wedding planning

How to Plan a Destination Wedding

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 | Filed under: Destination Wedding, dream wedding, Honeymoon ideas, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Destination WeddingToday couples have more wedding venue and ceremony options outside the traditional chapel. Destination weddings allow couples to pack their bags, and get married in a dream location.  From tying the knot in the warm sand, whisked away in the mountains, historical landmark, or in the heart of a big city, a destination wedding can feel like the ultimate bliss as well as a honeymoon in one. With the many exotic options to choose from, every couple will find a destination that best suits their taste. To plan a dream wedding in a getaway location, couples should consider important logistics to ensure your big day will be everything you hoped for. Sit back and grab your plane ticket, the Manor has gathered advice from far and wide to advise you how to plan a destination wedding. Read more…

Why You Should Still Hire A Wedding Planner

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding Planners, wedding planning, Wedding Vendors | author: By Keith Sly,    

With endless possibilities from Pinterest wedding boards and access to plenty of information with a simple Google search, you may question the benefits of hiring a wedding planner. For some brides, the answer is easy; they know that wedding planning is just not for them. But for brides having spent their whole lives imagining every aspect of their wedding day, they may not see the need for extra help. Hiring a wedding planner offers perks for every bride, wedding size, and budget. A wedding planner serves as an assistant to the bride-to-be, dedicated to providing expertise, vendor connections, and foresight in transforming dream weddings into reality. We recruited our own wedding planners at The Manor to provide keen insight as to why you should still hire a wedding planner.
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Planning An Outdoor Wedding

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Filed under: Outdoor Venue, Outdoor Wedding, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Beauty in nature is found everywhere. With bright blue skies, romantic breezes and picturesque sunsets. When planning an outdoor wedding, it’s important to consider various aspects to ensure that the wedding is perfectly captures nature’s beauty. At the Manor, we offer 20 acres of manicured landscape, and a beautiful selection of formal gardens with trellises and an open-air gloriettes. Our wedding planners have gathered ideas and advice to ensure your outdoor wedding is stunning!
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Wedding Planning Countdown

Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Parents and wedding planning, Party Planning, Pre-wedding, wedding planning, Wedding Venues | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding Planning TimelineThe wedding date is officially set, let the countdown begin! As the excitement builds, ideas flood, and tasks quickly pile on, it is completely normal for brides to start to feel overwhelmed and anxious when planning their dream wedding. Rest assure, the wedding planners at the Manor have created this wedding timeline to serve as a guideline and ensure that the wedding planning process leading up to your big day, is enjoyable. Our wedding planners offer relief to some of the biggest planning decisions and burdens that surround your wedding day. Here are our helpful insights to best prepare couples for your upcoming special day.
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Unveiling Wedding Day Myths and Superstitions

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Filed under: wedding dress, wedding myths, wedding planning | author: By Paul Keenan,    

Wedding Day Myths and SuperstitionsThis is the day you’ve been planning since you were a little girl; your wedding day has finally arrived. As a bride, you’ve put forth a valiant effort into planning your seating arrangements, menu and your guest list. The last thing you need to be concerned with is hearsay and silly folklore to put a damper on your big day. The Manor brings you the truth behind these superstitions to ensure you enjoy your wedding day to the fullest.
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Best-Of Our Wedding Budget Tips

Monday, July 11th, 2016 | Filed under: Best Of, Wedding Budget, Wedding Budget Mistakes, Wedding Décor, wedding flowers, Wedding Invitations, wedding planning | author: By Rolf Shick,    

Best-Of Our Wedding Budget TipsNo matter what your wedding budget, you’re likely interested in getting the most wedding from your money, using your wedding funds wisely to bring each of your wedding wishes to life for your ultimate dream wedding impressions and experience. We’ve worked with NJ wedding couples on every type of budget you can imagine, and we’re always impressed when our couples and their NJ wedding coordinators make magic from the wedding budget in so many areas of the plans. The best wedding budget-saving tips help you create the details you’ve always wished for, without any savings showing. Your guests will never be able to tell that a particular wedding menu decision, or wedding décor choice, was made with savings in mind. The grand effect of your big day is one of opulence and the best wedding catering in NJ, a fine dining experience for all of your guests in a beautifully-designed ballroom or wedding gardens, with the best champagne flowing, and elegance in every detail.

We invite you to check out our top-viewed, Best-Of wedding blog posts on the following wedding budget topics:
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Holiday Weekend Wedding Tips

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 | Filed under: Holiday Weekend Wedding, Wedding Cocktail Party, Wedding Entertainment, wedding planning, Wedding Venues | author: By Paul Keenan,    

Holiday Weekend Wedding TipsIf you plan your wedding to take place during a holiday weekend, you’ll need to incorporate some smart wedding planning tips into your preparations. The top NJ wedding planners are well-skilled at preparing couples for a holiday weekend wedding, foreseeing the greatest challenges and making the most of your wedding weekend plans.

If you haven’t yet booked your wedding venue, nor your wedding vendors, be aware that holiday weekend wedding dates are in-demand, so availability may be scarce in the short-term. Always prepare and book well ahead of a holiday weekend wedding, to give yourselves the chance to get your dream wedding venue and the best NJ wedding experts.
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15 Essential Signs to Have at your Wedding

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 | Filed under: reception planning, wedding planning, wedding receptions, Wedding Signs | author: By BLG,    

15 Essential Signs to Have at your WeddingWedding signs add a personal touch to your NJ wedding, welcoming your guests to your big day, directing them to the events of your ceremony and reception, sharing your wedding menu and drink offerings, and – most importantly – adding your voice and your personalities to the day. Wedding signs have become a top wedding trend for 2016, and many couples design their wedding signs so that they can take them home from their wedding venue after the celebration to display them in their homes.

You’ve likely seen plenty of wedding signs on Pinterest, Instagram and on top wedding blogs, so you’re already inspired by some of the most cleverly-worded wedding signs, romantic wedding signs, and enticing signature drink signs. You can make these as wedding DIY projects, order them from talented Etsy wedding artists, or even borrow signs from your recently married friends as valuable wedding freebies. However you plan to acquire and display your wedding signs, we have some ideas on where and how to display them at your wedding:
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10 Essential Post-Wedding Tasks

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 | Filed under: thank you notes, Wedding etiquette, wedding gifts, wedding planning, Wedding Venues | author: By BLG,    

10 Essential Post-Wedding TasksWhen your wedding is over, your wedding planning tasks are most definitely not over. There are still some important wedding To-Do’s to complete. Many come from the world of wedding etiquette, and some begin your happily ever after with smart, protective steps to help ensure your peace of mind and financial health.

Here are the top 10 essential post-wedding tasks:
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What to Do with your 2nd-Choice Wedding Planning Ideas

Friday, February 5th, 2016 | Filed under: Morning After Breakfast, Party Planning, Wedding Breakfast, Wedding checklist, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    

What to Do with your 2nd-Choice Wedding Planning IdeasWhen you first start planning your wedding, browsing Pinterest wedding pins, top wedding blogs, and wedding magazine websites for inspiration, you’ll undoubtedly collect far more wedding ideas than you can possibly use at your wedding ceremony and reception. Your excellent wedding idea searches and your own personalized wedding ideas become a treasure trove of details that can soon lead to wedding stress. Too many wedding ideas can lead to overwhelm, as many couples report in wedding surveys.

We’re happy to tell you that you can use all of your wedding ideas! Any wedding trends and wedding inspirations you gathered can be included in your wedding season, from engagement parties all the way through to parties you’ll host long after you’re married! While you may not have been able to use your formal wedding, informal wedding, DIY wedding details, menu wishes, signature drinks, cakes and desserts, and even your wardrobe wishes on the one day of your wedding, each event in your lineup of pre-wedding parties and post-wedding celebrations can have its own theme, its own formality, its own look and feel. Which means all of these wedding ideas you’re collecting turn into many fabulous events!

Here are the wedding season events where you can use your ‘2nd-choice’ wedding inspirations and party ideas: Read more…

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