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At Least These Bridesmaids Won’t Get Drunk

Bay Area wedding planner Laurie Arons recently predicted that American couples would be inspired by the May wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan...
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Punch is the New Signature Cocktail

Punch! It’s easy to serve, budget-friendly and festive—and you even can make it a day or two ahead of time. What exactly is punch?...
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Slower Flowers

First came the slow food movement, which promotes regional food systems and traditional cooking as an antidote to the ubiquity of fast-food chain restaurants....
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Rise and Shine

If you’re a morning person, you might want to consider this trend: the brunch wedding reception. Morning receptions offer one large advantage over the traditional...
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If the Shoe Fits

Looking for a bridesmaid gift with a soupcon of style and a Sacramento connection? Consider gifting each member of your squad a pair of...
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Winter Love

Red and gold bring the flavor of a white Christmas to your wedding day. Treat your guests to hot cocoa and dainty desserts during an outdoor reception.Flowers,...
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Warmth and Elegance

Golden lighting and farm-inspired accents combine with chandeliers and soft draping to create a rustic yet sophisticated wedding look.Styling, Design & Rentals: It’s All in the Details/Megan Hodapp Designs Florist:...
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For Your Attendants, the Gift of Local

Looking for an interesting, thoughtful gift for your wedding attendants? Consider a product made by a local creative. Here are our choices for great...
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What’s on Trend for 2018

Weddings are a beautiful time to celebrate the union of two individuals and their lifelong commitment to each other. Local wedding professionals have dropped...
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Paper Pretties

When you think of a wedding, you see the lasting memories. But what about memorabilia from the day? When the night comes to a...