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Madison Roxbury and her bridesmaids worked diligently the last week of December to set up for her wedding day. Roxbury, who works as the wedding and event manager for Ei...
January 03, 2024 Special Sections
With 23 years of experience working weddings, a Butler DJ said he knows to prepare for the unexpected, but admits he was surprised a few years ago when the groom was repl...
January 03, 2024 Special Sections
Just like the style of wedding gowns have changed drastically since the nuptials of the bride’s mother and grandmother, the music at wedding ceremonies, and the way it’s ...
January 03, 2024 Special Sections
Cash is king? 80% of engaged couples plan to have cash funds on their registry, according to top wedding website Zola. As couples increasingly marry after long relationsh...
January 03, 2024 Special Sections
In Grandma’s day, every wedding reception included a band to play the hits of the day and yesteryear as guests partied on the dance floor at the fire hall, but now disc j...
January 03, 2024 Special Sections
Weddings can be as novel or traditional as couples prefer. Couples who go the traditional route will undoubtedly include certain spotlight dances in the reception. The fa...
September 06, 2023 Special Sections
Fall colors, white bouquets popular One of the biggest purchases made for a wedding is flowers, and that seems to be getting even bigger. Larry Steffen, owner of the But...
September 06, 2023 Special Sections
Question, which is better: Christmas season or wedding season? Of course, it’s wedding season. Two love birds tying the knot is an event everyone looks forward to, especi...
September 06, 2023 Special Sections
For the autumn wedding season, local wedding venues anticipate seeing more colors, smaller guest lists and experience-based wedding activities. “We’re seeing a lot of col...
September 06, 2023 Special Sections
Couples nervous about tying the knot might find comfort in having some familiarity at their wedding ceremony, which could come from directly from their officiant. The Rev...
September 06, 2023 Special Sections
Wedding planning is a unique experience unlike any endeavor most couples will ever encounter. Much effort goes into planning a wedding, and that includes building a budge...
January 04, 2023 Special Sections
Weddings are such momentous occasions that it’s no wonder couples want to share their big days with as many people as possible. Though a wedding where all friends, family...
January 04, 2023 Special Sections
Wedding trends come and go, but what do the owners and managers of wedding venues predict to see during 2023? Madison Roxbury, wedding and event manager at Weddings at Ei...
January 04, 2023 Special Sections
The new year brings renewal, change and innovation, and that rings true for engagement rings. “So many more people want custom-made; they don’t want cookie-cutter jewelry...
January 04, 2023 Special Sections
Working in the county office responsible for issuing marriage licenses can be a heartwarming job. Meeting couples who want to spend their lives together can make even the...
September 14, 2022 Digital Media Exclusive
Working in the county office responsible for issuing marriage licenses can be a heartwarming job. Meeting couples who want to spend their lives together can make even the...
September 14, 2022 Special Sections
Man’s best friend is turning into man’s best man in a trend where brides and bridegrooms insist on having their dog in their wedding photos. Fred Vero, the owner of Fred...
September 14, 2022 Special Sections
Choosing the perfect color for bridesmaid dresses is an exciting decision every bride gets to make. Turns out, where you live will likely determine it for you. The fashi...
September 14, 2022 Special Sections
The COVID-19 pandemic may have postponed or downsized weddings this year, but it hasn't diminished a demand for the rings. Several Butler County jewelers report strong ...
September 02, 2020 Special Sections
The old expression goes “Necessity is the mother of invention.” And when the pandemic has scotched all your plans to throw your daughter a bridal shower, then you have t...
September 02, 2020 Special Sections
Karen Stewart has seen wedding flower trends sprout up, have their moment in the sun, then wither and be replaced by a new crop of floral favorites. During her 35 years...
September 04, 2019 Special Sections
Vibe Over Palette: Instead of starting with colors, couples’ are coining words that express the kind of party they’re throwing — like “rustic with a bit of romantic and ...
September 04, 2019 Special Sections
Wedding dress trends delight modern brides A bride used to carry her belongings in a demure bag or purse down the aisle. Today, the advent of the pocket has revamped the ...
September 04, 2019 Special Sections
If the heavy uptick in the number of weddings this year at The Stables at Connoquenessing are any indication, Butler County brides and grooms are following a national tr...
September 04, 2019 Special Sections
Getting married is a lot more complicated than picking out a china pattern. There is a constant tug-of-war between time-honored traditions and doing things a different w...
September 04, 2019 Special Sections
“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — a...
September 05, 2018 Special Sections
CRANBERRY TWP — Brides this year may notice they're having a tougher time booking old inns, rustic farmhouses or botanical gardens for their weddings. Historic venues ar...
September 05, 2018 Special Sections
A wedding is a time for two people to join as one. But these days, many brides and bridegrooms are bringing more to the nuptials than their hopes and dreams. They're br...
September 05, 2018 Special Sections
Today's weddings are often planned down to the tiniest detail, sometimes at great expense, to create a truly “perfect” day. But for better or for worse, one random eleme...
September 05, 2018 Special Sections
Ministers can be approached by brides and bridegrooms with some special requests to add to that special day. For the most part they try to be accommodating. Brady Randa...
September 05, 2018 Special Sections
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