry!

Read more: 31 Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating Now | 31 Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating, with Recipes | TIME.com http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/01/guide-the-31-healthiest-foods-of-all-time-with-recipes/#ixzz2s6L7EoAR

Children Friendly Breakfast – Lazy Sunday Mornings..

Children Friendly Breakfast – Lazy Sunday Mornings..

If your children love eggs broccoli and bacon this is a great one you can dish out on a Sunday morning –

Original From : FN

Get a bag of broccoli slaw — easily available at grocery stores (a fact I
happily discovered after moving back to the United States from Rome this year) —
and use an oven-safe saute pan to cook the green stuff on the stovetop along
with two slices of bacon (cut into small pieces) and 2 cloves of minced garlic.
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