70 posts by Metropolitan Bride

4 Ways To Handle Uneven Guest Lists For Your Wedding

You and your spouse-to-be have each finished compiling the lists of family and friends that you know would not want to miss your big day. You’ve finally picked out your wedding parties, and y’all are ready to inform the caterer when… You get self-conscious. Why is their list four times as long as yours? There are any number of situations that can cause an uneven number of wedding guests for each of the newlyweds, especially in these tumultuous times. Treasure each person who is ...

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Bridal Beauty Trends 2020

Ahhh... planning for the big day! So much to think about, so much to keep track of and so many, many hours spent on Pinterest finding allll the beautiful bridal inspirations. Listen, I know you've got a lot on your mind but we're going to take a second to chat about all things Bridal Beauty. There is a whole wild world of beauty and it can get really overwhelming for anyone, even the most makeup savvy of us. I'm going to pinpoint a couple of major trends in the Bridal Beauty world to ...

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The “Minimony” And Why You Should Embrace It

In the wake of COVID-19, couples planning a big wedding have had to stop and rethink the idea.  For some, COVID-19 hit right as their dream wedding was fast approaching.  This meant for many that it was too late to cancel it and still recoup the thousands of dollars in deposits they had put down.  The restrictions on gatherings made it impossible to carry on with some of those big March/April/May weddings.  Thus the "minimony" was born! What is a minimony you ...

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The Atrium – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Venue

Putting the YOU in Your Wedding From the moment you get engaged, the flood of questions comes at you. “When’s the wedding?? Where’s the wedding?? Will you do this?? Will you do that?” Then your head spins and you start getting pulled along with the current. But guess what… it’s 2020 and there are no rules! The world is doing whatever it wants, and so can you!  Jessica YahnJessica Yahn Odds are, you’re not a wedding expert and this is your first time diving ...

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Sparrow Lane Wedding & Event Center – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Venue

Be among the first to be married at Sparrow Lane's full service wedding and event center. Sparrow Lane has four different buildings making it uniquely perfect for anything from lavish to elopements. Of the four buildings, there is a chapel that can hold up to 200 guests and a barn that hosts up to 280. If you love the great outdoors, there are three stunning outside locations for ceremonies as well.  The other two buildings are quaint cottages complete with full bathrooms and ...

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The Barn at Bear Ridge – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Venue

A dream comes to life with an authentic post & beam, all wood barn. Trish and Brett dreamed of a barn nestled in the Mark Twain National Forest that would be new construction with all the amenities...but still have an old barn feel. Building The Barn at Bear Ridge is a dream come true for them. It is perfect for your rustic, country or upscale wedding. It could be a place for a family celebration, school prom, graduation or somewhere to renew your wedding vows!  It is easily ...

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Travel 2020 Style

Hi again Brides and Grooms! Congratulations on your engagement, upcoming wedding planning and of course your dream honeymoon! I'm Geri Jacoby-Smith, Travel Advisor at Adelman Vacations. I wanted to reach out and let you know many of our  travel destinations will be opening up soon!! That means, we can travel once again! I know I'm ready, are you? Many airlines have put a few safety rules in place. Delta Airlines started with social distancing - therefore many middle ...

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Tips’s For a Great Wedding Video

We have been doing weddings for years and have compiled some tips we have learned over the years on how to get the best video on your wedding day.  Look around for YOUR style. We all have a different style. Find that videographer who has your style of video.Write each other a little note that can be read at the beginning of the day or write your own vows (or both). We want to include the sounds of the day in your film. This helps build your story from start to finish. Allow ...

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Wedding Decorations: Renting vs. Buying

Oh my gosh! You’re engaged! Congrats!! So many options to keep track of. Do I want to go for a classic, elegant vibe with tons of cylinder vases, greenery, and candles? Oooo, but we love to travel, do we want our theme to incorporate that in? Go Chiefs! Red and gold, ALL the way! Wait, we’re getting married in October though, and we LOVE Halloween, should we go for a black, gothic vibe? Let’s face it. Wedding planning is hard, and trying to decide on a cohesive wedding theme/décor ...

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A Glimpse Into Holistic Health & Wellness

I want to introduce you to Xyngular.  We are a holistic health and wellness company with an emphasis on weight loss.  We turned 10 years old last December. After being in direct sales for 20 years and helping brides with their skin care and color needs, I decided to make a shift in my business and started helping both brides and grooms get healthier and thinner.  I feel it is so important for people to not only look good but feel amazing, and my products ...

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