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How to Be the Best Holiday Party Host Ever

December 13, 2018

Holiday party season is in high gear. Are you hosting a party (or parties!) this year? If so, we’ve got some tips on how to be the hostess (or host) with the mostest. Put your guests at ease. The host or hostess really sets the party’s vibe. If you’re stressed and anxious, your guests will […]

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Holiday Gift Guides for Everyone on Your List

November 23, 2018

Holiday shopping season is now in full swing! Have you made your list yet? If you haven’t, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite holiday gift guides from across the web to help you get started. And if you’ve already started your shopping but are stumped on gifts for some hard-to-buy-for loved ones, read on […]

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Get Your Holiday Meals from B&A Warehouse Catering!

November 3, 2018

One thing we always wish we had more of during the holiday season is time. More time with our loved ones, more time enjoying the sights and sounds of the season — but not more time in the kitchen. Don’t spend your Thanksgiving cooking, let B&A Warehouse Catering do it for you. We have two […]

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Why Brides Wear White and Other Wedding Tradition Origins

October 29, 2018

Have you ever wondered why brides wear white wedding gowns, or why it’s important to wear “something borrowed, something blue?” The history of wedding traditions is long and fascinating.   The White Wedding Gown Wearing a white wedding dress is relatively new to Western culture (Eastern brides wear red, which symbolizes luck and new life). […]

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6 Spooktacular Cocktails

October 6, 2018

Need a signature cocktail for your Halloween party? We’ve got you covered! We looked for drinks that were easy to make, in Halloween-appropriate colors, and that included delicious ingredients. Try one of these (or try them all!) at your spooky bash! Beetlejuice Cocktail From Bread Booze Bacon A vibrant green cocktail will be the hit […]

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Throw a Fall-Themed Party!

September 26, 2018

Autumn is here, at last! Cool days, crisp nights, newly fallen leaves, wearing sweaters and boots… It’s no wonder fall is many people’s favorite time of year. Why not celebrate this fantastic season with fall-themed party? Here are some ideas: Wine and Cheese Party Easy and elegant, a wine and cheese party is a great way […]

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Choosing Music for Your Wedding Ceremony

September 10, 2018

You have probably spent a lot of time thinking and planning all the details of your wedding, down to the last bit of greenery in your bouquet. But have you planned your wedding ceremony music? If you haven’t, don’t leave it to the last minute! Thoughtfully-chosen music can make all the difference in your ceremony. […]

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Our Favorite Wedding Favors

August 22, 2018

Shine a Little Light Candles are a go-to favor for good reason: everyone loves a good scented candle. Select your favorite scents — maybe scents that complement the flowers in your bouquet — and let guests choose take home the one they like best. Favors as Props Some couples like to give wedding favors that […]

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Featured Vendor: Bella’s Bridal

August 10, 2018

Brides love Bella’s! This chic boutique in Hoover caters to brides and bridesmaids (and the current reigning Miss Alabama!) with personalized attention and a stunning selection of gowns. With over 1200 bridal gowns from 20 different lines, finding a gown won’t be an issue. Choosing from among the beautiful styles might be, though! Bella’s also […]

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Groom’s Attire Tips

July 19, 2018

As a savvy modern groom, you know your wedding day is about a lot more than just putting on a suit and showing up. You want to look your best and showcase your personality while complementing the rest of the wedding party. We have some tips to help you select your best wedding day look. […]

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