The Taharaa Mountain Lodge is impossible to miss as you drive down St. Vrain Avenue, in Estes Park, Colorado. And, it is as warm and elegant on the inside, as it is grand on the outside. The lodge has rustic elegance, and the charm is evident as soon as you walk through the doors. A large double sided fireplace greets guests in the lobby area, and the view through the large … [Read more...] about Taharaa Mountain Lodge, Estes Park, CO
Last week, we had the pleasure of visiting some of the fine destination wedding venues in Estes Park, Colorado, including the historic Mary's Lake Lodge and Resort. Mary's Lake lodge is one of the oldest lodges in the area, originally founded in 1913. They had a tragic fire in the 1970's which caused it to close for about 20 years while they rebuilt the lodge and built … [Read more...] about Mary’s Lake Lodge & Resort, Estes Park, CO
Do you want the DJ to take music requests from the guests at your wedding reception – or not? Some couples do, others prefer not to. There is no right or wrong answer; but please remember, when a guest requests a song, that it’s not possible for a DJ to have every possible song that might be requested – no matter how big a DJ brags his music repertoire is. Challenges There … [Read more...] about How to Handle Music Requests at your Wedding Reception
As wedding budgets tighten, more and more brides are looking for a way to provide a consistent, high quality meal, and keep the price reasonable. It’s always best to start with a consultation with an experienced wedding caterer in person to discuss exactly what you are looking for and at what price range. Many caterers offer meal choices and service options that can range … [Read more...] about Beef – It’s What’s for Reception
A bride can find so much information online about flowers: what’s in season, colors, styles and even suggestions. However, it’s consistently hard to find relevant information on proper care, handling, hardiness, and climate (indoor vs. outdoor weddings relative to the location). A professional florist/designer should be involved at the very beginning in selecting, then … [Read more...] about Wedding Flowers: Professional Florist or DIY?